Christopher Wales
Christopher Wales
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Seattle Prep
House Affiliation: Currier

Senior • 2017
Tabbed to Intercollegiate Rowing Association All-Academic team ... Sat in the sixth seat in the second varsity eight against Cornell and Penn ... Rowed in seat No. 6 in second varsity eight against Columbia and Georgetown ... Sat in sixth seat in second varsity eight against Dartmouth and MIT ... Was in seat No. 6 in second varsity eight against Navy and Delaware ... Raced in sixth seat in second varsity eight against Yale and Princeton ... Rowed in the sixth seat in 2V8 at Eastern Sprints ... Sat in second seat in coxless four that won gold at IRAs.

Junior • 2016
Sat in the six seat with the varsity eight at Eastern Sprints … Won the petite final at Sprints … Sat in the seven seat with the V8 at the IRA National Championships, taking sixth.

Sophomore • 2015
Sat at bow seat of the first varsity eight, three seat of the second varsity eight, and bow seat of the varsity four … Earned a gold medal in the finals at EARC Sprints in the 2V … Earned a bronze medal at IRA National Championships in the varsity four.

Freshman • 2014
Rowed the third seat with the freshman eight all season … Helped the F8 earn silver at the EARC Sprints … Rowed with the varsity four at the IRA National Championships, earning silver.

Before Harvard
Rowed with the Seattle Rowing Center from 2010-13 … Also competed with the Mt. Baker Crew (2008-09) and the Lake Union Crew (2009-10) … Named the 2013 National Champion in the lightweight 4+ … Also a 2012 National Champion in the single and a 2011 National Champion in the double sculls … A 2012-13 member of the U.S. Junior National Team 4x … Brother, Michael Wales ’14, is a senior at Harvard and was a member of the lightweight crew team.