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USRowing Announces 2013 Under 23 Lightweight Men’s Sweep Camp Acceptances

May 13, 2013

PRINCETON, N.J. – USRowing is pleased to announce that 12 athletes have been accepted to the 2013 Lightweight Men’s Under 23 National Team Sweep Camp in Philadelphia, Pa., and West Windsor, N.J.

The camp, led by University of Pennsylvania lightweight men’s assistant coach Colin Farrell, will select the lightweight men’s four that will compete at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships July 24-28 in Linz, Austria. A full team roster will be named by July 10.

The U.S. won three medals at the 2012 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Trakai, Lithuania, including gold in the men’s and women’s eights and silver in the men’s four with coxswain. The lightweight men’s four finished seventh overall.

Camp Acceptances

Xavier Alexander – Mercyhurst University
Austin Bentley – Unites States Naval Academy
Alexander Bonorris – Harvard University
Jacques David – University of Pennsylvania
Peter Gibson – Brown University
Joseph Hanlon – Yale University
Josh Konieczny – Dartmouth College
Michael Lindberg – University of Wisconsin
Matthew O’Donoghue – Yale University
William Oprea – Cornell University
William Robins – Stanford University
Jeffrey Rogers – Harvard University

Wait List

Matthew Drabick – Princeton University
William Ferraro – Yale University
Matthew Lenhart – Boston University
Julian Mazaira – University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Puttman – Columbia University
Zachary Segal – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jordan Tewksbury-Volpe – George Washington University

About USRowing
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing’s official suppliers include Concept 2, Croker Oars, Filippi, Nielsen Kellerman, Vespoli and WinTech. USRowing also receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners ANXeBusiness Corp, Boathouse Sports, Connect-A-Dock, EMCVenues, JanSport, Ludus Tours and Rudy Project. For more information, visit The USRowing National Team program relies on strong partnerships to enable continued success. New opportunities exist to support the teams through the next quadrennial, culminating with the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. America Rows, which supports diversity in rowing and the USRowing adaptive programs also benefit from corporate support. For more information, please contact Beth Kohl at

Allison Frederick,

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