Owen Symington
Owen Symington
Height: 6-5
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
High School: Wesley College
Major: Economics
Residential College: Branford

2013-14 (Senior): Rowed in the Varisty with dual-season wins over Brown, Dartmouth for the Olympic Axe, Columbia and Penn for the Blackwell Cup, Cornell and Princeton for the Carnegie Cup... Rowed in the Varsity that finished 6th at Sprints and 6th at IRAs.

2012-13 (Junior): Rowed in the 1V with dual-season wins over Dartmouth for the Olympic Axe and over Columbia and Penn to win the Blackwell Cup... Rowed in the 1V that finished 5th at Eastern Sprints and 7th at the IRA Championship Regatta. 

2011-12 (Sophomore): Rowed in the championship eight at the Head of the Charles… Rowed five-seat in the 1V that had dual season wins over Brown, against Dartmouth for the Olympic Axe, against Columbia and Penn for the Blackwell Cup, and finished eighth at the Eastern Sprints.

2010-11 (Freshman): Rowed in the club eight that finished fifth at the Head of the Charles… Rowed seven-seat in the 1F that won against Dartmouth and finished ninth at Eastern Sprints.

National Team: Rowed in the Australian coxed four that finished seventh at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Amsterdam… Rowed in the Australian coxless four that won a silver medal at the 2012 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Trakai, Lithuania.

Before Yale: Won the Head of the Yarra as a sophomore... Named to the All-State rowing squad as a junior... As a senior won the Melbourne Head in the single and finished sixth in the eight at Nationals... Received honors in both rowing and Australian rules football junior and senior year... Named Valedictorian of his high school class. 

Personal: Member of Branford College… Interests include Australian rules football, cycling and Nintendo 64... was given the Augustus S. Blagden Trophy, donated in memory of Augustus S. Blagden, Ph.B. 1901 and awarded annually to that senior who, in spirit and action, has done most to enhance the tradition of rowing at Yale.

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