Women's Rowing


AS A SENIOR: Rowed with the varsity eight boat where her team blue crew won two of three races against Notre Dame gold and Northeastern ... competed at the Pac-10 challenge in the second varsity eight boat that defeated Stanford (7:13.26) and UCLA (7:29.9) ... sat in the second varsity eight boat splitting two races against Michigan State ... finished first place at the Indiana Invite in the second varsity eight crossing the line in 6:32.5 ... rowed with the second varsity eight at the Charles River Challenge winning two of three races ... sat in the second varsity eight that won the gold medal at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 6:51.80 ... helped the second varsity eight boat earn a third-place finish in the Grand Finals of the Central/South Region Championship (6:43.20) ... at Head of the Rock helped the Irish to an impressive second-place finish (15:42.05) in the varsity eight division that featured 23 entries ... at the Cal-Sag Regatta helped the Irish varsity crew to an eighth place finish out of 22 entries ... later her crew would win the varsity eight final B fleet with a time of 6:58.534 beating Iowa (7:01.695), Wisconsin (7:01.701) and Indiana (7:02.819) ... two-year monogram winner ... named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team on two occasions.

AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with second varsity eight crew in the regatta against Tennessee and Minnesota ... was in the second varsity eight boat in victory over Alabama and Cincinnati as her crew posted a time of 6:49.85 and in regatta against Michigan, Michigan State and Clemson ... rowed all three races versus California, Stanford and UCLA at the Windemere Classic ... her crew defeated Stanford with a winning time of 7:54.01.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in both the eight and four boats ... led varsity four boat to 11th-place finish overall after taking fifth in Petite Final at NCAA Championships with a time of 8:01.96, helping Notre Dame to a ninth-place finish in overall team standings in first-ever appearance in team competition ... was in the Notre Dame "B" boat in the varsity eight race at the Lubbers Cup as crew finished fourth with a time of 7:19.09 ... took second in open at San Diego Crew Classic as her boat finished with a time of 7:32.11 ... rowed with the varsity four at Indiana Classic and earned two second-place finishes ... member of varsity four boat at BIG EAST Championship that copped gold medal with a time of 7:33.00 as Notre Dame captured its third straight team crown ... took fourth in Petite Final in varsity four race at Central/South Region Championships with a time of 7:47.87 ... finished fourth in the opening regatta in the piece one race clocking in at 10:01.00 ... in the piece two competition in a time of 9:42.00 her crew finished fifth ... rowed in the four seat in the piece three race and finished third among 11 entries ... collected a 10th-place finish in the open eight at the Head of the Rock ... at the Notre Dame Invitational her crew placed sixth in the varsity four in a time of 16:58.0.

AS A FRESHMAN: Member of the novice eight for the 2004-2005 season ... capped the year finishing seventh at the Central/South Region Sprints ... second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... victorious over Yale (6:50.8) ... defeated Cincinnati... first place versus Purdue and Louisville and claimed victory over Indiana and Purdue ... finished first (7:19.49) in the Collegiate Petite Final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... finished against versus Tennessee. Sat in the six seat for the novice for the fall ... finished fourth along with her novice eight-a crew at the Head of the Elk competition in a time of 17:03.1 ... also placed sixth with her eight crew at the Head of the Elk with a time of 17:26.0.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Played volleyball and soccer and ran cross country and track during her career at Heritage High School ... travel soccer team was the 2001 U17 Michigan Premier League travel soccer championship team and won the U19 7-11 Soccer Tournament in 2003 ... served on the executive committee of Youth F.O.R.C.E., the youth board of the Saginaw Community Foundation ... a member of the National Honor Society...participated in drama, choir, and Hype in high school ... completed a year of Nation Service in Boston between high school and college through City Year, an AmeriCorps program ... uncle, John Cowan was a captain of the University of Missouri football team and aunt, Maureen Finnigan, ran cross country for Notre Dame in 1987 ... father attended Notre Dame ... oldest of Joseph and Kristan Outwater Madison's three children ... born Nov. 10, 1984 in Boston, Mass. ... graduated with a degree in biology from the College of Science.

Kristan Madison
Kristan  Madison


Saginaw, MI

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