Sam Ojserkis


Sam OjserkisOjserkis
Men’s Eight

Hometown: Linwood, N.J.
Birthplace: Pomona, N.J.
Current Residence: Monmouth Junction, N.J.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center - Princeton
Began Rowing: Mainland Regional High School, 2004
Date of Birth: 3/24/90
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 122
High School: Mainland Regional High School
Undergraduate Education: University of Washington, Geography, 2012
Graduate Education: University of Cambridge
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coach: Lucas McGee
Years on National Team: Two – 2012, Under 23; 2015, Pan Am

International Results: Won gold in the eight at the 2016 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta...Won bronze in the eight at the 2015 Pan American Games...Won bronze in the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Cup 2 . . . Coxed the United States Men’s Eight to two victories at the 2014 Holland Beker Regatta. . . Represented the United States coxing the Men's Eight at the 2012 U23 World Championships winning gold.

National Results: Won the varsity eight at the 2012 IRA Championships…Won the varsity eight at the 2011 IRA Championships ... Won the intermediate coxed four at the 2011 USRowing Club National Championships…Won the second varsity eight at the 2010 IRA Championships.

Personal: Sam was the 2012 Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year…Sam lists his most memorable sporting achievement as sweeping every course record at the 2012 IRA Championships and watching his roommates/teammates win their respective events after not competing for four years…He lists his teammates as the most influential people in his sporting career.

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