High School Sports: Soccer, basketball
High School Awards: Four year letterwinner in soccer, three in basketball ... first team all-conference in both sports.
Major at Washington: Geology
Previous Rowing Experience: Rowed for three years at Villanova ... competed on the national team in 1999, rowing in a pair that finished seventh in the Nation's Cup.
Personal: Son of Irene and Thomas Brislin ... has three brothers and two sisters ... has been accepted to medical school for fall 2000 at Thomas Jefferson in Philadelphia ... father is a physician.
I chose Washington because: It was a chance to row for an outstanding program and live on West Coast.
The best thing about Seattle is: Beautiful scenery and nice people.
The best thing about UW is: Great facilities and attention to their student-athletes.
Favorite class: Biology.
My best race was: Nation's Cup-summer '99, got to race against other countries and represent the U.S.
After I graduate I plan to: Go to medical school.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing, it would be: You have so much available to you, don't waste the opportunity and find your fullest potential.
Brislin says: "Washington has given me the opportunity to reach my fullest rowing potential while having fun and making friends for life."