William Horvat
William Horvat


Bettendorf, Iowa

High School:
Pleasant Valley High School


2012-2013 (Sophomore): Filled the second seat for the second varsity eight squads that claimed two second-place finishes in 2013 spring meets, one against BostonUniversity and Massachussetts Institute of Technology andanother against Northeastern...rowed third seat for the second varsity eight boat that came infifth place at the2013 Eastern Conference Sprints, a meet involving all the teams in the Eastern Associationof Rowing Colleges conference...also rowed for the second varsity eights at the 2013 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships, where the boat took ninth place.

2011-2012 (Freshman): Rowed seventh, second and third seats for the first novice eight boat that claimed victories over Michigan, Oregon State, Stanford, Dartmouth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Universityat spring meetsduring the2012 racing season...filled the second seat for the first novice eight crew that took second behind California at a spring match-up...competed with the first novice eights that took second amongst all teams in the Eastern Associationof Rowing Colleges conference at the 2012 Eastern Conference Sprints...helped the first novice eights to an eleventh-place overall finish at the 2012 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships.

High School: Rowed for three years...earned four varsity letters during his four years on the swimming team, where hereceived MVP and All-American honors and won a state title in the 4x100 freestyle relay.

Personal: Parents are Valerie and Tony...siblings include a sister, Liz, and a brother, Tim...both of his parents rowed in college and Liz swam for Emory University, where she won a Division III national title...intended majors are chemistry and physics.

Reason for choosing UW-Madison: World-class chemistry department.

What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: One of the best rowing programs in the country that fosters extreme dedication and hard work.

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