2019-2020 Varsity Roster

Jason Post   Hometown: Glastonbury, CT  Height: 5’11” || Weight: 175 lbs  Class of 2020 || Port  Jason is one of our captains for the 2019-2020 season. He is a Healthcare Management major on the pre-medical track. He rowed in high school and has continued his rowing career into college. He joined Uconn Men's Crew his freshman year during the spring semester due to injuries and is now the President on the executive board.

Jason Post

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT

Height: 5’11” || Weight: 175 lbs

Class of 2020 || Port

Jason is one of our captains for the 2019-2020 season. He is a Healthcare Management major on the pre-medical track. He rowed in high school and has continued his rowing career into college. He joined Uconn Men's Crew his freshman year during the spring semester due to injuries and is now the President on the executive board.

Dan Fitzgerald   Hometown: Fairfield, CT  Height: 6’2” || Weight: 165 lbs  Class of 2021 || Bisweptual  Dan is one of our captains for the 2019-2020 season. He is a Mechanical Engineering student at UConn. Besides waking up at 4:30 he also enjoys bringing team members together for church on Sunday nights at St. Thomas Catholic Church on campus. He is a proud member of the 1V8+ and enjoyed rowing at ACRA in the Varsity Lightweight 4+. Dan has been rowing for the past 8 years and rowed for Fairfield Preparatory High School.

Dan Fitzgerald

Hometown: Fairfield, CT

Height: 6’2” || Weight: 165 lbs

Class of 2021 || Bisweptual

Dan is one of our captains for the 2019-2020 season. He is a Mechanical Engineering student at UConn. Besides waking up at 4:30 he also enjoys bringing team members together for church on Sunday nights at St. Thomas Catholic Church on campus. He is a proud member of the 1V8+ and enjoyed rowing at ACRA in the Varsity Lightweight 4+. Dan has been rowing for the past 8 years and rowed for Fairfield Preparatory High School.

Michael Windover   Hometown: Southbury, CT  Height: 6’0” || Weight: 190 lbs  Class of 2020 || Starboard  Michael started on the team his freshman year after running and swimming at Pomperaug High School. He is majoring in Management and Engineering for Manufacturing with career interests in supply chain and operations management. Last May, he competed for the team in a 4x at the ACRA championships. You can find "Windy" skrting around campus on his moped.

Michael Windover

Hometown: Southbury, CT

Height: 6’0” || Weight: 190 lbs

Class of 2020 || Starboard

Michael started on the team his freshman year after running and swimming at Pomperaug High School. He is majoring in Management and Engineering for Manufacturing with career interests in supply chain and operations management. Last May, he competed for the team in a 4x at the ACRA championships. You can find "Windy" skrting around campus on his moped.

Ethan Cummiskey   Hometown: Glastonbury, CT  Height: 6’4” || Weight: 178 lbs  Class of 2021 || Port  Ethan is studying Civil Engineering at UConn. He dreams of finding balance in the UC_250 lifestyle without going overboard on carbo loading without secondaries. He is known for blinding everybody physically on the water, as well as statistically on the erg board. Ethan has been rowing for six years and has rowed in races such as the Head of the Charles and Club Nationals.

Ethan Cummiskey

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT

Height: 6’4” || Weight: 178 lbs

Class of 2021 || Port

Ethan is studying Civil Engineering at UConn. He dreams of finding balance in the UC_250 lifestyle without going overboard on carbo loading without secondaries. He is known for blinding everybody physically on the water, as well as statistically on the erg board. Ethan has been rowing for six years and has rowed in races such as the Head of the Charles and Club Nationals.

Corey Mallozzi   Hometown: Cranston, RI  Height: 5’10” || Weight: 165 lbs  Class of 2020 || Port  Corey is a Structural Biology and Biophysics Major, with the goal of attending Medical School after graduation. He was the captain of his high school cross country and track teams before coming to UConn in Fall of 2016. Corey joined the team his first semester and has rowed at a multitude of regattas, including rowing in the 2X at last years ACRA Championship in Gainesville, Georgia.

Corey Mallozzi

Hometown: Cranston, RI

Height: 5’10” || Weight: 165 lbs

Class of 2020 || Port

Corey is a Structural Biology and Biophysics Major, with the goal of attending Medical School after graduation. He was the captain of his high school cross country and track teams before coming to UConn in Fall of 2016. Corey joined the team his first semester and has rowed at a multitude of regattas, including rowing in the 2X at last years ACRA Championship in Gainesville, Georgia.

Alex Calvi   Hometown: Valhalla, NY  Height: 6’0” Weight: 180 lbs  Class of 2020 || Bisweptual  Alex is an Animal Science major. He rowed for Iona Preparatory and Pelham Community Rowing association in high school for 4 years. Alex joined UConn Men's Crew in the fall of 2016. Alex enjoys studying anatomy, hiking, and participating in competitive downhill cheese wheel rolling.

Alex Calvi

Hometown: Valhalla, NY

Height: 6’0” Weight: 180 lbs

Class of 2020 || Bisweptual

Alex is an Animal Science major. He rowed for Iona Preparatory and Pelham Community Rowing association in high school for 4 years. Alex joined UConn Men's Crew in the fall of 2016. Alex enjoys studying anatomy, hiking, and participating in competitive downhill cheese wheel rolling.

Harry Godfrey-Fogg   Hometown: Lyme-Old Lyme, CT  Height: 6’5” || Weight: 190 lbs  Class of 2020 || Starboard  Harry is majoring in Economics, and minoring in Business Fundamentals. In high school, Harry rowed for four years, clinching 2nd place medals in the HOCR and Youth Nationals. Harry came out of his three year retirement from competitive rowing, to put his height to good use as a cox, set new PRs, and take bow numbers on race day.

Harry Godfrey-Fogg

Hometown: Lyme-Old Lyme, CT

Height: 6’5” || Weight: 190 lbs

Class of 2020 || Starboard

Harry is majoring in Economics, and minoring in Business Fundamentals. In high school, Harry rowed for four years, clinching 2nd place medals in the HOCR and Youth Nationals. Harry came out of his three year retirement from competitive rowing, to put his height to good use as a cox, set new PRs, and take bow numbers on race day.

Deivydas Giedrimas   Hometown: Rocky Hill, CT  Height: 6’2” || Weight: 190 lbs  Class of 2020 || Port  A runner and swimmer in high school, Deivydas, commonly known as Deivy, joined UCMC this year. After a tragic incident last year during a game of Capture the Flag which left him in a post-op shoe for a couple weeks, Deivy has come back hungry for vengeance. He has established himself as the stroke seat of the second fastest (freshman and novice) boat out of two. On the team, Deivy enjoys crabbing, ripping new blisters at every practice, and being confused for a freshman. He also volunteered at the Head of the Charles as a lifeguard.

Deivydas Giedrimas

Hometown: Rocky Hill, CT

Height: 6’2” || Weight: 190 lbs

Class of 2020 || Port

A runner and swimmer in high school, Deivydas, commonly known as Deivy, joined UCMC this year. After a tragic incident last year during a game of Capture the Flag which left him in a post-op shoe for a couple weeks, Deivy has come back hungry for vengeance. He has established himself as the stroke seat of the second fastest (freshman and novice) boat out of two. On the team, Deivy enjoys crabbing, ripping new blisters at every practice, and being confused for a freshman. He also volunteered at the Head of the Charles as a lifeguard.

David Amann   Hometown: Cheshire, CT  Height: 6’3” || Weight: 169 lbs  Class of 2020 || Bisweptual  In high school, David ran all three seasons, competing in cross country, indoor and outdoor track. As a freshman at UConn, David joined the team fall semester, and competed in the ACRA national championships in the team's 1V8 in Spring 2018. David is also an EMT, and volunteered as a first aid responder at the 2018 Head of the Charles Regatta.

David Amann

Hometown: Cheshire, CT

Height: 6’3” || Weight: 169 lbs

Class of 2020 || Bisweptual

In high school, David ran all three seasons, competing in cross country, indoor and outdoor track. As a freshman at UConn, David joined the team fall semester, and competed in the ACRA national championships in the team's 1V8 in Spring 2018. David is also an EMT, and volunteered as a first aid responder at the 2018 Head of the Charles Regatta.

Timothy Mason   Hometown: Glastonbury, CT  Height: 5’11” || Weight: 150 lbs  Class of 2020 || Bisweptual  Timothy (Timo) Mason, is a Senior Molecular and Cell Biology Major and joined the team his freshman year in the fall of 2016. In high school, he rowed for Riverfront Recapture and loves to compete at his old boathouse at the Head of Riverfront regatta in the fall.

Timothy Mason

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT

Height: 5’11” || Weight: 150 lbs

Class of 2020 || Bisweptual

Timothy (Timo) Mason, is a Senior Molecular and Cell Biology Major and joined the team his freshman year in the fall of 2016. In high school, he rowed for Riverfront Recapture and loves to compete at his old boathouse at the Head of Riverfront regatta in the fall.

John Drago   Hometown: Stonington, CT  Height: 5’8” || Weight: 178 lbs  Class of 2021 || Bisweptual  John rowed in high school and joined the team in 2017. He has competed in many prestigious regattas, including the Head of the Charles. In his free time he enjoys fishing, working on his car, or spending time in a woodworking shop.

John Drago

Hometown: Stonington, CT

Height: 5’8” || Weight: 178 lbs

Class of 2021 || Bisweptual

John rowed in high school and joined the team in 2017. He has competed in many prestigious regattas, including the Head of the Charles. In his free time he enjoys fishing, working on his car, or spending time in a woodworking shop.

Timothy Gamble   Hometown: Somers, CT  Height: 5’4”  Class of 2021 || Coxswain  Tim is a Mechanical Engineering major in the Honors Program at UConn. In high school, he played soccer and was on the track team. Tim has medalled at the Head of the Fish and Spring Mets. He had no prior rowing experience before joining the team first semester of his freshman year.

Timothy Gamble

Hometown: Somers, CT

Height: 5’4”

Class of 2021 || Coxswain

Tim is a Mechanical Engineering major in the Honors Program at UConn. In high school, he played soccer and was on the track team. Tim has medalled at the Head of the Fish and Spring Mets. He had no prior rowing experience before joining the team first semester of his freshman year.

Matan Doran   Hometown: Simsbury, CT  Height: 5’10” || Weight: 190 lbs  Class of 2021 || Starboard  Matan is currently working on a dual degree in Physiology and Neurobiology, and Economics. He rowed all four years at Simsbury High School, and joined the team during his first semester at UConn. He competed in the CPSRA and NEIRA spring championships for 2 consecutive years, and is happy he found a welcoming and competitive team here at UConn.

Matan Doran

Hometown: Simsbury, CT

Height: 5’10” || Weight: 190 lbs

Class of 2021 || Starboard

Matan is currently working on a dual degree in Physiology and Neurobiology, and Economics. He rowed all four years at Simsbury High School, and joined the team during his first semester at UConn. He competed in the CPSRA and NEIRA spring championships for 2 consecutive years, and is happy he found a welcoming and competitive team here at UConn.

Will Carlson   Hometown: Higganum, CT  Height: 6’4” Weight: 163 lbs  Class of 2021 || Port  Will was born in California and moved to Connecticut when he was two (2) years old. In high school, he competed in both swimming and running. After a long summer of height training, Will grew to 6'4 and decided he was ready to join the UConn Men's Crew Team. Will rows in the second varsity boat and spends most of his time trying to not be lightweight.

Will Carlson

Hometown: Higganum, CT

Height: 6’4” Weight: 163 lbs

Class of 2021 || Port

Will was born in California and moved to Connecticut when he was two (2) years old. In high school, he competed in both swimming and running. After a long summer of height training, Will grew to 6'4 and decided he was ready to join the UConn Men's Crew Team. Will rows in the second varsity boat and spends most of his time trying to not be lightweight.

Julia Pugmire   Hometown: Simsbury, CT  Height: 5’2”  Class of 2021 || Coxswain  Julia, who is double majoring in anthropology and French, was a member of her high school rowing team for 3 years before coming to UConn. She joined UCMC during the fall semester of her freshman year, and her favorite team memory so far is the 2017 Spring Mets regatta, where she coxed the last ever race of 2 seniors. Her favorite color is yellow and she has only ever broken one bone (her collarbone, specifically, at the age of 2).

Julia Pugmire

Hometown: Simsbury, CT

Height: 5’2”

Class of 2021 || Coxswain

Julia, who is double majoring in anthropology and French, was a member of her high school rowing team for 3 years before coming to UConn. She joined UCMC during the fall semester of her freshman year, and her favorite team memory so far is the 2017 Spring Mets regatta, where she coxed the last ever race of 2 seniors. Her favorite color is yellow and she has only ever broken one bone (her collarbone, specifically, at the age of 2).

Travis Kornegay   Hometown: San Diego, CA  Height: 6’0” || Weight: 165 lbs  Class of 2021 || Port  Travis is majoring in Natural Resources and the Environment with a minor in German. He has rowed throughout high school and into college for a total of six years. His brother Patrick is on the team as well. Some of his hobbies include wood carving, cooking, and baking bread for the crew team.

Travis Kornegay

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Height: 6’0” || Weight: 165 lbs

Class of 2021 || Port

Travis is majoring in Natural Resources and the Environment with a minor in German. He has rowed throughout high school and into college for a total of six years. His brother Patrick is on the team as well. Some of his hobbies include wood carving, cooking, and baking bread for the crew team.

Dmytro Kusen   Hometown: Farmington, CT  Height: 6’0” || Weight: 155 lbs  Class of 2021 || Starboard  Dmytro is Biological Sciences major, on the Pre-Med track. He rowed and swam in high school. He has rowed at Head of the Riverfront, Head of the Fish and more. He joined fall of freshman year, and he likes cranking out Fat Ergos.

Dmytro Kusen

Hometown: Farmington, CT

Height: 6’0” || Weight: 155 lbs

Class of 2021 || Starboard

Dmytro is Biological Sciences major, on the Pre-Med track. He rowed and swam in high school. He has rowed at Head of the Riverfront, Head of the Fish and more. He joined fall of freshman year, and he likes cranking out Fat Ergos.

Erik Mihok   Hometown: Newtown, CT  Height: 6’0” || Weight: 160 lbs  Class of 2022 || Starboard  Erik is a Civil Engineering major. This is his first semester on the UConn Men’s Crew team. He rowed for over three years in high school at GMS rowing center in New Milford. His most notable achievements include two youth national championship appearances.

Erik Mihok

Hometown: Newtown, CT

Height: 6’0” || Weight: 160 lbs

Class of 2022 || Starboard

Erik is a Civil Engineering major. This is his first semester on the UConn Men’s Crew team. He rowed for over three years in high school at GMS rowing center in New Milford. His most notable achievements include two youth national championship appearances.

Christopher Cesare   Hometown: Orange, CT  Height: 5’8” || Weight: 158 lbs  Class of 2022 || Starboard  Christopher is studying Civil Engineering at Uconn. Christopher joined men’s crew first semester freshman year.

Christopher Cesare

Hometown: Orange, CT

Height: 5’8” || Weight: 158 lbs

Class of 2022 || Starboard

Christopher is studying Civil Engineering at Uconn. Christopher joined men’s crew first semester freshman year.

Margaret Sanders   Hometown: Farmington, CT  Height: 5’8”  Class of 2022 || Coxswain  Margaret “Meg” Sanders joined UCMC fall of her freshman year. She is a Biological Sciences major and is planning on minoring in Communications. She played lacrosse and rowed for four years at Farmington HS, switching to coxing at UConn. She enjoys sleeping, music, and dogs. Meg is looking forward to improving her coxing skills and forming long lasting friendships on the team.

Margaret Sanders

Hometown: Farmington, CT

Height: 5’8”

Class of 2022 || Coxswain

Margaret “Meg” Sanders joined UCMC fall of her freshman year. She is a Biological Sciences major and is planning on minoring in Communications. She played lacrosse and rowed for four years at Farmington HS, switching to coxing at UConn. She enjoys sleeping, music, and dogs. Meg is looking forward to improving her coxing skills and forming long lasting friendships on the team.

Ben Clark   Hometown: Middletown, CT  Height: 6’0” || Weight: 155 lbs  Class of 2022 || Bisweptual  Ben is a Business Management major pursuing a dual degree with Human Rights, and started his rowing career at UConn in the 2018 fall semester. In high school, he was a member of the swim team and captain of the crew team his junior and senior years. During his time rowing in high school, Ben raced in the Head of the Charles as stroke of the 4+ in 2016 and bowman of the 2x in 2017. When he’s not rowing, Ben enjoys lifeguarding at Hammonasset Beach, surfing, playing the drums, and can be spotted finding his zen with yoga and meditation on Horsebarn Hill.

Ben Clark

Hometown: Middletown, CT

Height: 6’0” || Weight: 155 lbs

Class of 2022 || Bisweptual

Ben is a Business Management major pursuing a dual degree with Human Rights, and started his rowing career at UConn in the 2018 fall semester. In high school, he was a member of the swim team and captain of the crew team his junior and senior years. During his time rowing in high school, Ben raced in the Head of the Charles as stroke of the 4+ in 2016 and bowman of the 2x in 2017. When he’s not rowing, Ben enjoys lifeguarding at Hammonasset Beach, surfing, playing the drums, and can be spotted finding his zen with yoga and meditation on Horsebarn Hill.

Jonathan Brautigam   Hometown: Glastonbury, CT  Height: 5’10” || Weight: 178 lbs  Class of 2022 || Port  Jon is a Mechanical Engineering major who has had a passion for rowing since the beginning of high school. He has attended races such as the Head of the Charles and the Head of the Schuylkill. Jon joined the team the Fall of 2018 and is looking forward to another four years of rowing.

Jonathan Brautigam

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT

Height: 5’10” || Weight: 178 lbs

Class of 2022 || Port

Jon is a Mechanical Engineering major who has had a passion for rowing since the beginning of high school. He has attended races such as the Head of the Charles and the Head of the Schuylkill. Jon joined the team the Fall of 2018 and is looking forward to another four years of rowing.

Sean Rescsanski   Hometown: Milford, CT  Height: 6’6” || Weight: 175 lbs  Class of 2022 || Starboard  Sean is studying Mechanical Engineering. He joined the team his first semester, and during high school he competed in varsity cross country and track for four years.

Sean Rescsanski

Hometown: Milford, CT

Height: 6’6” || Weight: 175 lbs

Class of 2022 || Starboard

Sean is studying Mechanical Engineering. He joined the team his first semester, and during high school he competed in varsity cross country and track for four years.

Anya Walikonis   Hometown: Storrs, CT  Height: 5’7”  Class of 2022 || Coxswain  Anya is double majoring in Biology and Human Rights. She previously rowed for EO Smith High school for three years before joining the team the fall semester of her freshman year. She is looking forward to developing her coxing skills and participating in team shenanigans.

Anya Walikonis

Hometown: Storrs, CT

Height: 5’7”

Class of 2022 || Coxswain

Anya is double majoring in Biology and Human Rights. She previously rowed for EO Smith High school for three years before joining the team the fall semester of her freshman year. She is looking forward to developing her coxing skills and participating in team shenanigans.

Sarah Sommer   Hometown: Mansfield, CT  Height: 5’3”  Class of 2022 || Coxswain  Sarah Sommer is a Biomedical Engineering major. She rowed for four years in high school, and coached sculling at a local rowing club for two summers. Sarah joined UCMC in the first semester of her freshman year at UConn. Fun fact: Sarah has been to Australia and New Zealand.

Sarah Sommer

Hometown: Mansfield, CT

Height: 5’3”

Class of 2022 || Coxswain

Sarah Sommer is a Biomedical Engineering major. She rowed for four years in high school, and coached sculling at a local rowing club for two summers. Sarah joined UCMC in the first semester of her freshman year at UConn. Fun fact: Sarah has been to Australia and New Zealand.

Timothy Rodrigue   Hometown: East Windsor, CT  Height: 5’11” || Weight: 148 lbs  Class of 2022 || Port  Tim is a Chemical Engineering major who played basketball, baseball and soccer all four years in high school. He joined the team in the Fall 2018 semester as a novice. Having never rowed before, Tim was interested because he wanted to be better than his older sister, Stephanie who is on the women’s rowing team at UConn.

Timothy Rodrigue

Hometown: East Windsor, CT

Height: 5’11” || Weight: 148 lbs

Class of 2022 || Port

Tim is a Chemical Engineering major who played basketball, baseball and soccer all four years in high school. He joined the team in the Fall 2018 semester as a novice. Having never rowed before, Tim was interested because he wanted to be better than his older sister, Stephanie who is on the women’s rowing team at UConn.

Ohm Patel   Hometown: Glastonbury, CT  Height: 6’1” || Weight: 165 lbs  Class of 2022 || Bisweptual  Ohm Patel is currently a Biology major. He rowed all 4 years in high school, most notably competing in the Head of the Charles his senior year. He's very excited to be rowing and competing at the collegiate level. Outside of rowing, Ohm enjoys skiing, photography, and painting.

Ohm Patel

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT

Height: 6’1” || Weight: 165 lbs

Class of 2022 || Bisweptual

Ohm Patel is currently a Biology major. He rowed all 4 years in high school, most notably competing in the Head of the Charles his senior year. He's very excited to be rowing and competing at the collegiate level. Outside of rowing, Ohm enjoys skiing, photography, and painting.

Greg Nam   Hometown: Freeport, ME  Height: 6’2” || Weight: 170 lbs  Class of 2022 || Starboard  Greg is a Biology major who joined UConn Crew in the fall semester of his freshman year, coming from a background of cross country and track in school. Although so far he has only raced so far at Hadley Chase, his stellar performance promises a bright future!

Greg Nam

Hometown: Freeport, ME

Height: 6’2” || Weight: 170 lbs

Class of 2022 || Starboard

Greg is a Biology major who joined UConn Crew in the fall semester of his freshman year, coming from a background of cross country and track in school. Although so far he has only raced so far at Hadley Chase, his stellar performance promises a bright future!

John Hoddinott   Hometown: Danbury, CT  Height: 5’7”  Class of 2022 || Coxswain  John is an accounting major who joined the team during the spring of his freshman year. He is an avid musician and played tennis all four years at Danbury High School before coming to UConn in the fall of 2018. John did not cox or have rowing experience before joining the team and looks forward to developing his coxing skills.

John Hoddinott

Hometown: Danbury, CT

Height: 5’7”

Class of 2022 || Coxswain

John is an accounting major who joined the team during the spring of his freshman year. He is an avid musician and played tennis all four years at Danbury High School before coming to UConn in the fall of 2018. John did not cox or have rowing experience before joining the team and looks forward to developing his coxing skills.

Angel Luis Aviles Jr.   Hometown: New Haven, CT  Height: 5’11” || Weight: 162 lbs  Class of 2022 || Starboard  Angel Aviles is a Computer Science/Engineering major. He sculled for 3 years in high school under John Pescatore (head coach of Yale Men's Crew 2002-2010 and founder of Canal Dock Boathouse. Inc.) and joined UCMC the first semester of his freshman year. Fun fact: Angel was a cadet in the Marine Cadets of America for 5 years.

Angel Luis Aviles Jr.

Hometown: New Haven, CT

Height: 5’11” || Weight: 162 lbs

Class of 2022 || Starboard

Angel Aviles is a Computer Science/Engineering major. He sculled for 3 years in high school under John Pescatore (head coach of Yale Men's Crew 2002-2010 and founder of Canal Dock Boathouse. Inc.) and joined UCMC the first semester of his freshman year. Fun fact: Angel was a cadet in the Marine Cadets of America for 5 years.

 

2019-2020 Novice Roster

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