Robert Hawthorne
Robert Hawthorne
Height: 5-11
Weight: 160
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Crispus Attucks
Major: Engineering Sciences (SB)
House Affiliation: Cabot

Sophomore • 2013

Rowed in the sixth seat for the second varsity all season except against Navy ... Rowed in the second seat in the lightweight four victory at the IRA National Championships.

Freshman • 2012

Rowed for the freshman eight all season and once for the lightweight four ... Took fifth place in the lightweight four at the IRA National Championships, missing out on fourth by a half-second ... Helped the freshman eight finish third, just 1.3 seconds back of runner-up Princeton in 6:26.215, at the EARC Sprints ... Took second in a matchup of three previously unbeaten crews at the HYP regatta finishing the dual season 8-1 ... Contributed in win over Navy and Georgetown ... Defeated MIT and Dartmouth ... Also contributed in wins over Cornell, Penn, and Delaware.

Before Harvard

Lettered in wrestling, soccer, cross country and track … Wrestling city champion … Wrestling three-time all-city … Wrestling regional champion … Placed sixth at the Brute Adidas National Championships for wrestling … Indianapolis Public Schools Athlete of the Year … Volunteer wrestling coach.


Enjoys woodcarving and playing the bass guitar … Father, Robert, wrestled at Livingstone College and was a NAIA Champion.