3 Alumni Rowing for the U.S. National Team this Summer
Three young alumni have been named to the USRowing national team at the Pan Am Games, currently underway, as well as the World Championships later this month in Austria. Paul Verni '13 and Danny Madden '14 will be representing the United States for a second and third time, respectively, while Jonathan Zagroba '11 is making his National Team debut.
are competing in both the Men's Coxless Four
and Men's Eight
at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru. Verni is representing the U.S. for a second time, having competed in 2012, while an Iona Prep student, at the CanAmMex Regatta. They represent two of only 21 total athletes on the roster.
As of this posting, the pair have qualified for the gold medal final in both events. To see how their boats finish, you can follow the Pan Am Games live online
After rowing for the Under 23 National Team in 2017 and 2018, Madden
will be competing for the third consecutive year, this time with the Senior National Team in the World Championships Aug. 25 - Sept. 1. He will compete in the Men's Lightweight Quad.