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

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2010-2011: Rowed for the Holy Cross “A” boat in the pair race and was a member of the open heavy championship eight boat at the 40th Schuylkill Regatta (Oct. 30) as the team tied for first out of 39 teams for the points trophy…did not compete during the spring season due to an injury…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009-2010: Rowed for the varsity eight in all 14 varsity races…helped varsity eight to wins against Coast Guard, Mount Holyoke and Wesleyan (March 27), and against Simmons and Smith (March 28)…rowed in varsity eight which placed fifth at the Patriot League Championship (April 25) and the New England Championship (May 1), and 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...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 senior eight...member of the senior eight that placed first at the New York State Section II Championship (2008 and 2009), the Canadian Schoolboys Regatta nationals (2008) and the Saratoga Invitational (2009)...part of the women’s mid-weight eight which placed first at the 2009 Canadian Schoolboys Regatta nationals women’s mid-weight eight...senior eight placed third at the 2008 Scholastic Nationals and fifth at the 2008 Head of the Charles Regatta...part of the junior eight that finished first at the 2007 Scholastic Nationals, the 2007 New York State Championship, the New York State Section II Championship and the New Jersey State Championship, while placing second at the Stotesbury Regatta...rowed in the freshman eight which placed first at the 2006 New York State Championship and the New York State Section II Championship...won the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Scholar Award...member of National Honor Society and a Student Council Representative.

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