2013-2014 (Senior): Rowed sixth and seventh seat for the second varsity eight boats that finished first place in the Head of the Iowa in the fall racing season and in the meet against Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering in the spring...competed in the lightweight varsity four boat which defeated Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering...sat fourth seat in the lightweight varsity four boat that earned third place overall in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships in June...received multiple academic awards including the Remington Scholar Award for earning the highest cumulitive grade point average among the senior class and was named a National Scholar Athlete, a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Athlete and an Academic All-Conference honoree while keeping a 4.00 GPA his senior year for at least one semester.
2012-2013 (Junior): Helped the third varsity eight crew claim a third-place title amongst all teams in the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges conference at the 2013 Eastern Conference Sprints...rowed fourth seat for the second varsity four boat that earned a second-place finish in a spring meet against Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering.
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Competed with the fourth varsity four boat in its victories over Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2012 spring races.
2010-2011 (Freshman): Rowed third seat for the third novice eight boat that took first in a meet against Michigan and second in a race against Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering in the 2011 spring racing season.
High School: Rowed for four years ... played squash for three years ... ran cross country for two years
Personal: Parents are Charlie Clapp and Mellie Owen ... father, Charlie, rowed for University of Washington and was part of 1984 Olympic Eight ... has one brother, Calvin ... intended major is business
Reason for choosing UW-Madison: Because of the great reputation the school has both academically and athletically.
What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: The opportunity to be a part of a competitive college level team that is full of great, hard working guys.