July 11, 2006

Ben Harrison Named To U.S. Under-23 Men's Rowing National Team Roster

July 11, 2006

Princeton, NJ - The 2006 Under 23 National Team roster was announced by USRowing on Monday and Brown's Ben Harrison '07 was on the list. In total, nine crews will represent the United States at the 2006 FISA World Rowing Under 23 Championships scheduled to run July 20-23 in Hazewinkel, Belgium. Harrison, who will be entering his senior year at Brown this fall, served as co-captain of the Bears last season, leading them to the bronze medal at the IRA Championships. It was the varsity eight's first appearance in the grand final since 2001.

Harrison will compete in the men's eight and will be joined by three other Ivy cohorts. The U.S. will have crews competing in the men's single sculls, lightweight women's single sculls, women's pair, men's quadruple sculls, lightweight men's quadruple sculls, lightweight men's four, men's four with coxswain, women's eight, and men's eight.