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    Kinga Mikolajczyk
    Kinga Mikolajczyk

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wloclawek, Poland

    High School:
    Krzysztof Kamil Baczynsky Secondary School

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Starboard

    Experience:
    HS

    At USC
    Kinga Mikolajczyk, a senior starboard, enters her fourth year in the USC program after a very productive three seasons as a Trojan...in 2010, Mikolajczyk rowed for the second varsity eight and the Varsity Four boats as she helped the Trojans to a fourth place finish at the Pac-10 Championships as well as a eighth place finish at the NCAA Championships...Rowed out of the first seat in the Trojans win over Notre Dame at the SoCal Challenge... in 2009 Mikolajczyk continued to be a strong presence for USC in the varsity eight boat and also rowed in the varsity four, which is where she rowed in USC's win over Harvard at the Charles River Challenge...the varsity four boat finished in second at the Pac-10 Championships, just two tenths of a second behind victor Cal...Mikolajczyk was then used in varsity eight boat the NCAA Championships and helped the team finish 11th ... in 2008 Mikolajczyk was an integral part to the varsity eight boat as a true freshman...Mikolajczyk rowed out of the No. 2 seat on the varsity eight boat which finished 10th at the NCAA Championships...rowed out of the bow seat in the varsity eight boat for much of the season...helped varsity eight to beat UCLA in dual meet and finish second at the 2008 San Diego Crew Classic...

    Rowing Highlights
    Mikolajczyk rowed for the Polish National Team and WTW Wloclawek rowing club...placed second in the coxless four and the eight plus coxswain races at the 2008 Polish Championships...earned second place in the eight plus coxswain at the U23 Polish Championships in 2007...was a member of an eight plus coxswain boat which finished fifth at the World Cup in Holland in 2007...finished first in a Final B (seventh overall) in a coxless pair race at the Junior World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam in 2006...finished second in a coxless pair race at the Baltic Cup in 2005...finished seventh in an eight plus coxswain boat at the World Rowing Championships in Germany in 2005...took second in a coxless four race at the Olympic Hopes Regatta in 2004...finished second at the Eastern and Central European Cup in the coxless four race in 2003.

    Personal
    Kinga Olga Mikolajczyk hails from Wloclawek, Poland...a 2007 graduate of K.K. Baczynski High School...enjoys spending time with family and friends and reading and taking pictures with her camera...names brother as a sports hero because he is a constant motivator...is majoring in psychology.