Kayla Thom
Kayla  Thom


Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Mayer Lutheran



Gophers Open Big Ten Season at Iowa

Minnesota will face the host Hawkeyes and Louisville during the event.


Gophers Get First Action in Scrimmage at San Diego

Five of the Gophers' six boats won by open water.


Gopher Rowing Has Impressive Showing at Head of the Iowa

Minnesota's varsity eight A boat finished secondin the main event.


Gopher Rowing Wraps Fall Season at Head of the Iowa

The varsity 8+ will open the competition at 10:00 a.m.


Haws, Drozynski Take Home Collegiate 2- Title at Head of the Rock

The pair won their race in a time of 21:17.05.

2011-12 • Junior Season: Defeated Buffalo and Kansas and competed against Virginia and Duke with the First Varsity Eight at the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana with the 1V8 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Raced in the Virginia Invitational with the 1V8 (4/14-15) ... Rowed against Wisconsin in the 2V8 in the Home Dual vs. the Badgers (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships with the 2V8 (5/13).

2010-11 • Sophomore Season: Letterwinner • finished fourth at the Big Ten Championships with the Gophers' Second Varsity Eight (5/15) • competed with the 2V8 against Wisconsin (5/1) • raced with the 1V8 at the Charles River Challenge (4/17), the Double Duals against Michigan and Michigan State (4/9), and against Tennessee (3/20) • part of Minnesota's A boat in the Varsity 8+ competition, and also competed in the Varsity 4+, at the Head of the Iowa (10/31) • competed in the Collegiate 4+ and 8+ at the Head of the Rock (10/10) and the Head of the Mississippi (10/3).

2009-10 • Freshman Season: Competed in her first Big Ten Championships as a member of the First Novice Eight boat (5/1) ... member of the 1N8 that raced against Kansas (4/24) ... raced with the 1N8 that split action at the Double Duals (4/10) ... with the Minnesota A boat, advanced to the Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic (3/28) ... competed at the Head of the Iowa (10/25) ... placed third with the Novice A boat at the Head of the Mississippi (10/4).

Personal: A 2009 graduate of Mayer Lutheran High School ... born January 29, 1991 ... daughter of Jeff Thom and Nancy and Mine Wilson ... has a sister, Chelsie and a brother, Matthew ... undecided on a major ... played both volleyball, basketball and track & field ... eight-time letterwinner ... two-time all-conference in the discus ... co-captain of the volleyball, basketball and track teams.


Head of the Mississippi Regatta Cancelled


Saturday's Head of the Mississippi Regatta has been cancelled officially due to adverse current conditions.

Davis Previews Season Opener


Gopher Rowing head coach Wendy Davis sat down with GopherSports.com ahead of the team’s season-opening outing at the Head of the Mississippi in Minneapolis.

Gophers to Open Season on the Mississippi


Gopher Rowing will open the 2017-18 campaign at the Head of the Mississippi in Minneapolis this weekend.

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