Crusaders Men's Rowing BIO
Ben MacDougald
Player Profile:
Ben MacDougald 2350142
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 123
Year: Junior
Hometown: Madison, Conn.
High School: Choate Rosemary Hall
  • An Emerging Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

2016-2017:

  • Competed as the coxswain for the varsity eight in two fall regattas and five in the spring
  • Was the member of the second varsity eight in one fall regatta and two spring regattas
  • Competed as the coxswain in the varsity eight that placed first at the Snake Regatta and set the course record time by 11 seconds (Oct. 15)
  • Was in the varsity eight that placed third at the Murphy Cup (Mar. 25)
  • Was a member in the varsity eight that won against MIT (Apr. 1)
  • Competed in the varsity eight that defeated No. 20 Drexel and set the school record time at the George Washington Invitational (Apr. 8)
  • Was in the varsity eight that placed first against Trinity and Wesleyan (Apr. 23)
  • Competed as a member in the varsity eight defeated Bates and Williams (Apr. 29)
  • Was a member in the varsity four that won the third-level final at National Championship (June 4)
  • An Emerging Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

2015-16:

  • Was the coxswain in two fall events and in the second varsity eight at five spring regattas
  • Participated as the coxswain on the third varsity eight which finished eighth out of 18 boats at the Snake Regatta (Oct. 10)
  • Member of the second varsity eight which defeated Trinity and Wesleyan (Apr. 23)
  • Won with the team's Ermilio Outstanding Freshman Award

Before Holy Cross:

  • Two-year coxswain of the varsity rowing team at Choate Rosemary Hall under head coach Pat Guelakis
  • Member of the Blood Street Sculls club rowing team under head coach Stephen Baranoski
  • Team finished first at the 2015 Lawrence Celebration Regatta, 2014 Cromwell Cup and 2014 Narragansett Sweeps and Sculls

Personal:

  • Son of Joseph and Lisa MacDougald
  • Has one brother (Ian) and one sister (Katie)
  • Grandfather, Donald MacDougald, graduated from Holy Cross (Class of 1943)
  • Has not yet declared a major
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