Alexander Nelson
Alexander Nelson
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Custer, S.D.
High School: West Nottingham Academy
Major: Aerospace Engineering

2012-13: Rowed in every regatta as a junior, competing in the Varsity A boat each time … sat in the #1 seat at the Head of the Charles (10/21) and against Williams, WPI, Franklin & Marshall and Connecticut College (4/13) … sat in the #7 seat at the Princeton Chase (10/28), against Holy Cross, Dartmouth and Columbia (4/06), against Trinity, Colgate and the University of Rhode Island (4/29) and against Boston University and the University of Wisconsin (5/04) … competed in the IRA National Championships (6/02) as part of the Varsity 4 boat, sitting in the #3 seat.

2011-12: Competed in five races this season … rowed in the # 7 seat as a member of the MIT varsity team at Columbia (3/31); against Boston College, Trinity, and Bates (4/7); versus Harvard and Princeton (4/14); against UMass (4/21) and at the Eastern Sprints (5/13)… saw action in the #1 seat on the championship boat at the Head of the Charles (10/22). 

Off The Water at MIT: Majoring in aerospace engineering … held internships at Jacobs Engineering and at the 129th Combat Search and Rescue Wing at the Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif. … Air Force ROTC … varsity crew captain 2012-13 … Alpha Delta Phi house manager.

High School: A 2010 graduate of West Nottingham Academy … six varsity letters … cross country team captain.

Personal: Son of Beth and Andrew Nelson.