Nicholas Matthes
Nicholas Matthes
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
High School: Luisenschule - Gymnasium der Stadt Mülheim a.d. Ruhr
Major: Economics
Residential College: Silliman
2018-19 (Senior): Rowed in varsity eight with wins over Navy, Georgetown, Dartmouth, and Harvard during regular season ... Rowed in second varsity eight that placed second at Eastern Sprints ... Rowed in the four without coxswain that placed ninth at the IRA National Championship Regatta.
 
2017-18 (Junior): Rowed in second varsity eight throughout regular season, placing fifth at Eastern Sprints. 
 
2016-17 (Sophomore): Bow seat of second varsity eight that went 7-1 during regular season with wins over Navy, MIT and Georgetown, Columbia and Penn, Dartmouth and Princeton ... Bow seat of second varsity eight that placed second at Eastern Sprints.
 
2015-16 (First Year): Three seat of 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 second varsity eight that won Cornell Cup at 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 five years for club team Renn-Ruder Gemeinschaft Mülheim an der Ruhr e.V., 1 year for Sydney Rowing Club (SRC) and The King's School.

Off the Water: Fundraising of €800,000 with Environmental Sciences School-Club for water-well project in Africa. 

Personal: Enjoys triathlon, skiing, surfing and cooking.