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Capozzola

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Varsity
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
High School: Rio Americano HS
Major: Human Developmental Sciences
Experience: High School

Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19
IRA All-Academic ... Member of WIRA Championships V8+ Grand Final-winning Varsity 8 boat that earned UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/29) honors ... Captured first place with the Varsity 8 crew during UC San Diego's sweep of the Western Sprints ... Competed in the Varsity 8 boat at the IRA National Championship ... Finished second with the Varsity 8 at the UC Cup Challenge, behind only Cal.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Member of the Varsity 8 crew that earned UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (6/5) honors ... Helped the Varsity 8+ crew to a first place finish at the Western Sprints Championships ... Claimed first in all three races at the Western Sprints Challenge with the Second Varsity 8 crew ... Competed with the Varsity 8 crew at the IRA National Championship ... Placed first with the JV 8+ crew at the San Diego City Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Rio Americano High School in Sacramento … Competed with River City Rowing Club … Earned the Steady Oar Award as a freshman … Had the Captain’s Seat for three years (2015-17).

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 15 in Santa Cruz … Son of Tina Capozzola and Lori Embury … Undeclared major at Warren College … Intends to attend medical school after graduation … Favorite UC San Diego moment was qualifying for and racing in the Henley Royal Regatta ... Most memorable rowing moment was sweeping the Western Sprints in 2018 ... Enjoys cycling and swimming … Cheers for the San Francisco Giants and Sacramento Kings … Likes eating pasta.

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