Aleks Torres
Aleks Torres
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
High School: Saratoga Springs

2009-2010: Rowed with the varsity eight in all 14 varsity races…first place finish against Coast Guard, Mount Holyoke and Wesleyan on Lake Quinsigamond (March 27)...won a race versus Simmons and Smith (March 28)…placed fifth at the Patriot League Championship (April 25) and fifth at the New England Championship (May 1)…won the petite finals at the ECAC National Invitational (May 9).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity rowing team at Saratoga Springs H.S. for coach Eric Catalano...won the Founders Award which is comparable to being named team captain...earned five National Championship medals including one U.S. first place and two Canadian first place medals...member of crews that won the 2008 and 2009 New York State championship women's senior eight...during 2009 she rowed for teams that placed first at the Saratoga Invitational women's senior eight, the New York State Section II Championships women's senior eight, the Canadian Schoolboys Regatta (Nationals) women's mid-weight eight...during 2008 she was a member of crews that finished first at the Canadian Schoolboys Regatta (Nationals) women's senior eight, the New York State Section II Championships women's senior eight...placed third at the 2008 Scholastic Nationals women's senior eight and fifth at the 2008 Head of the Charles Regatta women's senior eight...during 2007 she was a member of teams that placed first at the Scholastic Nationals women's junior eight, the New York State Championships women's junior eight, the New York State Section II Championships women's junior eight and the New Jersey State Championship women's eight, while her crew placed second at the Stotesbury Regatta women's junior eight...during 2006 her teams placed first at the New York State Championships women's freshman eight and the New York State Section II Championships women's freshman eight...won the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Scholar Award...member of National Honor Society and was a Student Council Representative.

Personal: Daughter of David and Michele Torres...has two brothers Nicholas and Michael...has one sister Haleigh...her brother Nicholas plays rugby at Harvard...a Biology major.