Four Husky seniors were chosen for the Pac-12 All Conference Rowing team while sophomore Alex Perkins was honored as the Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year and head coach Michael Callahan received the Coach of the Year award for the fourth straight year.
The top ranked Huskies sweep all five grand finals to win their 3rd straight and 16th overall National Championship on Sunday at Lake Natoma.
The senior class showed their prowess at the 112th Annual Class Day Regatta, defending the title they earned as juniors in 2012.
The Washington men and women officially open up the 2013 slate with the Class Day Regatta on Saturday on the Montlake Cut. Races start at 10:00 A.M.
No. 1 Washington put an exclamation on its dominant season by sweeping every single race at the IRAs to repeat as National Champions
International Experience & Honors: Competed at the 2011 U-23 World Championships in Amsterdam, placing seventh.
Husky Rowing Experience:
2013 (Senior) - Rowed five seat for the winning senior class in the George M. Varnell Men's Eight at the Class Day Regatta ... Sat six seat in the championship eight that won a gold medal at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston Charles Regatta in Boston.
2012 (Junior) - Rowed five seat for the junior shell that won the George M. Varnell Men's Eight at the Class Day Regatta... Rowed five seat in the men's varsity eight to win the 2012 Windermere Cup ... Sat in the five seat of the men's varsity 8+ that won at the Pac-12 Championships ... Rowed in the No. 5 seat of the V8+ that won a gold medal at IRAs.Named to the 2012 All Pac-12 Rowing Team.
2011 (Sophomore) - Rowed in the second varsity eight all season, including the team's gold-medal performance at the 2011 IRA National Championships ... Sat three seat in the UW 2V8+ that won a gold medal at the Pac-10 Championships ... rowed three seat in the second varsity 8+ boat that beat Stanford, Oregon State, and the University of Victoria in the Men's Erickson Cascade Cup at the 25th annual Windermere...rowed three seat in the second varsity 8+ boat that beat California in the 100th Cal Dual...
2010 (Freshman) - Five seat for the undefeated men's freshmen eight...Gold medalist in the men's freshmen eight at Pac-10 Championships and IRA National Championships...Invited to race in the Temple Cup at the 2010 Henley Regatta...Won the 2010 Temple Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta.