High School Sports: Rowing
Honors and Awards: Selected to lead the UW college of Arts & Sciences as a Gonfaloniere ... Eagle Scout ... National Merit Scholar ... Mary Gates Scholar ... Two time winner at Stotesbury Cup (2006 and 2007). Three-time Pac-10 All-Academic. Member of the 2010 USRowing U-23 team that won a Silver Medal at the World Championships in Belarus. Won a goldmedal in the eight at the 2011 U-23 World Championships in Amsterdam.
Major at Washington: Physics & Political Science
Husky Rowing Experience: 2011 (Senior) - Split time between the varsity and second varsity boats. Won a National Championship with the Washington V8 at IRAs ... five seat in the UW 2V8+ that won a gold medal at the Pac-10 Championships on Lake Natoma ... Rowed five 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 five seat in the second varsity 8+ boat that beat California in the 100th Cal Dual... 2010 (Junior) - Rowed primarily in three seat for the varsity eight ... Won a Gold Medal at the Pac-10 Championships; Silver Medal at the IRA Championships in Cherry Hill, N.J. 2009 (Sophomore) - Five seat in the second varsity eight ... Won gold medals at the Pac-10 conference championships and the IRA National Championship. 2008 (Freshman) - Rowed with the men's freshman eight ... Gold medalist at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships ... Silver medalist at the 2008 IRA Championships.
Personal: Son of Bob and Christina Otto ... Father is in the United States Air Force ... Has two younger brothers, Danny (17) and Sam (12) ... Mother, Grandfather, and uncle all attended the University of Washington.