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Depth and Lower Boats Shine for Heavyweight Crew at Eastern Sprints

Four Navy boats race in grand or petite final action


Heavyweight Crew Concludes Regular Season at Mercer Lake

Mids win 3V8, 5V8 and 4V4 races; finish runner-up in V8


Harvard Upends Navy Heavyweights in Adams Cup Competition

Mids finish second in 2V8, 3V8 and 4V8 races; win the 5V8


Heavyweight Crew Sweeps Syracuse and Cornell on Saturday

Mids wins V8, 2V8, 3V8 and 4V8 races for Goes Trophy & Stagg Cup


Navy Heavyweight Rowers Wins Four Out Of Six Races At The George Washington Invitational

The Mids raced on a cold and windy Potomac River

At Navy:
• 2016: Core member of second varsity crew as he raced in first seven competitions before moving to freshmen crew for one-off race at IRA Championship

Prior to Navy:
• Earned seven varsity letters competing in cross country (4) and crew (3) at McLean High School
• Two-time captain for his cross country (’13-14) and crew (’14-15) teams
• Named McLean’s Crew MVP as a senior
• Rowed with classmate and teammate Owen Shenk with the Thompson Boat Center

• Son of Robin and Lisa
• Father graduated from the Naval Academy in 1982
• Father played with Navy’s basketball team in 1979 and 1980
• Brother Daniel rowed at the University of Mary Washington
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