Women's Rowing

 

  Krysten Menks
Krysten Menks

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ventura, Calif.

High School:
Ventura

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
02/06/1994

Team:
Varsity


04/11/2014

Rowing To Compete In The Annual Knecht Cup This Weekend

The Minutewomen will travel to New Jersey to race in the two-day regatta.

04/05/2014

Race Moved To Sunday As A Result Of Weather

Minutewomen will race against Colgate in the morning before a five team meet that afternoon.

04/04/2014

Pair Of Events Up For Rowing This Weekend

UMass set to host a set of races on the Connecticut River

03/28/2014

Rowing Heads To Rhode Island For The Yankee Cup

UMass will compete against Boston College and Rhode Island this Saturday

03/23/2014

Rowing Takes Varsity 8+ Race From Coast Guard

Top boat finishes in 5:29.6 as Minutewomen open spring schedule with scrimmage

CAREER HONORS
2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll

2013-14 - Sophomore:
Fall 2013: At the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), finished tenth in the Collegiate 4+ with a time of 18:23.2 and rowed in the Collegiate 8+ ... Took sixth at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/12) in the double in 23:18.8 ... At the Head of the Charles (10/19-10/20), raced in the Club 8+ and finished eighth with a time of 17:32.798 ... Earned a pair of 11th place finishes in the JV 8+ and Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Fish (10/26) ... Secured gold in the Collegiate 2x E Final with a time of 8:17.28 at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3).

2012-13 - Freshman:
Spring 2013: Did not compete.

Fall 2012: In first collegiate regatta, took second in the novice 8+ with a time of 16:36.90 and second in the open 4+ with a time of 18:19.57 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/6)...Took first in the open 1X with a time of 19:47.5 at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/13)...Raced in the championship 4+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/21)...Took first in the novice 4+ with a time of 13:54.02 at the Head of the Fish (10/27) and third in the collegiate 4+ with a time of 14:05.39.

Before UMass: A 2012 graduate of Ventura High School ... Was on the water polo team her freshman and sophomore years and captained the squad as a sophomore ... Represented the United States at the CanAmMex Regatta in Mexico City, Mexico, in the quad ... Attended the U.S. Junior Sculling Selection Camp.

Personal: Krysten Nichole Menks ... Born February 6, 1994 to Gary Menks and Peggy Cowey ... Has one sibling, Kasie. ... Intends to major in Kinesiology.

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Apr 18
    vs Connecticut All Day
    Saturday, Apr 19
    at MIT/Bates All Day
    Sunday, May 4
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship Regatta All Day
    Friday, May 9
    vs Heats All Day
    Saturday, May 10
    vs Finals All Day
    Friday, May 30
    vs Heats All Day
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