Nicholas Matthes
Nicholas Matthes
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
High School: Luisenschule - Gymnasium der Stadt Mülheim a.d. Ruhr
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: Silliman
2017-18 (Junior): Rowed in the second varsity eight throughout the regular season, placing fifth at the Eastern Sprints. 
 
2016-17 (Sophomore): Bow seat of the second varsity eight that went 7-1 during the regular season with wins over Navy, MIT and Georgetown, Columbia and Penn, Dartmouth and Princeton. Bow seat of the second varsity eight that placed second at the Eastern Sprints.
 
2015-16 (First Year): Three seat of the second varsity eight that went 8-1 during the regular season with wins over Navy, MIT and Georgetown, Columbia and Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Harvard and Princeton. Three seat of the second varsity eight that won the Cornell Cup at the 2016 EARC Sprints Regatta.
 
Before Yale: German National Championship: Bronze-Medal, Men’s Lightweight-Single Sculls (1x);
German Sprint Championship: Bronze-Medal, Men’s Eight (8+); Australian National Championship: 4th Place, Men's Four (4+); European Indoor Rowing Championship: 4th Place, Men's Lightweight
Rowed 5 years for club-team Renn-Ruder Gemeinschaft Mülheim an der Ruhr e.V., 1 year for the Sydney Rowing Club (SRC) and The King's School.

Off the Water: Fundraising of €8000,00 with Environmental Sciences School-Club for water-well project in Africa. 

Personal: Enjoys Triathlon, Skiing, Surfing & Cooking.