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Roko Svast
Roko Svast

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Split, Croatia

High School:
5th Gymnasium

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

High School Sports: Rowing, Water polo.
Honors and Awards: Two-time member of the Croatian Senior National Rowing Team ... Five-time Croatian National Rowing Champion ... Eighth-place in the junior men's pair at the 2005 Jr. World Rowing Championships in Brandenburg, Germany ... Two-time participant at the World Rowing Championships, rowing with the men's eight in both 2006 in Eton, Great Britain, and 2007 in Munich, Germany.
Major at Washington: Mechanical Engineering.

Husky Rowing Experience: 2010 (Senior) - Rowed in the varsity 4+ that went undefeated during the regular season ... captured a Gold Medal at the Pac-10 Championships ... took home a Gold Medal in his final collegiate race at the IRA Championships. 2009 (Junior) - Three seat in the second varsity eight ... Won gold medals at the Pac-10 conference championships and the IRA National Championship. 2008 (Sophomore) - Rowed in the varsity eight all season ... Undefeated during the regular season, with wins at the San Diego Crew Classic, Windermere Cup, and against Oregon State and California ... Gold medalist at the Pac-10 Championships ... Won a silver medal at the 2008 IRA Championships in Cherry Hill, NJ. 2007 (Freshman) - Rowed six seat in the top freshman eight that won the Erickson Memorial Cascade Cup at the Windermere Cup ... Silver medalist at the 2007 Pac-10 Championships in the freshman eight ... Collected a bronze medal with the freshman eight at the 2007 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship.

Personal: Son of Edica and Branko Svast ... Father is a master of the chemical tanker ... Has one older sister, Maja (25) ... Lists his sister, who holds a Ph.D. in Music from Wichita State University, as his academic role model.

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