Adrien Kawalek
Adrien  Kawalek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Welland, Ontario

High School:
E.L. Crossley

Position:
Varsity


04/20/2017

Boston-Bound Rowers Prepare for Two Races

MSU looks to draw on HOCR experience.

04/06/2017

Spartans Host Wisconsin, Minnesota In Big Ten Double Dual

MSU hosts lone home race in 2017

03/31/2017

Big Ten Double Dual On Tap for Spartans

Spartans Line Up With Other Ranked B1G Crews

03/23/2017

Rowers Open Big Ten Season at Rutgers

Spartans Face Top-10 Crews In Princeton Saturday

03/10/2017

Rowers Open 2017 At Oak Ridge

Spartans look for early success in Tennessee

2017: Opened the season with strong performances at the Oak Ridge Cardinal in the second varsity eight, finishing second to Virginia in a time of 6:48.672 and defeating Notre Dame and West Virginia in the morning session and posting a heat victory in a time of 6:51.429 over Clemson, Minnesota, and the Mountaineers in the afternoon (3/11) ... On Sunday at Oak Ridge (3/12), was fourth behind Michigan, Virginia, and Tennessee in a time of 6:52.579 ... Posted a commanding victory in the opening Big Ten race of the season in the varsity eight at Rutgers, defeating the Scarlet Knights by more than 10 seconds (7:00.9) ... In the second varsity eight, rowed at Princeton with Brown in the day after the B1G opener (3/25)... Finished third behind No. 10 Princeton and No. 5 Brown in a time of 7:10.7 ... In a Big Ten Double Dual at Indiana (4/1), helped the varsity four to a time of 7:36.30 in the afternoon to have open water over both Indiana and Kansas and was just over eight seconds off the pace of Iowa in the morning session (7:34.02) ... Hosting a Big Ten Double Dual on Lake Ovid (4/8), rowed in the varsity four which clocked a morning time of 7:38.8 behind No. 11 Wisconsin ( 7:18.82), but avenged a loss to Minnesota earlier in the season by downing the Gophers by just over a length in the afternoon (7:29.82- 7:36.99) ... Raced in a pair of varsity four entries in Cambridge, Mass on the Charles River, finishing with open water over Northeastern (7:28.400- 7:35.290), with UMass and BU battling it out for third (4/22) ... Completed the weekend on the Charles in the V4 by finishing in a time of 7:30.9, just under a length ahead of Radcliffe (7:33.6), and both crews were 30 seconds ahead of Boston College (4/23)... At the Big Ten Championships (5/14) in the Varsity four, finished fourth in a time of 7:11.257, about a length ahead of fifth-place Indiana at the finish ...

2016: In the second varsity eight at the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/12-13), posted a third-place finish in its first race (6:41.80), about three seats behind second-place Kansas. The margin for MSU in the afternoon session remained at about three seats behind Kansas in a time of 6:32.64, but both crews were open water behind Virginia and Notre Dame. Finished second behind B1G foe Minnesota in the final race at Oak Ridge (6:59.707) ... Had a pair of third-place finishes in the varsity four at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual in Columbus (4/2), six seconds behind second-place Clemson in the afternoon and 20 seconds behind top-ten crews from Virginia and Michigan in the morning session (7:45.2) ... In the varsity four, defeated Rutgers in the morning session of the Big Ten Double Dual in Princeton, NJ (4/9), but fell to No. 3 Ohio State in the second session (9:08.7) ... At the Clemson Invitational (4/16-17), raced in the 2V8 and took fifth place (7:15.9), less than a length out of fourth in the Saturday morning session, and then was sixth behind several ranked crews in a stacked Saturday evening race ... Finished third to No. 3 Ohio State and No 16. Syracuse (4/24) in a three-boat second varsity eight race in Columbus, clocked in a time of 6:45.5 ... Finished third behind No. 10 Michigan and (RV) Louisville in the second varsity eight (4/30), racing on Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor ... In the second varsity eight, finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships held in Indianapolis (5/15), clocked in a time of 6:56.150 ...

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.