Adrien Kawalek
Adrien  Kawalek

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Welland, Ontario

High School:
E.L. Crossley

Position:
Varsity


05/13/2016

Big Ten Championship Awaits Spartans in Indianapolis

Rowing starts Saturday with semifinals

05/13/2016

Big Ten Championships Await MSU in Indianapolis

Racing begins Saturday evening

05/13/2016

Big Ten Championships Await MSU in Indianapolis

Racing begins Saturday evening

03/13/2015

Rowers Kick Off 2015 in Oak Ridge

Spartans line up with competitive field to begin season

05/18/2014

Spartans Fifth at Big Tens

Varsity Four Wins Bronze

2015 A mainstay in the varsity eight for all seven racing weekends … Clocked a weekend-best 6:01.206 in the final set of races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (3/14-15) vs. Kansas, Tennessee, and Alabama … Was within six seats of both UCF and Oklahoma in the first V8 races at Oak Ridge, clocked in a time of 6:06.431 … Fell to both Louisville and Notre Dame in a double dual at Ohio State (3/28) … Dropped a pair of dual races to Big Ten foes Iowa (6:47.2-6:56.03) and Indiana (6:23.8-6:42.9) in a Big Ten double dual at Michigan (4/11) … Had a rough go at the Clemson Invitational (4/18-19), finishing sixth, seventh, and seventh on Lake Hartwell in a regatta featuring 10 teams from the CRCA Top 25 … Finished behind eventual National Champion Ohio State, NCAA qualifier Michigan, and Syracuse at a quad in Columbus, with a time of 6:45.7 … Was behind both Wisconsin (6:55.3541) and Minnesota (7:03.971) varsity eights with a time of 7:11.529 in a Big Ten race in Baraboo, Wisconsin (5/2) … Won the Petite Final at the Big Ten Championships (5/17), finishing with five lengths of open water ahead of Rutgers (7:05.305-7:32.583) … Missed a spot in the Big Ten Grand final by under two-tenths of a second, behind third-place Iowa in the Big Ten semifinal heat (6:54.239-6:55.910) (5/16).

2014: Took third place and earned a medal at the Big Ten Championships as part of the varsity four... Beat Michigan by nearly 10 seconds as part of the varsity four (5/3)... Finished in contact with UCLA and Louisville in its third-place finish at the Clemson Invitational (4/19)... Finished third behind nationally-ranked Syracuse and Washington State on the second day of the Clemson Invite (4/20)... Defeated Rutgers and Boston in the second varsity eight race (3/28)... Varsity four defeated Duke by three seconds on the first day of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (3/15).

Prior to MSU: Attended E.L. Crossley in Front Hill, ON ... Won gold at Schoolboy Sr. 4+ and Sotesbury Cup Sr. 4+ her senior year...Women's English Henley 8+ Champions ... Took silver at Head of the Charles in 2013 ... Awarded the team MVP as a senior ... Won Stotesbury Cup gold for both junior and senior 4+ ... Given the Most Improved award as a sophomore ... Earned Novice of the Year as a freshman ... Junior Oarswoman of the Year award her junior year.

Personal: Born Sept. 1, 1995 ... Daughter of Ted and Lori Kawalek ... Undecided major.