Anthony

Morrell

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Varsity
Year: Senior
Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA
High School: Laguna Beach HS
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: High School

Bio

AS A JUNIOR IN 2018-19
Helped the Third Varsity 8 to a top finish at the UC Cup Challenge ... Placed first in the Third Varsity 8 grand final as the Tritons swept the WIRA Championships ... Captured first place with the Third Varsity 8 crew during UC San Diego's sweep of the Western Sprints ... Competed in the Third Varsity 8 boat at the IRA National Championship.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017-18
Member of WIRA Championships 2V 8+ Grand Final-winning 2nd Varsity 8 that earned UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (5/2) honors ... Competed with the Second Varsity 8 crew at the IRA National Championship ... Placed first with the JV 8+ crew at the San Diego City Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016-17
Competed in the Third Varsity 8 boat at the IRA National Championship ... Took first with the Third Varsity 8 crew at the Western Sprints.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Laguna Beach High School ... Won the Novice 4+ and 8+ at the Southwest Regional Rowing Championships in 2015 ... Took second at the 2016 Southwest Regional Rowing Championships in 2016 for the Varsity 8+ race ... Also played tennis and ran cross country for the Breakers ... Rowed for the Newport Aquatic Center for 2015-16.

PERSONAL
Born April 24 in Salt Lake City, Utah ... Father attended Bowdoin College and mother went to the University of Colorado-Boulder ... Has a younger sister named Jessica, who rows for the UC San Diego women's rowing team ... Cognitive Science major with a specialization in design at Roosevelt College ... Aspires to start a company after graduating from UC San Diego ... Favorite rowing moment was sweeping the 2018 WIRA Championship ... Enjoys the outdoors ... Roots for the U.S. Olympic rowing teams ... Favorite athlete is Michael Phelps.

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Interview: Anthony and Jessica Morrell