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Alex Idarraga
Alex Idarraga


Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Marquette University High School


2013-2014 (Freshman): Filled the second seat in the freshmen eight boat that triumphed against Stanford and Oregon State and placed second against California, Boston University and Northeastern University...helped the freshmen eight crew reach fourth place in the Eastern Conference Sprints amongst the other teams in the Eastern Association for Rowing Colleges conference...sat first seat in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships with the freshmen eight boat that finished fifth overall in June.

2013-14: Won novice eight race at Head of the Huron ... placed third in the varsity eight race with the novice eight

High School: Ran four years of cross country ... captain for 2013 season ... team placed eighth at 2013 WIAA State Cross Country Meet, finishing as the team's third scorer ... team was fifth in 2012 ... also ran three years of track ... personal bests included 4:33 at 1600 meters and 2:02.2 at 800 meters

Personal: Parents are Sam and Mary Beth Idarraga ... has a brother, Andrew ... intended major is botany.

Reason for choosing UW-Madison: The warm weather and mild winters.

What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: Erging at 6 a.m.

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