Nicholas Gates
Nicholas Gates
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ross, Calif.
High School: St. Paul's School (N.H.)
Major: Chemistry
House Affiliation: Eliot

Senior • 2013

Rowed in the third and fifth seat for the first varsity, helping the Crimson to an undefeated season … Helped the Crimson win at the Head of the Charles Regatta, Eastern Sprints and the IRA National Championships.

Junior • 2012

First-team All-Ivy League ... Rowed for the varsity eight all season ... Finished a perfect season by setting the men’s lightweight course record and capturing the gold medal at the IRA National Championships ... Won Eastern and Ivy League titles at EARC Sprints ... Helped Harvard to cap extend streak of perfect dual seasons to three with 9-0 record ... Took the Goldthwait and Vogel Cups at the HYP regatta over rivals Yale and Princeton ... Helped take down No. 3 Georgetown and No. 8 Navy setting a course record and winning the Haines Trophy for the fourth time in a row... Contributed to the varsity eight’s victory over No. 6 Dartmouth and No. 11 MIT to win the Crimson’s fourth straight Biglin Bowl ... Also helped to wins against No. 5 Cornell, No. 9 Penn, and Delaware.

Sophomore • 2011

Raced with the second varsity eight and with the varsity four at the IRA National Championships … Helped the varsity four win gold at the IRA regatta … Helped the second varsity eight win gold at the Eastern Sprints ... Helped Harvard secure the Vogel Cup at the HYP regatta April 30, finishing off the second varsity’s undefeated dual season with a 1.9-second win over Princeton … Contributed to victories over Navy, Dartmouth, MIT, Georgetown, Penn and Delaware throughout the season.

Freshman • 2010

Rowed in the five seat of the freshman eight all season … Contributed to the Crimson freshmen’s a 10-0 dual record … Helped freshmen eight and Crimson team place second at EARC Sprints … Aided in 3.5-second win against rivals Princeton and Yale to cap perfect dual season.