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Morgan Gerlak

Men's Under 23 National Team

Men's four, two seat

Birthplace: Baltimore, Md.

Hometown: Baltimore, Md. 

Current Residence: Providence, R.I.

Club Affiliation: Brown University

Began Rowing: St. Paul's School (Md.), 2008

Date of Birth: 5/4/1992

Height: 6'1” 

Weight: 180

High School: St. Paul's School, 2010 

Undergraduate Education, major: Brown University, Economics, 2014

Graduate Education: N/A

Occupation: Student

Employer: N/A

Training Location: Providence, R.I.

Current Coaches: Paul Cooke

Years on National Team: One - Under 23, 2013

International Results:  Won bronze in the men's four at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships... Finished second in the Grand Challenge Cup at the 2012 Henley Royal Regatta. 

National Results: Won in the Varsity eight with Brown University at the 2012 Eastern Sprints, finished second with Brown in the Varsity eight at the 2012 IRAs and 2013 Eastern Sprints. Finished third in the Varsity eight with Brown University at the 2013 IRAs.

Personal: Morgan lists his most proud sports accomplishment as winning the 2012 Eastern Sprints. He says that his former cycling coach, Kris Auer is responsible for introducing him to endurance athletics. Current coach, Paul Cooke has helped him compete and win at high levels. Morgan says that former teammate, Taylor Brown was the person who taught him what "pulling hard" truly meant.