ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Charles Risbey
Charles Risbey
Year: Junior
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
High School: Melbourne Grammar School
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Mather

Sophomore • 2013

Rowed in the sixth and seventh seat for the first varsity all season, including a second-place showing at the IRA National Championship Varsity Eight Grand Final … Was in the boat for Harvard’s EARC Sprints championship race … Contributed to the win at the H-Y Regatta completing a perfect dual season for the varsity eight and Harvard’s sixth straight sweep of Yale… Rowed in The Visitor’s Challenge Cup title-winning boat at Henley Royal Regatta that squared off against the Harvard lightweights for the first all-Harvard Henley final since 2002.

Freshman • 2012

Stroked for the freshman eight all season ... Placed fifth in the grand final at the IRA National Championships ... Helped the freshman eight go 8-0 in dual competition ... Contributed to the win at the H-Y Regatta, part of fifth straight sweep of the rival Bulldogs ... Helped capture the freshman eight title at the EARC Sprints, contributing to the Rowe Cup win ... Rowed for the freshman eight in wins against Northeastern, Navy and Penn, Princeton and MIT, Brown, and Cornell.