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Matt Yeksigian
Matt Yeksigian


Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
City Honors School


2012-2013 (Junior): Rowed sixth seat for the second varsity eight boat that beat Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering, and rowed first seat for the varsity four boat that came in third place at Wisconsin's spring meet against the teams.

2011-2012 (Sophomore): Filled the eighth seat of the fourth varsity eight boat that defeated Michigan during the 2012 spring racing season...competed in the third seatfor the fourth varsity four crew that finished ahead of Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering in a spring meet against the teams.

High School: Rowed for four years ... team captain ... part of championship doubles boat at the New York State Scholastic Championships in 2010 ... swam for four years ... ran cross country for two years

Personal: Parents are Margaret Lauerman and Mike Yeksigian and Mike Glesk ... has one brother, Jack, and one sister, Catherine ... Jackrowed forthe Wisconsin men's rowing team and Catherine is a former member of theUW women's openweight rowing team ... intended major is electrical engineering with a business certificate.

Reasons for choosing UW-Madison: Family, my siblings rowed here. It also has a great academic reputation.

What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: Wisconsin rowing is all about hard work and pushing yourself. For me it'sa family affair, and agreat experience.

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