Adrien Kawalek
Adrien  Kawalek


Welland, Ontario

High School:
E.L. Crossley



Big Ten Championship Awaits Spartans in Indianapolis

Rowing starts Saturday with semifinals


Big Ten Championships Await MSU in Indianapolis

Racing begins Saturday evening


Big Ten Championships Await MSU in Indianapolis

Racing begins Saturday evening


Rowers Kick Off 2015 in Oak Ridge

Spartans line up with competitive field to begin season


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.