Ben Koenig
Ben Koenig
Height: 6-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
High School: Walter Johnson
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2018-19: IRA All-Academic Team … appeared in eight events, six in the #8 seat … was the #4 seat of the V4+ that was fourth in the Grand Final at the IRA National Championship (5/11) … was the #8 seat of the Collegiate 8+ that finished third at the Head of the Charles (10/21) … was the #8 seat of the V8+ that was sixth in the Grand Final at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/11), captured the Donahue Cup (4/13), and defeated Coast Guard (3/31). [COMPLETE BOATINGS]

2017-18: Appeared in nine events, five as the #4 seat and three as the #2 seat of the V8 … was the #4 seat of the V8 that finished fourth in the Petite Final at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/12) … captured the Donahue Cup (4/14) … defeated Bates and Colgate (4/21) and Milwaukee School of Engineering (4/28) … was the #2 seat of the V8 that defeated Coast Guard (3/24). [COMPLETE BOATINGS]

Off the Water at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … conducted an Office of Naval Research-sponsored internship at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division where he developed a concept design for a future unmanned naval craft.

High School: A 2017 graduate of Walter Johnson High School … Washington Post Spring All-Met Boys Rowing first team (2017), honorable mention (2016) … Walter Johnson Spring 2017 Most Valuable Rower … finished second in the Senior 4+ at the 2016 Stotesbury Cup … was third in the Junior 4+ at the 2015 Stotesbury Cup and in the Varsity 4+ at the 2016 and 2017 SRAA Nationals … recipient of Walter Johnson Awards in Science (2016), Physics (2017), and English (2017).

Club: TBC Racing … second in the U17 4+ and 8+ at the 2015 Club Nationals … second in the U19 8+ at the 2016 Canadian Henley … sixth in the U19 4+ and 8+ at the 2016 Club Nationals … 15th in the Youth 8+ at the 2016 Head of the Charles.