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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...rowed with the third varsity eight boat that finished second behind another Wisconsin team in the Head of the Iowa...competed with the first varsity eight boats that finished second behind California, Stanford and Oregon State in the Stanford Invite in April.

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.

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