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    Kristin Henkel  
    Kristin Henkel

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Manchester, CT

    High School:
    Miss Porter's School

    Height:
    5-11

    Birthdate:
    08/02/1983

    Squad:
    Varsity


    IN THE FALL: At the season-opening Head of the Rock, she was a member of the eight crew that posted a 10th-place showing with a time of 16:30.87 ... helped the open eight-c crew to a third-place finish in a time of 16:13.7 at the Head of the Elk.

    AS A JUNIOR: Earned her second monogram with the Irish ... named to the 2004 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team ... rowed as a member of the second varsity four for most of the spring campaign ... BIG EAST Rowing Challenge champion in the second varsity four helping the Irish to land their first ever BIG EAST team title in rowing ... swept all three sessions with first-place wins against Tennessee and Michigan State ... took first-place honors again against Duke a day later ... placed third against Michigan, Clemson, Eastern Michigan and Michigan State ... finished third in the second varsity four at the Indiana Crew Classic behind talented Michigan State and Notre Dame "B" boats ... finished first in the preliminary heat of the open four at the Central Sprints ... in the fall, rowed in the five seat ... placed 12th in the third varsity eight at the Head of the Rock ... in the "A" eight crew at the Head of the Eagle, took third.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned her first monogram with the Irish for the 2002-2003 season ... named to the 2003 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team ... rowed in the second varsity four for most of the spring season ... had the highest finish for the Irish at Central Sprints, winning first in the grand finals ... also won first in the grand finals at BIG EAST, winning by over 30 seconds ... also had a first place finish against Michigan State ... in the fall, rowed in the third varsity eight at the Milwaukee River Challenge and at the Head of the Rock ... boat finished 20th at Milwaukee ... placed seventh at the Head of the Rock ... rowed in the fourth varsity eight at home against Kansas ... finished sixth against the Jayhawks ... was a member of the second club four that placed fourth at the Head of the Ohio.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in the fourth varsity eight at the Indiana Crew Classic and versus Tennessee, finishing second in both races ... in the fall, rowed in the six seat of the fourth varsity eight at the Chicago Chase and the Head of the Rock ... placed 10th at the Chicago Chase ... also rowed in the sixth seat of the gold-medal winning novice eight boat at both the Chicago Chase and Head of the Rock ... was part of the second varsity four crew that was fifth at the Milwaukee River Challenge.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-year letterwinner at Miss Porter's School in rowing ... member of the first varsity eight crew her junior and senior seasons, rowing in the second seat as a junior and the bow seat as a senior ... received the Most Effective Novice Award as a sophomore ... also a four-year letterwinner in soccer and basketball ... earned all-state honors in soccer as both a junior and as a senior ... team co-captain and most valuable player in 2000-01 ... team captain of the basketball team junior and senior years ... played the bassoon in the school orchestra, was tour guide, head of the ski club and a member of youth group and Kol Echad, a religious diversity group ... also taught confirmation ... parents are Jim and Diana Henkel ... born Aug. 2, 1983, in Rockford, Conn. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in psychology ... has been named to the Dean's List four times in her career.

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