|High School:||Bellingham HS|
WSU CAREER: As a JUNIOR (2014-15) rowed with the third varsity eight boat in the fall…in the spring, competed with the varsity four crew and the third varsity eight crew…competed with the varsity four crew, defeated No. 17 UCLA and No. 18 Oregon State at Dexter Lake…helped attain third place in the Pac-12 Rowing Championships…as a SOPHOMORE year (2013-14), competed with the third varsity eight boat in the fall, winning its respective heat at the Head of the Lake…competed with the open eight boat and third varsity eight boat in the spring…helped third varsity eight crew defeat Oregon State as team captured Winchell Cup…member of novice team FRESHMAN (2011-12) year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three times in basketball...also played volleyball.
PERSONAL: Born JoAnne Bates…January of 1994…parents Dean and Jeri Bates are business owners…older brother Loren and younger brother Garth.