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Lightweight Rowing Program Takes Home Four Medals at 2017 Eastern Sprints

4V8, 5V8 and 6V8 teams finish first in respective events


No. 5 Lightweights Win 1919 Points Trophy Against No. 6 Penn

Mids win four of five races; Quakers retain Callow Cup


Navy Lightweight Rowing Team Knocks Off Defending National Champion Columbia

The two teams raced on the Severn River

At Navy
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

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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