Kate Burdick
Kate Burdick

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Ann Arbor Pioneer

Birthdate:
12/01/1985


05/17/2013

Spartans Head to Big Ten Championships

MSU looks for fourth championship

2005-06: Rowed bow seat of the varsity eight at the NCAA Championship, contributing to a sixth-place finish in 6:51.22 ... As bow, helped the varsity eight to a first-place finish in the "B" final at the South/Central Regional Championship in a time of 6:34.9 ... Contributed to the varsity eight fourth-place finish at the Big Ten Championship crossing the line in 6:52.4 ... Recognized for having the highest grade point average on the team at the Student Athlete Support Services Academic Gala.

2004-05: One of four freshman to join second varsity eight just before championship season ... Rowed in the five seat for second varsity eight crew, which placed fifth in the nation at NCAA Championship with a time of 6:40.69 ... Contributed to second varsity eight's third-place finish in the 'A' final at the South/Central Sprints with a time of 6:38.96 ... In the five seat, helped second varsity eight finish behind only Ohio State (6:28.52) in Big Ten grand final with a time of 6:29.46.

Prior to MSU: Attended Ann Arbor Pioneer High School ... Won the Midwest Championship in 2002 ... Captain all four years of high school career ... Boat rowed to an undefeated season in 2003 ... Named Most Valuable Freshman Novice in 2001 ... Two-time MVP varsity rower in 2003 and 2004.

Personal: Born Dec. 1, 1985 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Daughter of Frank and Kathy Burdick ... Kinesiology major.