Kevin

Mead

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Orinda, CA
High School: Piedmont HS
Club: Penn AC / Vesper / Oakland Strokes
Major: Political Science
Experience: High School

Bio

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018-19
Helped the Third Varsity 8 to a top finish at the UC Cup Challenge ... Competed in the Second Varsity 8 boat at the IRA National Championship, placing first in the Fourth-Level Final ... Placed first in the Second Varsity 8 grand final as the Tritons swept the WIRA Championships ... Captured first place with the Second Varsity 8 crew during UC San Diego's sweep of the Western Sprints ... Came away with a runner-up finish in the Varsity 8 boat at the San Diego Crew Classic's Men’s Varsity American Specialty Health Cup Final 1, trailing only Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2018 graduate of Piedmont High School ... Competed on the cross country and track and field teams ... Was one of 16 rowers to be selected for the Youth Regional Challenge in Sarasota in 2017.

CLUB
Competed with Vesper in 2018, Penn Athletic Club (AC) in 2017, and Oakland Strokes from 2015-18 ... Took sixth at the Grand Finals at Club Nationals with Penn AC ... Placed first in quad at the Philly Youth Regatta with Vesper ... Took third in V8 at Faultline Faceoff with Oakland Strokes.

PERSONAL
Born May 15 in Palo Alto ... Has a younger sister, Hailey ... Related to Gabriella Pascual Mead, who competed on the Triton women's rowing team ... Political Science major at Sixth College ... Plans to pursue business or law after graduating from UC San Diego ... Favorite rowing memory is competing at the Rowing World Championships in Sarasota, Fla. ... Enjoys basketball ... Roots for the Warriors, A's, and 49ers ... Favorite athlete is Kevin Durant ... Likes the movie Avatar ... Listens to AC/DC ... Loves to eat spaghetti ... Most people do not know that he likes playing poker ... Uses Instagram.

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