PRINCETON, N.J. – Harvard lightweight crew rising sophomore, Thomas Satterthwaite, has been selected as a member of the 72-person roster for the US National Team at the Under 23 World Championships July 25-29 in Poznan, Poland. Satterthwaite will compete in the lightweight men's double sculls, paired with Artym Hayda from Georgetown University.
Hayda and Satterthwaite qualified by winning their heat at the Senior, Para, U23, and U19 World Championship Trials on Saturday, July 7. The closest finish of the morning finals came from the U23 lightweight men's double sculls. Riverside Boat Club's Artym Hayda (Providence, R.I.) and Thomas Satterthwaite (Cranston, R.I.) claimed first place in a 6:54.86. Maritime Rowing Club's Maximilian Dewolf (Osprey, Fla.) and Reese Gregory (Darien, Conn.) finished less than a second later in a 6:55.40.
During his freshman campaign with the Crimson, Satterthwaite had a hand in Harvard second varsity victories over Cornell, Penn, Dartmouth, MIT, Navy, Delaware and Yale.
Complete press coverage, athlete bios and links to event information will be available at usrowing.org and worldrowing.com. Follow along with the U.S. Under 23 National Team as it prepares for the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships by using the hashtag #WRU23Champs.