High School Sports: Crew
High School Awards: Competed with Junior National Team ... earned bronze medal in Senior Heavyweight 4+ at 1997 Canadian High School Championships ... earned two silver medals at '95 Nationals.
Major at Washington: Communications
Husky Rowing Experience1998 (Freshman): Stroked freshman eight to a silver medal at IRAs ... second at Pac-10s and San Diego Classic ... won Windermere Cup Opening Day race.
1999 (Sophomore): Stroked JV crew to silver medal finish at IRAs ... won the Cascade Cup on Opening Day ... second at Pac-10 Championships and at San Diego Crew Classic.
Personal: Son of Peggy and Brian McDaniel ... full name is Brian Kelsey McDaniel ... has a younger brother and sister ... enjoys whitewater rafting and kayaking ... spent summer, '99 as a river raft guide in Canada.
I chose UW because: The strong crew tradition and excellent classes.
The best thing about Seattle is: The coffee.
The best thing about UW is: Sitting on the steps of Red Square.
Favorite class: Digital Imaging.
My best race was: 1999 IRA final. Beat out Princeton in the last stroke (1-inch margin) to earn the silver medal.
After I graduate I plan to: River raft guide in Australia or Africa.
McDaniel says: "Washington Rowing is where you can find the limit of what you can do-and exceed it."