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Shay Pemberton - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Shay Pemberton

Height 5'9''
Class Graduate
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Blue Valley Northwest HS

2020-21 (JUNIOR)

  • Aided the team to a 3.55 spring GPA
  • Led team to be 2021 Sunflower Showdown Champions over Kansas State
  • Helped the Second Varsity Four to a first-place finish over Oklahoma (3/27) with a time of 8:06.54
  • Maintained a fourth-place mark on both days of the Sunshine State Invite (4/2-3) with times of 9:15.84 and 9:19.82 respectively with the Second Varsity Four
  • Finished fourth overall at Iowa’s Regatta (4/24) at 7:57.96
  • Competed with the Second Varsity Four at the Sunflower Showdown (5/1) finishing third with a mark of 9:01.0
  • Raced with the Second Varsity Four at the Big 12 Championship (5/15) finishing fourth at 8:18.583

2019-20 (SOPHOMORE)

  • No season due to the coronavirus

2018-19 (FRESHMAN)

  • Rowed the Fourth Varsity Four to a first-place victory over Creighton with a time of 7:04.3
  • Helped the Third Varsity Four (Exh.) to a fourth-place finish at the annual Sunflower Showdown with a time of 7:43.14


  • Lettered in soccer at Blue Valley Northwest

Daughter of John and Teresa Pemberton … Has two siblings, Gage and Taylor … Plans to major in exercise science and minor in business.