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William Newell 

Will Newell 

Lightweight Men's Four

Birthplace: Weston, Mass. 
Hometown: Weston, Mass. 
Current Residence: Oklahoma City, Okla.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center - Oklahoma City
Began Rowing: Wayland-Weston Rowing Club, 2006 
Date of Birth: 10/5/1988 
Height: 6'2” 
Weight: 155 
High School: Weston Public High School 
Undergraduate Education: Harvard University, 2011 
Training Location: Cambridge, Mass. 
Current Coaches: Bryan Volpenhein
Years on National Team: Three – 2010, Under 23; 2011-12, Senior 

International Results: Finished eighth in the lightweight men's four at the 2012 Olympic Games...Won the lightweight four at the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta...Finished fifth in the lightweight eight at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Finished third in the lightweight four at the 2010 World Rowing Under 23 Championships. 

National Results: Won the lightweight pair at the 2012 National Selection Regatta #1...Won the lightweight pair at the 2011 USRowing Fall Speed Order...Won the lightweight eight at the 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta...Won the lightweight eight at the 2011 Senior World Championship Trials...Finished second in the varsity lightweight eight at the 2011 IRA Championships...Won the varsity lightweight eight 2011 Eastern Sprints...Finished third in the varsity lightweight eight at the 2010 IRA Championships...Finished second in the varsity lightweight eight at the 2010 Eastern Sprints...Finished third in the lightweight varsity eight at the 2009 IRA Championships…Finished second in the lightweight lightweight eight at the 2009 Eastern Sprints. 

Personal: Will enjoys hiking, sailing and country music…His most memorable racing moment was winning the 2012 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta and qualifying for the Olympic Team.