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Addie Kershner - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Addie Kershner

Height 5'10''
Class Senior
Hometown La Crosse, Kan.
High School La Crosse HS

Career Honors

  • Big 12 Boat of the Week, Second Varsity Eight (4/1)
  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

2020-21 (JUNIOR)

  • Aided the team to a 3.55 spring GPA
  • A part of Second Varsity Eight to earn Big 12 Boat of the Week (4/1)
  • Led team to be 2021 Sunflower Showdown Champions over Kansas State
  • Competed with the Second Varsity Eight against Oklahoma (3/27) to a first-place finish at 6:54.59
  • Maintained a second-place mark on both days of the Sunshine State Invite (4/2-3) with times of 7:31.07 and 8:02.37 respectively
  • Raced with the First Varsity Eight at Iowa’s Regatta (4/24) finishing fourth overall with at mark of 6:46.45
  • Took first against Kansas State at the Sunflower Showdown (5/1) at 7:12.6
  • At the Big 12 Championship (5/15) competed with the First Varsity Eight to a top-5 finish of 7:17.945
  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

2019-20 (SOPHOMORE)

  • No season due to the coronavirus

2018-19 (FRESHMAN)

  • Raced the Third Varsity Eight to a silver medal in the grand finals at the George Mason Invite (4/14) with a final time of 7:00.75
  • Helped the Third Varsity Eight to a victory over Creighton with a time of 6:07.9
  • Raced the Third Varsity Eight to a sixth-place finish with a time of 7:16.43 at the 2019 Big 12 Championships in Oakridge, Tennessee


  • Four-sport athlete out of La Crosse
  • Member of the three-time Sub-State Championship team and took fourth place during the 2015 volleyball state tournament
  • Help lead the volleyball team to set the school record for most wins in a single season (34) in 2016
  • As a senior led the team in digs and serving percentage
  • Helped basketball team win Sub-State Championship in 2014 and led her team in rebounds during her junior and senior season
  • Selected all-league for basketball and volleyball during her senior year
  • Placed third in the 2014-15 regionals for golf and team placed fourth at the state tournament

Daughter of Bruce and Ellen Kershner … Has two brothers, Clinton and Clayton … Plans to major in chemistry to pursue a career in medicine and radiology.