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Alex Newell
Alex Newell
Year: Senior
Hometown: Weston, Mass.
High School: Weston
Major: Classics
House Affiliation: Lowell

Junior • 2012

First-team All-Ivy League ... Rowed for the varsity eight all season ... Finished a perfect season by setting the men’s lightweight course record and capturing the gold medal at the IRA National Championships ... Won Eastern and Ivy League titles at EARC Sprints ... Helped Harvard to cap extend streak of perfect dual seasons to three with 9-0 record ... Took the Goldthwait and Vogel Cups at the HYP regatta over rivals Yale and Princeton ... Helped take down No. 3 Georgetown and No. 8 Navy setting a course record and winning the Haines Trophy for the fourth time in a row... Contributed to the varsity eight’s victory over No. 6 Dartmouth and No. 11 MIT to win the Crimson’s fourth straight Biglin Bowl ... Also helped to wins against No. 5 Cornell, No. 9 Penn, and Delaware.

Sophomore • 2011
Raced with the second varsity eight and with the varsity four at the IRA National Championships … Helped the varsity four win gold at the IRA regatta … Helped the second varsity eight win gold at the Eastern Sprints ... Helped Harvard secure the Vogel Cup at the HYP regatta April 30, finishing off the second varsity’s undefeated dual season with a 1.9-second win over Princeton … Contributed to victories over Navy, Dartmouth, MIT, Georgetown, Penn and Delaware throughout the season.

Freshman • 2010
Rowed in the bow seat of the freshman eight all season … Contributed to the Crimson freshmen’s a 10-0 dual record … Helped freshmen eight and Crimson team place second at EARC Sprints … Aided in 3.5-second win against rivals Princeton and Yale to cap perfect dual season.