Kansas Jayhawks
Kai Alexander - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Kai Alexander

Height 5'9"
Class Senior
Hometown Tampa, Fla.
High School H.B. Plant HS

Career Honors

  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team, 4.0 GPA*
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete [2021]
  • Big 12 Co-Boat of the Week, First Varsity Eight (4/7)
  • 2021-22 Kansas Rowing Academic All-Big 12 First Team 
  • 2022 National Scholar-Athlete (CRCA)

2021-22 (JUNIOR)

  • Helped lead a Women’s Collegiate Four + boat to a top 20 finish at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta. 
  • Assisted the Varsity Four + boat to a third-place finish with a time of 20:13 at the Jayhawk Jamboree 
  • Helped the First Varsity Eight to a first-place finish at the Sunflower Showdown with a time of 7:06.845.
  • Led the Second Varsity Boat to a second-place finish with a time of 6:53.83, at Central Oklahoma

2020-21 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Aided the team to a 3.55 spring GPA
  • Led team to be 2021 Sunflower Showdown Champions over Kansas State
  • Competed against Oklahoma (3/27) to finish second in the First Varsity Eight with a mark of 6:39.38
  • Assisted the First Varsity Eight to a fourth-place finish of 7:16.37 on day one of the Sunshine State Invite (4/2-3), then a third-place mark of 7:46.45 on day two
  • Helped the Second  Varsity Eight to a first-place finish at the Sunflower Showdown (5/1) with a time of 7:33.3
  • Paced the Second Varsity Eight at the Big 12 Championship (5/15) to finish seventh overall at 7:36.074
  • A part of First Varsity Eight that earned Big 12 Co-Boat of the Week (4/7)
  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team, with 4.0 GPA in Anthropology
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete

2019-20 (FRESHMAN)

  • No season due to the coronavirus

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lettered in track
  • Club rowing team and helped the women’s varsity quad to first place at West District Championships
  • National Honor Society member

PERSONAL
Daughter of Kira and Derrick Alexander … Has four brothers, Brandon, played football at The University of Central Florida, Troy, played basketball at North Greenville University, Jett, and Grey, and one sister, Alani … Plans to major in Anthropology.

Women's Rowing 🛶 Kansas Rowing Competes at Jayhawk Jamboree

The Kansas Rowing team got the opportunity to compete in front of their home fans at Burcham Park on Saturday as they hosted the Jayhawk Jamboree, which featured opponents from Creighton, Iowa and Kansas State.