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Alexandra Maibusch
Alexandra Maibusch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale South

Birthdate:
08/12/1988


2011: Member of the varsity eight boat... Honored as All-Big Ten Second Team ....named to the All-Central Region Second Team... Captured a Big Ten gold medal in the varsity eight when the Spartans took first place in the race with a time of 6:17.12, and a 3.41-second margin of victory over Ohio State at the Big Ten Championships... advanced to the Grand Finals at the NCAA regatta, where the varsity eight rowed to a sixth place finish with a time of 6:36.12...Helped the Spartans capture the Dale England Cup with a sweep of Boston University, Gonzaga and Indiana and posted a 4.1 second victory over the Hoosiers... Captured two Big Ten victories over Minnesota and Wisconsin with the varsity eight in the Spartans' only home race ... Rowed to a win over Texas by 4.3 seconds... Notched a margin of 3.7 seconds in MSU's victory over Washington State.

2010: Spent a semester studying abroad, and therefore did not compete for MSU.

2009: Rowed as a member of the second varsity eight crew in all seven races, sitting at the four and seven seats ... Helped the second varsity eight to a Petite Final victory at the NCAA Regatta clocking in a time of 6:37.83 in an open-water victory ... Helped the second varsity eight to a second place finish at the Aramark South/Central Sprints recording a time of 6:13.40 ... Member of the second varsity eight crew which took first at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 6:15.07 ... Helped lead the second varsity eight to a pair of victories at the Dale England Cup ... An Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2008: Rowed as a member of the second varsity eight crew, sitting primarily at the bow and in the third seat ... One of two spares for the team at the NCAA Championship Regatta ... Member of the crew that took second at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 6:47.39... Helped the second varsity eight top fifth-ranked Princeton in the season-opening meet after clocking in at 7:52.1 ... Helped defeat No. 14 Notre Dame and Indiana the next week in the Spartans' only home race ... Member of the crew that topped Oregon State and Central Florida and narrowly lost to No. 3 Virginia in the third race of the season ... Rowed as a member of the crew that swept Minnesota and No. 15 Louisville.

2007: Rowed the novice eight to a 7:15.30 open-water finish over Ohio State...Rowed the novice eight to a 7:14.32 finish over Virginia "B" and Duke...Helped the novice eight complete an undefeated day at the Big Ten Invitational with a 7:53.10 finish over Indiana...Helped pull the novice eight to a first-place finish in its morning heat and earn a birth in the grand final at the Big Ten Championships...Helped row the novice eight to first-place finish in its morning heat at the Aramark South/Central Regional and earn a fifth place finish in the grand finals.

Personal: Born Aug. 12, 1988 ... Daughter of Robert and Cheryl Maibusch ... A landscape architecture major.

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