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05/14/2018

Navy Lightweight Crew Posts Strong Results at Eastern Sprints

Mids compete in five grand finals and secure four medals

04/28/2018

Lightweights Finish Regular Season with Four Wins at Callow Cup Competition

Mids win four of five races to take home Callow Cup and 1919 Trophy

04/21/2018

No. 7 Lightweight Crew Shows Strong in Meet versus No. 1 Harvard & No. 6 Delaware

Mids win two races and finish second in other three

04/07/2018

Navy Lightweights Goes 2-2 in Saturday Action Versus Columbia

Mids win 3V and 4V races; slightly edged in both the 1V and 2V competitions

04/01/2018

No. 8 Navy Lightweights Split Four-Race Slate with No. 3 Yale

Mids earn victories in 2V8 and 4V8 races; Yale retains Eads Johnson Cup

At Navy
2017 - Rowed with the third and fourth varsity boats as a sophomore
2016
- Member of the third and fourth varsity boats as a freshman ... Down the stretch in final three regular season races and Eastern Sprints, he competed with fourth team

Prior to Navy
Rowed for four years with three years of experience at T.C. Williams High School in Virginia and one with the Salisbury School ... Won gold at the 2015 National Schools Regatta with Salisbury ... While rowing at T.C. Williams in 2014, he served as team captain and was named team MVP ... Selected as a member of the Washington Post All-MET Honorable Mention rowing team

Personal
Son of Merritt and Martha ... Prepped at the Salisbury School, a USNA Foundation School during the 2014-15 school year ... Teammate of Navy heavyweight rower Noah Stewart (’18) at T.C. Williams ... Siblings, Austin and Paul both row with club teams at Tulane and Sewanee University
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