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Madi Kist
Position: Coxswain
Height: 5'2"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Maple Glen, Pa.
High School: Mount Saint Joseph Academy
Major: Undeclared

The Kist File
Thinking about majoring in human biology and to be pre med
Involved with Kids With Dreams, a mentoring program for kids with special needs
• Active member of SWEEP, Stanford Women’s Education Erging Program, that works with children in the nearby communities teaching the importance of teamwork and hard work through erging and other activities
• Sophomore Team Leader

Member of the Freshman Catholic Leadership Team
Sings and plays the piano

Sophomore (2015-16)
• Over the summer she won three gold medals at the USRowing Club Nationals, coxing the intermediate 4+, intermediate 8+ and senior 4+ boats to victory.

Freshman (2014-15)
• Team placed sixth at the NCAA Championships and fourth at the Pac-12 Championships
• Coxswain for the varsity four and also called one race with the 2V8 and 3V8
• Won three races with the varsity four
• Finished seventh at the Pac-12 Championships with the 3V8
• Tallied two wins and finished ahead of No. 3 Cal at the Lake Natoma Invitational
• Coxed the 2V8 against No. 16 Washington State and the varsity four against No. 2 Virginia at the Pac-12 Challenge
• Had two second-place finishes at the Oregon State Classic
• Coxswain for both the varsity four and 2V4 for the Big Row vs. No. 2 Cal
• Made her collegiate debut as coxswain of the 12th place boat in the collegiate 4+ event at Head of the American
• Guided the four to a first place finish and the eight to second place at Head of the Lagoon

High School
• Graduated from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Flourtown, Pa. in 2014
• Lettered four years in rowing
• Won the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in 2013
• Took second at the SRAA Nationals in the lightweight 8+
• Seventh place at Youth Nationals in the lightweight 4+ in 2012 and lightweight 8+ in 2014
• Reached the semifinals in the junior 8+ and junior 4+ at the 2014 Club Nationals
• Finished in 12th place in the varsity 8+ at the 2013 Head of the Charles
• US Rowing Scholastic Honor Roll
• Two-time winner of the Ann Marie Bonner Dedication Award
• Student Council President
• National Honors Society
• National Merit Commended Scholar
• Editor of literary magazine
• Member of Robotics Team
• Community Service Corps

• Born Madison Kist in Langhorne, Pa.
• Parents are Kolin and Justine Kist
• Has two sisters, Alexandra and Alyssa

Kist on Choosing Stanford
“Stanford’s tradition of excellence in both academics and rowing combined with the opportunity to cox under Coach Yaz and her exceptional staff here at “Coxswain U” made Stanford the perfect fit for me! The Stanford student’s diligent work ethic, intellectual audacity, vibrant passion, and pure love for everyone and everything on the Farm are quite irresistible and highly contagious!”