GW Men's Rowing 2023 Roster
Alex rows and goes to school
2020-2021: 4 seat of Third Varsity 8+ that placed 9th at the IRA National Championship, contributing to the team’s 7th place overall finish.
2021-2022: 4 seat of Varsity 8+ that won the ACRA National Championship and placed 4th at the Dad Vail regatta. Stroke seat of the 8+ that competed in the Champ 8 at HOCR.
2022-2023: Captain of the team. Stoke seat of the Varsity 8+ that won the Head of the Housatonic.
From Fort Lee, New Jersey, Alex found rowing during his junior year of high school after eight years of competitive swimming. He rowed in the bow seat of the 4+ boat for Row New Jersey at the 2021 Head of the Charles. When healthy, he serves as an oarsman for GWMR.
Alex is an International Affairs Major and is fluent in Spanish.
Attended Brophy College Preparatory- In High School Aidan was a member of both the National Honors Society and the Academic Distinction List from 2016-2019. Aidan was the Captain of his High School rowing team; Brophy Crew. During his time on the team he received “Coaches Award” at Awards Banquet. First place at Arizona Indoor Rowing Championship. Stroke Seat of Varsity Quad and Double. Additionally, in 2018 he received “Most Improved Rower” at Awards Banquet.
In college- Mentor in the REFA Program as well as a Mentor Coach in the School of Business. Aidan won the Dad Vails in the 2V Eight in 2021. Placed 7th, winning the 2V Petite Final at IRAs stroking in 2021. Vice President of the team for the 2021-2022 season, and is currently serving as President of the team for the 2022-2023 season.
Attended Tabor Academy … In High School Was a Two Year Captain of the Men’s Rowing Team… Stroked the Varsity 8+ at the 2017 Henley Royal Regatta Competing in The Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup… Also Played Varsity Hockey… Won the Roller Hockey National Championships with Team Georgia.
Won the 2022 ACRA National Championship (8+)… Won the 2022 Independents Day Regatta (4+)… Won the 2022 USRowing Summer National Championships(4+)… Won the 2022 Head of the Housatonic (4+)… Won the 2021 Head of The Occoquan (4+) 2nd at the 2022 USRowing Summer National Championship (4-)… 2nd at The 2022 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta (4+)… 3rd at the 2022 Independents Day Regatta (8+)… 3rd at the 2022 Dad Vail Regatta (8+)… Sat 6 Seat Defeating Columbia at the 2022 Navy/Columbia/GW Race (8+)… Sat 6 Seat at The 2021 Head of The Charles Regatta (8+)… Sat 4 Seat at the 2022 Head of Charles Regatta (8+)… Sat Bow of GW’s Varsity Bant 2- stroked by Ray Sanders.
Rowed for Montclair High School ... NJ State Champion... Brother of current varsity cox Alex Stamas
College- Freshman year sat bow seat of 2V against Georgetown and win over UVA/Hobart, Freshman 4+ at Dad Vail / 8+ at ACRA
Rowed for CRI in high school in Boston
Freshman Year: Interrupted due to COVID
Sophomore Year: Rowed in the Varsity 8+ in the spring season, earned a 2nd place at Dad Vails, and a 12th place finish at IRAs
Junior Year: Rowed in the Varsity 8+ earning a 1st place finish at the ACRA National championships
Nilesh attended The Bolles School with First or Second Academic Honors throughout high school. Nilesh coxed for seven years with Bolles Crew, winning North Florida District Championships for five years. He has placed 1st in the U19 4+ at the Head of the 941 and 8th out of 28 in the Lightweight 4+ at Head of the Hooch.
Nilesh is a freshman majoring in International Affairs and Economics, and has coxed for eight years