Matt Rote
Matt Rote
Year: Junior
Hometown: Larchmont, N.Y.
High School: Salisbury School
Position: Port/Starboard
Major: Communication

SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Rowed in the 2nd Varsity 8+ boat at the San Diego Crew Classic … rowed in the Varsity 4+ boat that won the 5th Final at the IRA National Championship Regatta.

FRESHMAN (2014-15): Rowed as 3 Seat for the Collegiate Novice 8 boat that finished first in a field of 14 with a time of 16:57.0 at the Head of the American.

ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE: Competed in rowing and soccer at Salisbury School in Salisbury, Conn. ... served as co-captain of his crew in fall 2013 and spring 2014 … crew finished in second place at Head of the Housatonic in fall 2013 … finished 23rd of 68 crews (bow number 31) at the Head of the Charles Regatta in fall 2013 … posted a 2k best time of 6:55.

PERSONAL: Born in San Francisco … parents are John and Nadine Rote … has an older sister, Ellen, and a younger brother, Charlie … served as a tour guide for Key Society and was a part of the Peer leader program his junior and senior years … was a prefect his senior year … took trips with Project Blessing Rwanda after sophomore and freshman years …  has six relatives that combined to play four different sports in college: squash, tennis, lacrosse and cross country/track … hobbies include surfing and snowboarding.