|High School:||San Luis Obispo|
Rowed five seat in the third varsity eight in UCLA’s season-opening victory over Loyola Marymount (March 9) … stroked the open eight crew at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic (April 6-7) … guided the O8+ to second-place finishes on consecutive days in San Diego, including in the Grand Final on day two … stroked the second varsity four in the annual crosstown showdown versus USC (May 4), helping lead the 2V+ past the Women of Troy by 7.0 seconds.
Rowed with the novice four and open eight crews as a freshman ... rowed bow seat in the N4+ in UCLA's season-opener against Loyola Marymount (March 3) ... rowed bow seat in the N4+ against San Diego (March 10) ... rowed bow seat in the open eight crew at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1) ... rowed bow seat in the N4+ against USC in the annual crosstown dual meet race (April 28) ... stroked the N4+ at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships.
Attended San Luis Obispo High School (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) for four years (2007-11) ... was a two-year varsity tennis letterwinner.
Full name: Kristina Ymkje Kayatta ... prefers Kristy ... is the daughter of David and Renee Kayatta ... has two brothers, Taylor and Michael, and two sisters, Ali and Hailey ... admires tennis player Venus Williams ... English major.