2008-09: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion rowing team ... part of the gold medal-winning I Eight crew that captured Pac-10 and NCAA titles ... named to Pac-10 All-Academic First Team.
2007-08: Competed in the 1st Varsity Eight that finished second at the 2008 NCAA Championships and won a silver medal at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships ... 2008 Pac-10 All-Academic First Team ... 2008 CRCA All-Region Second Team.
2006-07: Walked on in Fall 2006 and competed in the 2nd Varsity Eight in Spring 2007.
High School: Three-year letterwinner in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track ... earned Walter Barrett Award for Community Service and Barbara Lockwood English Award.
Personal: Born in Washington, D.C. ... parents are Richard and Elizabeth Fritsch ... has one younger brother, Ben ... majoring in History and Economics ... enjoys reading 19th-century novels, backpacking, sun tanning, spending time with friends, going for long runs in the woods.
Getting to Know Adrienne Fritsch:
|Parents||Richard and Elizabeth Fritsch|
|Majors||Economics and history|
|Other hobbies outside of Stanford||Sunbathing and reading Jane Austen|
|I was introduced to rowing by||A person handing out fliers in White Plaza|
|What people don't know about me is:||I used to be relatively short for my age|
|The reason I love rowing is:||The way being in a boat with eight other people makes you dig deeper and find more in yourself than you ever could if you were alone|
|My favorite pre-race ritual is:||Reading the amateurs|
|The Stanford Rowing team will be fun to watch this year because||We own 3x30|
|The thing I love most about sports is:||The post-race high|
|My favorite food is||SPR-3|
|Favorite TV Show||I don't watch TV|
|Favorite Musical Artist||The Format|
|Favorite Movie||A League of Their Own|
|My favorite professional/Olympic athlete is||Elle Logan|
|If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be:||Thomas Jefferson|
|The best advice I've ever received was:||You'll pass out before you die|
|I am most thankful in my life for||My family|
|The reason I chose Stanford||Interesting, smart people|
|My most prized possession is:||A scrap book that my best friend made for me|
|If I were not a collegiate rower I would be:||A ballerina|
|Favorite Sports Team||Washington Redskins|
|The Place I'd Most Like To Visit||Paris|
|Favorite Sport Other Than Rowing||Running|
|Favorite Place I've Ever Visited||Dingle, Ireland|
|Favorite Type Of Music||Whatever Cassie Kull listens to|
|My Greatest Athletic Achievement||Winning the hour-long chocolate milk challenge|