2009-10: Named to Dean's List, AD Honor Roll, Red & Black Scholars and BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Spent the entire racing season in Louisville's varsity eight boat ... Rowed in Cards' wins over Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas in Longhorn Invitational, as well as a third-place finish in the B division at the Lake Natoma Invitational, a second-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships and a second-place finish in the V8+ Petite Final in the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Also rowed in wins against Alabama, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
2008-09: Dean's List ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Red & Black Scholar ... Named CRCA National Scholar-Athlete ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... Spent the season in Louisville's top 20 ranked varsity eight boat, including the crew's win at the BIG EAST Championship for the program's first-ever conference title in the V8+ event ... Rowed in the Cards' V8+ win over then-No. 9 Wisconsin on April 12 in Belleville, Mich., as well as the crew's first-place finish at the SIRA Championships, second-place finish in the petite final at the NCAA Regionals, second-place finishes at the Head of the Hooch and the Dale England Cup, a 16th-place finish at the Head of the Charles and wins over Duke and Buffalo.
2007-08: Red and Black Scholar ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... After opening the spring in the varsity eight boat against Indiana, she moved over to the second varsity eight for the rest of the season ... Helped lead the Cards' 2V8+ boat to a win over Michigan, as well as second overall at the BIG EAST Championships and fourth in the petite final at the NCAA Regional ... Was in the 2V8+ boat that earned a win in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Also rowed against Michigan State and Tennessee.
Prior to UofL: Rowed for Canterbury High School under the direction of coaches Mike Wallace, Cliff Brimmell and Lubo Kisiov ... Rowed for four years for the Ottawa Rowing Club under the direction of Brimmell and Kisiov ... 2007 rowing honors included first place in the Senior Women's 4+ at the CSSRA Championships, third in the Junior Speed Orders, first in the Junior Women's 2- at the Canadian Henley and second in the Junior Women's 4+ at the Canadian Henley ... 2006 rowing honors included fifth in the CSSRA Senior Women's 4+ event, first in the Junior Women's 4+ at the Canadian Henley, second in the Junior Women's 8+ at the Canadian Henley, fifth in the Junior Women's 2- at the Canadian Henley, first in the Junior Women's 4+ and second in the Junior Women's 2- at the Ontario Championships and a member of the Ottawa Rowing Club's Junior Women's Crew of the Year ... Also lettered one year in water polo at Canterbury.
Personal: Born on Sept. 23, 1989, in Ottawa, Ont., Canada ... Daughter of Sue and Ian Kayser ... Has one sister, Sasha ... Majoring in biology at U of L ... Post-college ambition is to attend optometry school ... Hobbies and outside interests include opera singing, drawing, classic literature and swimming ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is that there's still so much potential and that these women and these coaches have not peaked yet ... Favorite class is World Literature up to the 1700s.