Kathryn Switalski  
Kathryn Switalski

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Grosse Pointe Park

High School:
Grosse Pointe South

Position:
Varsity


05/13/2012

Minnesota Rowing Places Fifth at Big Ten Championships

Kalmoe and Haws named to All-Big Ten teams.

05/11/2012

Rowing Set to Compete at Big Ten Championships

The event will take place Sunday in Indianapolis, Ind.

04/29/2012

Minnesota's First Varsity Four Notches Win vs. Wisconsin

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

04/15/2012

Rowing Wraps Competition at Virginia Invitational

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

04/14/2012

Rowing Picks Up Five Wins to Open Virginia Invitational

The Gophers will compete Sunday beginning at 8:00 a.m.

2011-12 • RS Senior Season: Defeated Kansas, Buffalo and Duke and competed against Virginia as 2V8 in the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana as 2V8 in the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Raced in the Virginia Invitational as 2V8 (4/14-15) ... Rowed against Wisconsin as 2V8 in the Home Dual vs. Wisconsin (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships 2V8 (5/13)2010-11 • Senior Season: Letterwinner • competed with Minnesota's First Varsity Eight at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) • raced with the 1V8 at the Wisconsin Dual (5/1) • helped the 2V8 win at the Charles River Challenge (4/17) • raced with the 2V8 at the Double Duals against Michigan and Michigan State (4/9) • earned Boat of the Week honors after helping the 2V8 win against Tennessee (3/20) • finished first in the Collegiate 8+ and second in the Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Rock (10/10) • raced with the 1V8 at the Princeton Chase (10/31) • won the Collegiate 8+ with Minnesota's B boat at the Head of the Mississippi (10/3). 2009-10 • Junior Season: Letterwinner ... member of the Gophers' First Varsity Four that won the Petite Final at the South/Central Sprints (5/16) ... member of the 1V4 that won the Petite Final at the Big Ten Championships (5/1) ... helped the 1V4 to a dual win over Kansas (4/24) ... raced with the 1V4 at the Lake Natoma Invite (4/18) ... member of the Gophers' 1V4 that took two wins over Iowa and Louisville (4/10) ... stroked the 1V4 to a dual win over Tennessee (3/20) ... raced with the 2V8 at the Head of the Iowa (10/25) ... also raced in a Varsity Four boat at the Head of the Iowa ... helped the 2V8 to a second-place finish in the Women's Collegiate 8+ at the Head of the Mississippi (10/4). 2008-09 • Sophomore Season: Redshirt 2007-08 • Freshman Season: Letterwinner ... opened her Gopher career at the Cal-Sag Regatta with the Minnesota C Varsity Eight boat (11/4) ... member of the Second Varsity Eight during the spring season ... member of the 2V8 that competed against Michigan and Michigan State during the double dual (4/19) ... raced with the 2V8 in the win over Kansas (4/25) ... held the No. 2 seat in the Gophers' Grand Final fourth-place finish at Big Tens (5/3) ... helped the 2V8 win the Petite Final at the Aramark South/Central Sprints (5/18). Previous Rowing Experience: Competed with the Detroit Boat Club crew from 2004-07 ... team finished sixth at the 2006 USRowing Scholastic Championship and at the 2006 USRowing Youth National Championship ... also competed in the 2007 USRowing Youth Nationals and finished 11th overall ... earned a second-place finish in the Junior B Eight at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in 2004 ... was a member of the Second Varsity Eight that finished third at the 2005 and 2006 Midwest Junior Rowing Championships ... member of the First Varsity Four at the 2006 Head of the Charles ... placed second with the Varsity Eight at the 2007 Midwest Junior Rowing Championships. Personal: Born November 26, 1989 ... plans to major in environmental science, policy and management ... daughter of Thomas and Carol Switalski ... a 2007 graduate of Grosse Pointe South High School.