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Oliver Buchino
Oliver Buchino


Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Marshall (Wis.)



2013-2014 (Senior): Directed the second varsity eight and the first varsity four boats as coxswain that both beat Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering in the spring racing season...coxswain for the first varsity four boat which placed sixth overall in the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships in June...received a perfect term grade point average of 4.00 and received an Academic All-Conference award.

2012-2013 (Junior): Competed as coxswain in the varsity eight and third varsity four boats that both claimed first-place victories in spring races against Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering...coxswain for the third varsity eight boat that took third overall in the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges conference at the 2013 Eastern Conference Sprints.

2011-2012 (Sophomore): Coxswain for boats in the second varsity eight and second varsity four races that took first-place in spring meets against Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering...filled coxswain position for the fourth varsity eight boat that defeated Michigan during the spring 2012 racing season.

2010-2011 (Freshman): Navigated the second novice eight boat as coxswain in its victory over Michigan and its first-place finish amongst all teams in theEastern Association of Rowing Colleges conference at the 2011 Eastern Conference Sprints...coxswain for the first novice four crew that defeated Michigan and the third novice eight boat that conquered

High School: Ran track and field for two years ... received an athletic letter and was voted most improved in 2010 ... ran cross country for one year.

Personal: Parents are Anthony and Susan ... has one brother, Jacob ... intended major is Political Science

Reasons for choosing UW-Madison: Close to home, important political science department

What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: Being here with my friends, traveling across the country with them, exploring new cities and new states, but foremost being with them in major competitions as a great team, preferrably winning too.

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