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Laine Draper - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Laine Draper

Class Junior
Hometown Denver, Colo.
Height 5'9"
High School George Washington HS

Career Honors

  • 2020-21 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

2020-21 (FRESHMAN)

  • Aided the team to a 3.55 spring GPA
  • Led team to be 2021 Sunflower Showdown Champions over Kansas State
  • Competed with the Second Varsity Four for a third-place finish at Iowa’s Regatta (4/24) with a time of 7:55.91
  • At the Sunflower Showdown against Kansas State, guided the Third Varsity Four to a first-place mark of 8:50.3
  • 2020-21 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team


  • Swam for George Washington High School
  • Four total letters won
  • Three-time District League Champion in 2018, 2019, and 2020
  • Was a state qualifier in 200 IM and 100 breast stroke
  • Some of her additional accolades include most improved in 2018, Patriot Award recipient in 2020 (given to one team member each year for commitment, hard work, and overall team spirit), and co-captain 2018-2020
  • Academically, member of the honor roll for eight semesters, three-year member of the National Honor’s Society, and has an international baccalaureate diploma

Daughter of Doug and Anne Draper…Has one sibling, a brother named Will…Plans to major in biology…Relatives that attended KU include her David Draper (grandfather), Doug Draper (father), Andrew Draper (uncle), and William Draper (brother, currently attends).