Name: Jessica Thoennes
Position: Women's Eight
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Women's Eight
Height: 6-2
DOB: 9/20/1995
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.
College: University of Washington ‘18
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Coach(es): Tom Terhaar, Laurel Korholz
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (women's eight)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent – 2018, served as an alternate
  • Years of participation: 2018
Other Career Highlights
  • Won silver in the women's eight at the 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships
  • Earned Academic All-Pac-12 honorable mention
  • Won gold in the Second Varsity 8+ at the 2018 NCAA Rowing Championships
Personal: Parents are Chris and Sue; two sisters are Olivia and Camille...Walked on to the University of Washington women's rowing team...Considers having the first sweep in NCAA history as one of her favorite sporting accomplishments...Loves learning, reading, gardening, hiking in the mountains and drinking coffee.