Spartans line up with competitive field to begin season
Varsity Four Wins Bronze
Spartans line up with Gophers, Badgers
MSU races BU, Rutgers Friday; Takes on Ivy Foes Saturday morning
Spartans Face Earliest Start Since 2009
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.