Crusaders Men's Rowing BIO
Vince LaMonte
Player Profile:
Vince LaMonte 2290298
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Babylon, N.Y.
High School: St. Anthony's
  • Team Captain
  • A 360 Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

2015-16:

  • Raced on the varsity/collegiate eight in three fall events and five spring regattas
  • Member of the varsity eight that won the field of 18 boats at the Snake Regatta (Oct. 10)
  • Rowed on the collegiate eight that finished 14th out of 41 boats at the Head of Charles Regatta (Oct. 17 & 18)
  • Competed on the varsity eight that defeated Trinity and Wesleyan (Apr. 23)
  • Member of the varsity four that finished fourth at the IRA National Championship, the program’s best finish at the IRAs since 1983
  • Named to the IRA All-Academic Team
  • A Veteran Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

2014-2015:

  • Member of the varsity eight for all three fall regattas and six spring regattas
  • Was a part of the varsity eight that placed first out of 17 boats at the Snake Regatta (10/11)
  • Raced with the varsity eight that defeated Gonzaga (4/10)
  • Rowed with the varsity eight that defeated #19 Georgetown to win the Healy Cup (4/18)
  • Member of the varsity eight that placed first ahead of Hobart, Williams and Bucknell (4/25)
  • Member of the varsity eight that defeated No. 16 Syracuse at the Eastern Sprints (5/17)
  • Member of the varsity eight that finished a program-best 17th at the IRA National Championship (5/31)
  • Member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

2013-2014:

  • Competed with the varsity eight in five spring regattas as a freshman
  • Awarded the Francis “Bud” Ermilio Outstanding Freshman Award
  • Part of a varsity club four that placed second out of 49 boats at the Head of the Charles (Oct. 20)
  • Raced in the varsity eight boat that overcame No. 20 UC San Diego (April 12)
  • Member of the varsity eight that defeated Georgetown (April 19) to win the Healy Cup, which was the first time the Crusaders had ever won the Healy Cup
  • Part of the varsity eight that placed third in third level final at the Eastern Sprints (May 18), where it defeated Georgetown, MIT and Rutgers
  • Competed in the IRA National Championship with the varsity eight

Before Holy Cross:

  • Member of the varsity rowing team at St. Anthony’s for seven seasons under coach Jim Finke
  • Team earned second place in 2012 in the Stotesbury Junior Eight
  • Team finished in third at the 2012 SRAA Nationals in the Junior Eight
  • Helped team to a first place finish in the 2013 New York State championship in the Senior Eight
  • Also rowed for the Sagamore Rowing Association in the stroke position under coach Troy Smith
  • Club team placed third in the U17 four at Club Nationals…member of National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Son of Steven and Roseann LaMonte
  • Has one brother (Louis)
  • Majoring in Political Science
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