Kristina deJong
Kristina deJong

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfax, Va.

High School:
W.T. Woodson


2011: Steady member of the varsity and second varsity four... Rowed to a fourth place finish with the second varsity four in the Big Ten Championships with a time of 7:26.97...Recorded a sweep over Boston University, Gonzaga and Indiana including a time of 6:22.2 over Indiana to capture the Dale England Cup...Posted a 8.62 second Big Ten victory over Minnesota in the varsity four at the Spartans' only home race of the season... Posted the second-fastest time in the spare pairs at the NCAA Regatta.

2010: Rowed with both the varsity four and the second varsity eight... Defeated Gonzaga and Buffalo with the varsity four ... Notched a victory over Cornell ... Also recorded a 35 second Big Ten victory over Indiana with the varsity four... Captured fourth place in the Big Ten Championships with at time of 6:33.01 with the second varsity eight... Rowed to a 9th place finish in the NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:38.04.

2009: Competed in two races in the varsity four and five meets in the second varsity four at the one, two and three spots ... Member of the varsity four at the NCAA Regatta (7:29.71) who won the Third-Level Final by open water ... Helped the second varsity four to a third-place finish at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 7:07.13 ... Helped the second varsity four to an open water victory over No. 20 Notre Dame.

Personal: Born July 19, 1988 ... Daughter of Paul deJong ... A social work major.