|Hometown:||New Canaan, Conn.|
|High School:||New Canaan|
Junior (2014-15): Opened the season as coxswain of the men’s championship 8 boat that finished 26th at the Head of the Charles (15:22.805) … coxed the varsity 8 to a win at the Packard Cup (5:39.1) … at the IRA Regatta, he was coxswain of the varsity 8 that won the third final and was 13th in the nation (5:43.054).
Before Dartmouth: Four-year member of the varsity crew team at New Canaan High School … fourth place at the U.S. Rowing Club National Championships (Men's Junior A 8+) … won 2012 Male Athlete of the Year for the Saugatuck Rowing Club.
Personal: Greg Zales is the son of Steve and Cathy Zales … father (‘81), uncle (‘86), grandfather (‘56), grandfather (‘54), and great uncle (‘52) all graduated from Dartmouth … interested in economics and spanish … enjoys learning foreign languages.
Q & A with Greg Zales
Dartmouth's outstanding academics and nurturing community were what really attracted me to the school. So far it has proven to be everything that I had hoped for my college experience.
How long have you been rowing and what interested you about rowing?
I have been rowing since 8th grade. In high school I rowed for Saugatuck Rowing Club in Westport, Connecticut. My brother rowed before me and my dad was a coxswain here (Class of ‘81 Frosh Lights). They both inspired my interest in rowing.
Have you won any awards?
In rowing I was recognized by my club and was named 2012 Male Athlete of the Year and also was selected as a member of the All-Black Club. Academically, I was awarded National Merit Finalist and Congressional Award Bronze Medalist.