Collin Rees
Collin Rees
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kearney, Neb.
High School: Kearney
Major: Engineering Sciences
House Affiliation: Adams

Senior • 2012

Rowed for the third varsity eight all season and once for the varsity four B ... Helped the third varsity with a runner-up time of 6:42.321, five seconds clear of third-place Navy at EARC Sprints ... Helped in win at the HYP regatta and secure the Vogel Cup for the 35th time ... Took second place in regatta against Cornell and Penn.

Junior • 2011
Raced with the third varsity eight … Contributed to a third-place finish for the third varsity eight at the Eastern Sprints, ahead of Cornell, Princeton, Penn and Dartmouth … Helped defeat Dartmouth by more than 12 seconds at the race on April 16 … Also contributed to the third varsity wins against Delaware and Penn.

Sophomore • 2010
Helped the third varsity eight to runner-up finish at EARC Sprints while Harvard finished second as a team … Contributed to third varsity wins against Princeton and Navy.

Member of the second freshman eight that won a bronze medal at Sprints and helped the Crimson win the Jope Cup as overall league champions.

Before Harvard

Four-year letterwinner in cross country, wrestling and track team; captained all three teams ... Placed sixth at state wrestling meet ... Academic all-state in wrestling, cross country and track ... Cross country team placed second in state three of four years ... Wrestling team was runner-up at state junior and senior years ... State track champions senior year ... United States Presidential and National Merit Scholar in 2008 ... Robert C. Byrd Scholar ... Kearney Public Schools Foundation Outstanding Student ... National Honor Society.

Played the French horn in high school ... Achieved the rank of Eagle Scout ... Enjoys rock climbing, camping, back packing and other outdoor activities ... Lists reading, puzzle solving, spending time with friends and playing sports.