Buckeyes claim wins in first and second varsity eights
Buckeyes post 14 Top 3 finishes throughout two sessions
Buckeyes will face five ranked teams at regatta
Buckeyes sweep varsity races against No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana
Buckeyes will race Michigan and Michigan State at Belleville Lake
2012 (Junior Season) - Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight in every race of the season ... earned first career Buckeye win over Notre Dame (6:37.70-6:44.25) at Griggs Reservoir on March 24 ... defeated No. 7 Yale (6:25.25-6:34.66) and No. 11 Michigan State (6:29.10-6:47.45) at Griggs Reservoir on March 31 ... placed first against Wisconsin (6:57.4-7:09.1) and Minnesota (6:59.6-7:11.1) at the Big Ten Duals on April 7... crossed the line in 6:48.20 to capture a win against Oklahoma on April 14 in the morning session at Griggs Reservoir ... followed that performance with wins over Oregon State and Tennessee in the afternoon session with a time of 7:00.40 ... placed first against No. 14 Harvard and No. 19 Clemson at Griggs Reservoir on April 28 with a time of 6:49.20 ... placed second at the Big Ten Championships (May 13) with a time of 6:32.025 ... placed second (6:38.94) at the NCAA Championships (May 25-27), matching the crew's previous best NCAA performance (2008) ... Big Ten Boat of the Week (May 1) ... Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 (Sophomore Season) - Part of Second Varsity Eight ... captured first win of Big Ten championship season with impressive win over Michigan (March 26) in Columbus (6:37.6-6:46.3) ... continued success with win over Clemson (April 3), also at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus; 2V8 rebounded for win vs. Clemson after falling to No.2 Virginia in an earlier session the same day ... captured two wins at 2011 Big Ten Duals hosted by Ohio State; first win came against Louisville and Bucknell, outlasting second-place Louisville (6:48.6-6:57.2) and second was recorded against Iowa and Rhode Island in time of 7:04.4 ... had first-place finish over Harvard-Radcliffe, Dartmouth and Northeastern at Charles River Challenge (April 17) in Boston, Mass. (7:33.7) ... finished first vs. Washington State at home (April 24) in 6:55.6 ... helped Buckeyes capture third Big Ten title in program history with win over Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Michigan State, Indiana and Iowa in Indianapolis, Ind. (6:25.33) ... competed in Grand Final at NCAA championships with 2V8; squad rowed to fourth-place finish with fastest time of three races at the championships (6:33.42) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State - Member of Michigan rowing team (2009-10) ... swam for Upper Arlington (2005-07) ... four-time All-American ... won two state championships and two water polo state championships ... member of Upper Arlington rowing team (2007-09).
Personal - Daughter of Patricia and David ... has one brother, Samuel ... plans to attend graduate school for environmental science.