2012-2013 (Senior): Bow for the open four "A" boat which placed first at the Milwaukee River Challenge. Bow for the open eight "A" boat which placed first at the Milwaukee River Challenge.
2011-2012 (Junior): Rowed six seat for the varsity eight during its second-place finish at the Lake Natoma Invite ... rowed four seat for the varsity eight that earned a bronze medal at the Big Ten Championships.
2010-2011 (Sophomore): Stroked the second varsity eight boat that defeated Central Florida at day one of the Longhorn Invitational ... stroked the second varsity eight boat that earned victories over Oklahoma and Louisville during day two of the Longhorn Invitational ... stroked the victorious second varsity eight boat during the Group B Final at the Lake Natoma Invitational ... stroked the second varsity eight boat to a silver medal at the Big Ten Championships.
High School: Played four years of basketball ... named conference player of the year ... named to WBCA All-Star Team ... ran four years of cross country and track ... team placed third at state meet in cross country ... named all-conference in both cross country and track
Personal: Parents are Mark and Loretta Slesar ... major is undeclared
Reason for choosing UW - Madison: Academics, city, campus, size
What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: Being part of a team with great tradition and great people. It means working together as one unit to accomplish a goal.