Lydia Hawthorne
Lydia Hawthorne


Rochester, MN

High School:
Mayo High School


2012 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

102 Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.


Rowing NCAAs Await Spartans


Spartans Ready for Big Ten Championships

MSU Varsity Eight Going for Fifth Straight Gold


Spartan Four is Big Ten Boat of the Week

MSU stands tall against top-15 competition


Rowers Complete Dual Season at Stanford

Spartans eye NCAA bid with strong results.

2011: 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 margin of 15.8 seconds over Gonzaga and 4.1 seconds against Indiana to capture the Dale England Cup with the varsity four... Posted a 8.62 second Big Ten victory over Minnesota ... Defeated Texas by a margin of 10.6 seconds with the varsity four... Posted second-fastest time of the field in 2011 NCAA spare pair race.

Prior to MSU: Came in seventh place in her in the first varsity four and eight boats her senior year at the Midwest Junior Rowing Championships... Was a member of the University College Dublin Ladies Boat Club where they took first place in the Irish National rowing championships.

Personal: Born August 5, 1989... Daughter of Frank and Dottie Hawthorne... Majoring in public policy.