Clare Vandelinder
Clare Vandelinder

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grosse Pointe, Mich.

High School:
Grosse Pointe South


2011: Competed with the second varsity eight... Took a second place finish in the Petite Finals of the NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:37.28, a 00:00.15 margin over Princeton... Rowed with the second varsity eight at the Big Ten Championships where the Spartans came in fifth place with a time of 6:34.71... Aided her boat in three victories in the second varsity eight over Boston University, Gonzaga, and Indiana, with top margins of 17.7 seconds, 15.4 seconds and 10.6 seconds respectively to win the Dale England Cup... Posted a Big Ten win over Minnesota in the Spartans' only home race of the season... Swept Virginia, USC and Texas with winning margins of 5.6 seconds, 6.4 seconds and 4.5 seconds... Defeated both Ohio State and Washington State with the second varsity eight.

2010: Saw most of her action in the varsity four and second varsity four... Victorious over Michigan and Notre Dame by margins of 4.1 and 20.3 seconds with 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... Rowed to a second place finish with the second varsity four at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 7:31.76.

Prior to MSU:Lettered in rowing her sophomore through senior seasons, cross country her junior year and in field hockey her freshman year.

Personal: Born July 20, 1989... Daughter of David and Kathleen Vandelinder... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.