Barrett

Shea

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Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hartford, Conn.
High School: Northwest Catholic

Bio

  • A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

2016-2017:

  • Raced in the varsity eight boat for all fall regattas and all spring regattas
  • Was a member of the varsity eight that placed first at the Snake Regatta and set the course record time by 11 seconds (Oct. 15)
  • Competed as a member of the varsity eight that finished third at the Murphy Cup (Mar. 25)
  • Raced in the varsity eight boat that defeated MIT (Apr. 1)
  • Was a member of the varsity eight that defeated No. 20 Drexel and set the school record time at the George Washington Invitational (Apr. 8)
  • Was a member of the varsity eight that defeated Trinity and Wesleyan (Apr. 23)
  • Raced in the varsity eight boat that finished first against Bates and Williams (Apr. 29)
  • Competed in the varsity eight boat that won the third-level final at the National Championship (June 4)
  • A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

2015-16:

  • Rowed in two fall events and five spring regattas
  • Raced in the second varsity eight at the Eastern Sprints (May 15)
  • Competed on the third varsity eight that defeated Trinity and Wesleyan (Apr. 23)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Member of the Riverfront Recapture Inc. Rowing club under coach Christopher Hayes
  • Captained the team during the 2014-2015 season
  • 2015 Captain's Award and Zoppa Family Scholarship Award recipient
  • Participated in 2015 USRowing Youth National Championship in the 4+ event
  • Member of National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Son of John and Kimberly Shea
  • Has one brother (John) and two sisters (Hannah and Kathryn)
  • Brother, John, was a member of the varsity rowing  team at Trinity College
  • Cousin, Brendan Quinn, graduated from Holy Cross in 2006
  • Has not yet declared a major
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