The nation's best crew team in the Huskies. The loudest, most "exhilarating" crew race course in the world inside the Montlake Cut. And 70-degree sun? You need to be at Saturday's 27 th Windermere Cup.
The USA men's eight repeated as gold medalists, thanks to five Huskies leading the charge in Lithuania
With the announcement of the USRowing squad for Lithuania, it's clear that Washington continues to produce the caliber of rowers who are fit to compete on the international level
On Friday, the Pac-12 Conference tabbed Sam Ojserkis as one of the league's best in both the field of competition and the classroom
A total of 24 Huskies earned first-team, second-team and honorable mention academic honors from the Pac-12 Conference
Academic Honors:Awarded Outstanding GPA Awarded for receiving the highest GPA among male student athletes for the 2010 Winter Quarter ... Awarded the 2010 Schaller Award for the highest GPA on the Men's Rowing Team... Named to the 2010 and 2011 1st Team Pac-10 All-Academic Rowing Team ... Named to the 2012 1st Team Pac-12 All-Academic Rowing Team. Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year.
International Rowing Experience:Coxed the US Men's Eight that competed at the 2012 U-23 World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania that won a Gold Medal.
Husky Rowing Experience: 2012 (Senior) - Coxed for the classless shell in the Men's Varsity/Freshman Challenge at the Class Day Regatta ... Coxed the varsity 8+ to a gold medal at Pac-12 Championships on Lake Natoma ... Steered the men's varsity boat to a course record and a gold medal at the IRA ... Named to the 2012 All-Pac-12 Rowing Team ...
2011 (Junior) - Coxswain for the varsity eight that won a National Championship at IRAs ... Coxed in the varsity 8+ that won a gold medal at the Pac-10 Championships on Lake Natoma ... steered the varsity 8+ boat that beat California in the 100th Cal Dual... served as the varsity 8+ coxswain that led the Huskies to victory over Cambridge (UK) and Stanford at the 25th Windermere Cup...
2010 (Sophomore) - Coxswain of the undefeated men's second varsity eight...Gold medalist at Pac-10 Championships and IRA National Championships. Coxed the eight that set a course record on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J.
Personal: Son of Amy and Dan Ojserkis... Amy is a school librarian and Dan is an attorney... Older brother Max (23) graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies from Northwestern University... Younger sister Mimi (17) is a senior in high school.