2013-2014 (Senior): Helped the first varsity four crew snag second in the Head of the Iowa behind another Wisconsin boat...rowed third seat in the first varsity eight boat that placed eighteenth in the Head of the Charles during the 2013 fall racing season...filled the third seat in the second varsity eight boats that took first against Oregon State and Stanford and second against California in the Stanford Invite in April...competed with the second varsity eight boat that came in second behind Boston University and Northeastern during match-ups in the spring season...rowed first seat in the second varsity eight boat that finished seventh overall in the Eastern Conference Sprints amongst other Eastern Association for Rowing Colleges conference teams...helped the second varsity eight team secure an eighth-place overall finish in the International Rowing Association National Championships... earned multiple academic honors including a National Athlete Scholar award, a Big-Ten Distinguished Scholar award and an Academic All-Conference award.
2012-2013 (Junior): Competed with the varsity eight squad that fell short to California at the beginning of the 2013 spring racing season but bounced back to defeat Stanford a few weeks later...rowed seventh seat for the varsity eights, who took second at the both the Northeastern and Boston University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology meets...helped the varsity eights to a third-place finish at the 2013 Eastern Conference Sprints and a tenth-place overall finish at the 2013 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships.
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Filled the fifth seat for the varsity eight squad that took first over Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering during the spring racing season...rowed sixth seat for the fourth varsity eights that won a meet against Michigan...competed with the varsity fours in an exhibition against Penn and Drexel where the boat finished first...rowed the fourth seat in the open four boat that claimed a second-place finish at the 2012 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships.
2010-2011 (Freshman): Rowed fifth and sixth seats for the first novice eight crew that defeated Michigan, Dartmouth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford and Oregon State...competed for the first novice eight team that placed second behind California and Boston University at races during the 2011 spring rowing season...helped the first novice eights to a second-place finish at the 2011 Eastern Conference Sprints, defeating many other teams in the Eastern Association for Rowing Colleges conference...filled the third seat for the first novice eights at the 2011 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Champions, where the crew took second place.
High School: Played football for three years ... two-time state champions ... all-conference honorable mention defensive end as a junior, first-team as a senior ... played basketball for three years ... part of regional finalist team as a senior ... ran track and field for four years
Personal: Parents are Tref and Patty ... uncle started as offensive lineman for the University of Minnesota for four years and made it to the final cut of the Green Bay Packers ... has two brothers, Connor and Korey ... intended major is Mechanical Engineering
Reasons for choosing UW-Madison: Great academics, always wanted to be a Badger
What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: The opportunity to be on a collegiate-level team and develop skills in a whole new sport