Jill Modean
Jill Modean
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
Position: port/stbd

As a freshman (2014): Sat at two with the varsity four at the Sacramento State Invitational, and then competed the remaining 10 races of the season with the second varsity eight in the two seat…won a gold medal with the second varsity eight at the WIRA Championships…that boat was named the Conference USA Boat of the Week after posing one of the fastest JV8 times in school history (6:53.10)…named to Conference USA’s Honor Roll for maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, Ariz…rowed two years for the Tempe Junior Crew in Arizona…won a gold medal as a member of the women’s quad at the 2012 Newport Autumn Rowing Festival…also won silver in the novice single in 2012 at both the Long Beach Junior Invitational and Desert Sprints…took home a silver with the quad at the 2011 Newport Autumn Rowing Festival.

Personal: Parents are David and Valerie…a mathematics major…took up rowing prior to her junior year of high school…has a 2,000-meter ergometer time of 7:28.0.