MINNESOTA MEN’S ROWING ALUMNI, WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Willard Donoho (‘80)
In the years since his graduation, Donoho has been an integral part of the rowing community. He is currently the Midwest Region Representative on the Board of Directors at USRowing. In 2018, he raced with Palm Beach Crew in F 4- at World Rowing Masters Regatta.
MICHAEL WHERLEY (‘94)
3-time World Champion and 2-time Olympian in the sport of rowing. Wherley also won the 2008 Boat Race with the University of Oxford (as the oldest rower in the history of the event) and was inducted into the National Rowing Hall of Fame in 2014. He is currently the president of Penn AC Rowing Association and lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Janet Distel, and their daughter.
Johan Quie (‘08)
Since his graduation a decade ago, he has shared membership at both Penn Athletic Club and California Rowing Club in preparation for the London Olympic Olympic Trials in both the eight and the pair. In 2018, he will compete in the Head of the Charles Men's Master Eights (age 40+) for California Rowing Club. He currently lives in San Francisco.
Lucas Bellows (‘17)
Lucas won the 2018 Pan American Trials in the 1x and will travel to Brazil for the 2019 Pan America Games Qualification Regatta scheduled for November 29-December 2, 2018. Lucas will compete against the best of the Americas to qualify for the 2019 Pan America Games in Lima, Peru. He currently lives in Craftsbury, VT, and trains with the Craftsbury Outdoor Center.
PETER Lorenz (‘16)
Peter moved to Boston after graduation and currently works at a local non-profit. In 2018, he will be competing at Head of the Charles in the Men’s Club Eight for Riverside Boat Club.
Doug McCune-Zierath (‘18)
Competed at the 2018 FISU World University Rowing Championship with the USA World University team. Seated four set in the Men's 8+, the USA earned 4th place (5:46). Doug is currently still training in Michigan.
BRI PISCHKE (‘15)
TYLER RENDA (‘15)
KURT HELLERSTEDT (‘15)
DAN BAKKE (‘15)
A crew from Minnesota Boat Club will include several alumni, a former coach of the novice team, and a former Varsity assistant coach at the Head of the Charles in 2018.
DREW HARKMAN (‘17)
ALEX MARTIN (‘18)
CONNOR LUND (‘18)
LUCAS MORTENSEN (‘18)
JORDEN SMITH (‘17)
SAWYER OLSON (‘18)
Alumni participated in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.