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Michelle DeVriendt
Michelle  DeVriendt


Croswell, Mich.

High School:
Croswell Lexington



Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2017 Spring Season

In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.


Boston-Bound Rowers Prepare for Two Races

MSU looks to draw on HOCR experience.


Spartans Host Wisconsin, Minnesota In Big Ten Double Dual

MSU hosts lone home race in 2017


Big Ten Double Dual On Tap for Spartans

Spartans Line Up With Other Ranked B1G Crews


Rowers Open Big Ten Season at Rutgers

Spartans Face Top-10 Crews In Princeton Saturday

2017: A 2017 Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Opened the season with strong performances at the Oak Ridge Cardinal in the second varsity eight, finishing second to Virginia in a time of 6:48.672 and defeating Notre Dame and West Virginia in the morning session and posting a heat victory in a time of 6:51.429 over Clemson, Minnesota, and the Mountaineers in the afternoon (3/11) ... On Sunday at Oak Ridge (3/12), was fourth behind Michigan, Virginia, and Tennessee in a time of 6:52.579 ... Posted a commanding victory in the opening Big Ten race of the season in the varsity eight at Rutgers, defeating the Scarlet Knights by more than 10 seconds (7:00.9) ... In the second varsity eight, rowed at Princeton with Brown in the day after the B1G opener (3/25). Finished third behind No. 10 Princeton and No. 5 Brown in a time of 7:10.7 ... In a Big Ten Double Dual at Indiana (4/1), rowed in the second varsity eight and clocked a 6:56.16 lined up against No. 14 Iowa, 15 seconds behind the Hawkeyes, and was about a length behind the Hoosiers in the afternoon (6:45.61-6:50.91), but had a half-length advantage on Kansas at the finish line ... Hosting a Big Ten Double Dual on Lake Ovid (4/8), finished second to No. 11 Wisconsin ( 6:29.44 -6:53.34) in the morning and was about a length of open water behind Minnesota in the afternoon session in the second varsity eight (6:49.08) ... In the third four, raced twice on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. (4/22-23) against several Boston-area crews, and started the weekend with a convincing win (7:40.709) over two entries from Radcliffe and one from Northeastern... Took a win in the Sunday race (7:37.0), outpacing Radcliffe by 19 seconds (7:56.2) and nearly a full minute ahead of Radcliffe's fourth varsity four (8:31.6)... In the third varsity four, crossed the finish line in a time of 7:34.502 at the Big Ten Championships, about a half a length of open water behind fourth-place Wisconsin (7:34.502).

2016: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, earned with a 3.7 grade point average In the 2015-16 academic year ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Finished third behind Oklahoma and Kansas (7:42.95) and ahead of Notre Dame in the morning session of second varsity four racing in the season opener at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (3/12-13), but finished fourth behind Virginia, Kansas and the Irish in the afternoon (8:07.32). Finished third to Minnesota and Central Florida in the final race at Oak Ridge (8:18.369) ... Had a pair of third-place finishes in the varsity four at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual in Columbus (4/2), six seconds behind second-place Clemson in the afternoon and 20 seconds behind top-ten crews from Virginia and Michigan in the morning session (7:45.2) ... In the varsity four, defeated Rutgers in the morning session of the Big Ten Double Dual in Princeton, NJ (4/9), but fell to No. 3 Ohio State in the second session (9:08.7) ... Finished seventh in the morning session of Saturday racing at the Clemson Invitational (4/16-17), and sixth in the Saturday evening session -- all behind several nationally ranked boats ... Finished seventh in the Sunday session at Clemson ... In a three-school race in Columbus, raced in the varsity four and finished behind the host Buckeyes and Syracuse (4/24)... Finished third behind No. 10 Michigan and (RV) Louisville in the varsity four (4/30), racing on Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor ... In the varsity four, finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships held in Indianapolis (5/15), clocked in a time of 7:41.863

2015: Academic All-Big Ten Honoree.

2014: Finished fourth at the Big Ten Championships as part of the second novice eight (5/18)... Held off Wisconsin in the final 500 to win by a half-length and defeated Minnesota by open water in the second novice eight at Michigan (4/12).

Prior to MSU: Attended Croswell-Lexington High School in Croswell, MI ... Varsity letterwinner in softball for two seasons ...

Personal: Born June 21, 1995 ... Daughter of Vincent and Jennifer Devriendt ... Plans to major in kinesiology.

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