No. 18 Men's Crew Prepares For Race On Historic Charles River
OREGON STATE 2011-12 Team captain for the 2012 season ... Coxed for Varsity 8 in duals vs. University of Victoria, Gonzaga & Stanford, Northeastern & Holy Cross ... Served in same role for Windmere Cup, Stanford Invite and Pac-12 Championships.
2010-11 Dan coxed the Junior Varsity 8 most of the season ... directed the JV8 in a win at Gonzaga ... coxed the JV8 in a fourth place finish in the Grand Finals at the San Diego Crew Classic ... raced in the JV8 to a fourth place finish at the Pac-10 Championships ... coxed the Varsity 8 and the Open 4 in a pair of third place finishes at the Elk Lake Spring Regatta.
2009-10 Split time between Varsity 8+ and Junior Varsity 8+ boats ... coxed the V8+ against Victoria, Northeastern, Holy Cross, and at the Stanford Invitational and Windermere Cup as well as the Pac-10 Championships and IRA Championships ... led V8+ to wins over Victoria and Holy Cross and to a fourth place finish at Pac-10's ... helped V8+ to 17th place finish overall at IRA's ... also coxed JV8+ against Gonzaga and Washington, leading crew to win against the Zags.
2008-09 Was primarily the coxswain of the Freshman 8+ ... F8+ finished fifth in the Grand Finals of the San Diego Crew Classic ... coxed the F8+ that defeated Oregon at the Windermere Cup ... F8+ raced to a fifth place finish at the Pac-10 Championships ... led the F8+ to a 16th place overall finish at IRA Championships.
BRENTWOOD COLLEGE Coxed the varsity boat to three undefeated seasons that resulted in national championships ... member of the Junior National and U23 National Teams ... finished second at the Royal & Canadian Henley Regatta ... named the Men's Varsity Captain as well as the Assistant Boathouse Captain ... received two letters in tennis.
PERSONAL Son of Michael and Rae Thompson ... has three brothers, Ben, Evan and Mike ... majoring in Exercise and Sport Science ... outside of rowing Dan enjoys tennis and snowboarding.