High School Sports: Cross Country, Track.
Husky Rowing Experience: 2008 (Junior) - Coxed the varsity four to gold medals at the Pac-10 conference championships and the IRA National Championship 2007 (Sophomore) - Coxed the men's varsity four that won a silver medal at the Pac-10 Championships. Led the men's four to a gold medal at the 2007 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship. 2006 (Freshman) - Competed with the freshman squad.
Personal: Son of Roberta and Dan Downey ... Father attended the University of Washington and is a plastic surgeon, mother is a cellist in the Seattle Symphony ... Has one younger sister, Martha (17).