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Benjamin French
Benjamin French
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pittsford, N.Y.
High School: Pittsford Mendon
House Affiliation: Leverett

Member of the second varsity and third varsity eights in 2009 … Stroked the third varsity eight to a silver medal at Sprints and second varsity eight to a fifth-place finish at the IRA National Championships.

Rowed in the freshman eight that won gold at the EARC Sprints and bronze at the IRA National Championships ... Went undefeated in dual racing, which included the second fastest winning time in the two-mile at the Harvard-Yale Regatta ... Also competed in the Temple Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta.

Before Harvard
Earned three varsity letters in crew and also rowed for the Pittsford Crew club team ... Captain of team during senior year ... Competed in the Canadian Henley Regatta for three years ... Earned a varsity letter in swimming ... Father, Edward French, graduated from Harvard in 1954 ... Other interests include photography.