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05/14/2017

Depth and Lower Boats Shine for Heavyweight Crew at Eastern Sprints

Four Navy boats race in grand or petite final action

04/30/2017

Heavyweight Crew Concludes Regular Season at Mercer Lake

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

04/22/2017

Harvard Upends Navy Heavyweights in Adams Cup Competition

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

04/15/2017

Heavyweight Crew Sweeps Syracuse and Cornell on Saturday

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

04/08/2017

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

Personal: 
• 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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