Men’s and Women’s Rowers Selected for U23 National Team

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

PRINCETON, N.J. – Twelve (12) Harvard and Radcliffe rowers and men's lightweight assistant coach Ian Accomando will compete at the 2015 World Rowing Under 23 Championships July 22-26 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

The U.S. Rowing Association announced the 59-person team, which includes 2014 U23 member Alexander Bonorris of men's lightweight crew, men's heavyweight crew 2015 captain Max Meyer-Bosse, women's heavyweight crew senior Mary Carmack and men's lightweight crew senior Ian Klein.

Accomando will coach the lightweight men's pair, which includes Bonorris. Klein will be part of the men's four. Meyer-Bosse will sit in the five seat of the men's eight and Carmack will join Megan Goodman in the women's double sculls.

The U.S. won five medals at the 2014 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Varese, Italy including gold in the lightweight men's single sculls (Andrew Campbell '14), women's eight and women's four, silver in the women's pair and bronze in the men's eight.

Also at the U23 Championships, juniors James Johnston, Ross Jarvis, and Tommy Marshall will row for Great Britain. Jarvis and Johnston will be in the heavyweight four and Marshall will race in the lightweight pair. 

Racing for Australia will be James Croxford, Sam Hardy (men's heavyweight) and Jack Kelley of the men's lightweight team. Croxford and Hardy will compete with the coxed four and Kelley will race in the lightweight single.  

Racing in the French eight will be Sean Vedrinelle. Juri-Mikk Udam is racing for Estonia in the double.