University of Miami Athletics

Kathleen Hanson




Fifth-Year Senior


Melbourne, Australia

High School

Ruyton Girls' School



Kathleen Hanson - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2020-21: Did not race during the 2020-21 season.

2019-20: Spring season cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

2018-19: Member of the 1V8+ at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (March 16th-17th)… Finished third in Saturday morning session with a time of 6:03:483…Placed third in Saturday afternoon race with a time of 5.49.503…Finished third in Sunday race with a time of 6.01.827.

2017-18: The University of Miami women’s rowing team opened the fall portion of its 2017-18 schedule on a high note as its “A” boats won the Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 races at the Head of the Indian Creek. The Hurricanes’ “A” boat captured the Varsity 8 race in a time of 14:03, defeating teams from Stetson, Barry and Nova Southeastern. On November 12th, the Hurricanes 2V Varsity 8 rowing team placed 18th with a time of 14:30.2 in their competition at Rivanna Romp, hosted by University of Virginia. Throughout March 17 and March 18th, the Hurricanes competed in three sessions of rowing in Oak Ridge, Tennessee as Louisville hosted the competition. On Saturday morning the second Miami Varsity 4 finished fourth with a time of 7:13.691. On Saturday afternoon, the second Miami Varsity 4 finished fourth with a time of 7:38.792. In the Sunday morning sessions, the second Miami Varsity 4 finished fifth with a time of 7:14.126. On March 31st, in Sarasota, Florida, the Canes faced off against UCF and Wisconsin following a scrimmage the day before. The second Varsity 4 finished second behind Wisconsin with a time of 8:50.16. On April 7th, the Hurricanes competed in the Sunshine State Invitational. Miami’s second Varsity 8 placed fifth with a time of 6:42.07. On April 14th and 15th, the Canes competed in the Knecht Cup in Mercer, N.J. The Hurricanes’ second Varsity Eight earned a bronze medal in its event, finishing third in the grand final with a time of 6:47.31. The Canes advanced to the grand final in its event after finishing second in Heat 1 of the preliminaries with a time of 6:51.47. Miami was second only to UPenn in its heat and had the second-fastest overall preliminary time. On April 28th, the Canes traveled to Austin, Texas to compete in the Longhorn Invitational. Miami had five boats competing in several heats prior to their final race of the competition. Miami’s First Varsity Eight was third in its B final with a time of 7:19.347. The Hurricanes finished eighth as a team at the Longhorn Invite with 93 points. Miami’s 1V8 scored 48 points, while the 2V8 added 30 and the 1V4 chipped in with 15 points. On May 13th, the Canes traveled to Clemson, S.C. to compete in the ACC Championships. Miami’s First Varsity Eight was the Canes’ top boat at the ACC Championships, winning the 1V8+ Petite Final over North Carolina and Boston College with a time of 6:35.613. The 1V8+ finished fourth in Heat 2 of its event with a time of 6:41.461, advancing to the First Varsity Eight Petite Final. Kathleen Hanson was named to the All-ACC Rowing Second Team following the conclusion of the 2018 conference championship regatta.