Jim Letten
Jim Letten

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Deerfield, Ill.

High School:
Deerfield High School

Height:
6-10

2013-14: Placed sixth at the 2013 World University Games in the men's eight in Kazan, Russia

2012-13: Filled the third seat for the third novice eight squad that claimed victory over Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering in a meet held during the spring of 2013.

Prep records and awards: American rowing record holder in Men's 5k, Men's 60 min. test and Men's 10k (in 19-29 year-old age group)...World Rowing record holder in 10k (19-29 year-old age group)...Wisconsin Boathouse record holder in 5x5, 10k, 2k, 10x5, 3x4k, 2x6k, 10/9/8/7...Stevie Ray Vaughn Classic winner...Jungle Rules TExas 2014 World Champion...You Pick Em Texas Universe Champion...competed in Men's 8+ of the 2013 World University Games.

High School: Won three letters in four years of volleyball ... captained team as a senior ... two-time team MVP ... named all-state as a senior

Personal: Transferred from Villanova ... parents are Bruce and Laurie ... has three brothers, Matt, Mike and Tim ... philosophy major

Reason for choosing UW-Madison: Transferred from Villanova University to pursue rowing at the most competitive level. Wisconsin offered a world-class academic environment and a positive training atmosphere close to home.

What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: Pulling hard, going fast. Homegrown speed.

ON WISCONSIN
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