Melissa Drezdzon
Melissa Drezdzon


Appleton, Wis.

High School:
Appleton North



149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons


Minnesota Rowing Places Fifth at Big Ten Championships

Kalmoe and Haws named to All-Big Ten teams.


Rowing Set to Compete at Big Ten Championships

The event will take place Sunday in Indianapolis, Ind.


Minnesota's First Varsity Four Notches Win vs. Wisconsin

The squads faced-off on Lake Phalen in St. Paul.


Rowing Wraps Competition at Virginia Invitational

The Gophers raced against some of the top teams in the country.

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Defeated Buffalo, Kansas and Duke and competed againstVirginiaas V4 and defeatedNotre Dame and Kansas as 1V4 in the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indianaas 2V4 in the Big TenDouble Dual (4/7) ... Defeated San Diego, Northeastern, Penn State and Michigan State as 1V4 in the Virginia Invitational (4/14-15) ...Defeated against Wisconsin as1V4 in the Home Dual vs. Wisconsin (4/29) ... placed fourth in the Big Ten Championships 2V4 (5/13) ... recieved the Big Ten Boat of the Week Award 1V4 (3/20) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree 2010-11 • Freshman Season: Competed with the First Novice Eight during the season ... picked up a fourth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) ... rowed against the Badgers at the Wisconsin Dual (5/1) ... defeated Michigan State at the Big Ten Double Duals (4/9) ... placed first at the Tennessee Dual (3/20). PERSONAL: 2010 graduate of Appleton North High School ... born Sept. 21, 1991 ... daughter of Ed and Linda Drezdzon ... has a sister, Sara ... majoring in chemistry with a minor in French ... is a summer camp counselor in her free time.


Gophers Finish Fall at Devil's Head


Minnesota rowers finish up their fall season this Saturday at the Devil’s Head Scrimmage in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

Gophers Finish 20th at Head of the Charles


Competing in the world's largest two-day regatta, the Minnesota rowing team earned a top-20 finish at the 51st Head of the Charles.

Gophers to Compete at Head of the Charles


The University of Minnesota rowing team is heading to their biggest competition of the fall as they travel to Boston, Mass. to race in the Head of the Charles.

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