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Greg Zales
Position: Coxswain
Year: Junior
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: New Canaan

Before Dartmouth: Four year member of the varsity crew team... 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: Born in Norwalk, Conn.... Son of Steve and Cathy Zales... Father ('81), Uncle ('86), Grandfather ('56), Grandfather ('54), and Great Uncle ('52) all graduated from Dartmouth... Graduated from New Canaan High School... Interested in economics and spanish... Possible future career in finance... Enjoys learning foreign languages.

 

Q & A with Greg Zales

Why Dartmouth?

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, CT. 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 member of the All-Black Club. Academically, I was awarded National Merit Finalist and Congressional Award Bronze Medalist.
Something interesting about yourself?
I speak Esperanto and I have a second degree black belt (Ee Dan) in Karate.
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