|Hometown:||St. Catharines, Ontario|
|High School:||Governor Simcoe|
Sophomore (11-12): Head of the Genesee (Open Eight B, 7th of 8). Syracuse Invitational (Varsity Four E, 9th of 12). Foot of the Charles (Novice Eight A, 10th of 23).
Freshman (10-11): Head of the Genesee (Varsity Four B, 7th of 14). Syracuse Invitational (Novice Eight, 3rd of 7). Foot of the Charles (Novice Eight, 10th of 23).
Career Highlights: Rowed for four years at Governor Simcoe. Earned All-Ontario AAA championship in basketball and was a top 10 all-star team selection.
Personal: Full name is Veronika Lauren Kwinecki. Born July 21, 1992. Daughter of Henry and Frances Kwinecki. Has one brother, James, and one sister, Vanessa. Majoring in history.