Kristen  Galloway

Kristen Galloway


Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Farragut H.S.





"Kristen has a huge opportunity this spring. She can be a major factor for us, and the team needs her improved athletic capability and positive presence every day. She has become a very proficient technical rower, she is a consistent, dedicated student, and I'm excited about the contributions she is committed to making to our team this season."


FALL 2006: Competed in three events in the season-opening Chattanooga Head Race...First assisted UT's silver-claiming Championship 8+ crew before helping a coxless four finish fifth in the Championship 4+ event...Later teamed with classmate Katrina von Peters to finish eighth in the Championship Pair...Helped another coxless four to a fourth-place showing at the 31st Head of the Tennessee...Finished the fall in a pair of UT's second Champ Eight crews to cross the finish lines, first the second-place group at the Head of the Hooch and later the 13th-place shell at the Rivanna Romp...

2005-06: Claimed a seat in the top Championship 8+ shell for the fall...Opened up the season with a win at the Chattanooga Head Race...Also part of the victorious eight at the Head of the Hooch...Helped shell finish 12th at the prestigious Head of the Charles and ninth at the Rivanna Romp...Competed in two Championship Four races, finishing second at the Chattanooga Head Race and eighth at the Rivanna Romp...Started the spring in the second Varsity Eight, helping the crew to a sweep in the scrimmage against Minnesota and Notre Dame...Also assisted crew to dual-meet wins over Louisville and UCLA...Part of second-place finishing crew in head-to-head races against Ohio State, Michigan, Washington State and Stanford...Worked her way into the First Eights crew for the quad race against Princeton, George Washington and UMass, helping the crew rank second...Assisted Tennessee to the bronze in the grand final of the V8+ at the Aramark Sprints/NCAA Central and South Regionals, giving Tennessee its first NCAA South Region crown and a full-team berth into the NCAA Championships...After just missing out on semifinal spots twice, she helped the crew win the "C" final to claim 14th in the country....Picked up a spot on the Lady Vol Fall, Southeastern Conference Spring Academic and Lady Vol Spring Honor Rolls...

2004-05: Claimed bronze as a member of coxswain Stephanie Davis' crew in the Championship Eight competition at the Chattanooga Head Race...Helped the Club Eight shell to a second-place finish at the Head of the Charles...Member of the shell that finished fourth in the Championship Four event at the Chattanooga Head Race...Teamed with Jennifer Gerlach to finish fourth in the Open 2x at the Head of the Tennessee...Spent most of the spring with the second Varsity 8+ team...Helped boat capture win over Minnesota...Also part of second V8+ crew that took second against Virginia and Washington State and in the Aramark Sprints/NCAA Central and South Regionals...Assisted Varsity Four shell to a win over Louisville...Earned a spot on the Lady Vol and SEC Academic Honor Rolls...

2003-04: Contributed to a Novice 8+ squad which finished second at the Chattanooga Head Race, while the shell won at the Head of the Tennessee... Claimed a second-place showing at the Rivanna Romp...Promoted to varsity for the spring season and rowed in the second Varsity 8+ boat...Helped her shell to runner-up honors at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships...Finished first in the 2V8+ against Louisville and second versus Minnesota and at the George Washington Crew Classic in the grand final...Helped her boat cross the finish line in third versus Washington State and Oregon State in Pullman, Wash....Claimed a fourth-place finish at the Lexus Sprints in the petite finals...Made the Lady Vol Honor Roll...Also named to the SEC Freshman Honor Roll...


Graduated from Farragut High School in 2003 as a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, the marching band and the Math Honor Society...


Seeking a degree in language and world business...Has three siblings: Lynda, 23; Daniel, 20; and Anne, 18...Kristen Leigh Galloway was born on Nov. 7, 1984, in Knoxville, Tenn., to Alan and Jayne Galloway.



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