ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Matthew Edstein
Matthew Edstein
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
High School: St. Joseph's College Hunters Hill
Major: History
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Senior • 2012
Rowed with twice with the varsity eight and six times the second varisty eight ... Helped the varsity eight take the bronze at the IRA National Championships, locking up the Crimson's second straight top-three national finish ... Contributed to the win at the H-Y Regatta completing a perfect dual season for the varsity eight and Harvard’s fifth straight sweep of Yale ... Runner-up to Wisconsin in the grand final of second varsity eight's at the EARC Sprints, contributing to the Rowe Cup win ... Aided in wins with second varsity eight against Northeastern, Navy and Penn, and Princeton ... Runner-up to California at the San Diego Crew Classic.

Junior • 2011
Raced with the varsity eight, contributing to an undefeated dual season and a Sprints championship … Part of the Harvard boat that reached the semifinals of the Ladies’ Challenge Plate at the Henley Royal Regatta … Raced to a second-place finish at the IRA National Championships … Contributed to victory over Yale at the 146th Harvard-Yale Regatta … Helped win the Ivy League title, Eastern title and Rowe Cup at the EARC Sprints … Helped defeat Northeastern for the Smith Cup, Penn and Navy for the Adams Cup, Princeton for the Compton Cup, Brown for the Stein Cup and Cornell.

Sophomore2010
Rowed in the seven seat of the varsity eight all spring, contributing to the Crimson’s 7-1 dual record … Helped Harvard capture its seventh Ladies’ Challenge Plate at the Royal Henley Regatta … Helped the Crimson win its 26th Eastern title, 26th Ivy League crown and 30th Rowe Cup at the EARC Sprints … Part of fourth-place varsity finish at IRA National Championships … Contributed to a third consecutive win at the 145th Harvard-Yale Regatta … Aided in fourth straight Compton Cup win against Princeton and MIT … Helped the Crimson win the Adams Cup against Navy and Penn for the 11th straight season … Contributed to the Crimson’s 13th straight win over Northeastern for the Smith Cup and a dual win against Cornell.

Freshman2009
Member of the freshman eight that went undefeated in dual racing (7-0) … Won a silver medal at Sprints and the IRA National Championships.

Before Harvard

Lettered four times in crew, three times in rugby and twice in track ... Named to the all-state under-21 eight for crew.

Personal
Lists fishing and wrestling crocodiles as interests.