Vanessa Wong
Vanessa Wong
Height: 5-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
High School: Boise
Major: Physics

2018-19: Appeared in five events, four as the coxswain of the 2V8+ … finished third in the Grand Final at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/11) … finished first at the Donahue Cup (4/13) … defeated Marist (4/14) … was the cox of the V4+ that defeated Coast Guard (3/31) … competed with the men’s lightweight team during the fall … was the cox of the Club 8+ that finished 19th at the Head of the Charles (10/20) and was the cox of the V8+ that finished 10th at the Foot of the Charles (11/10). [COMPLETE BOATINGS]

2017-18 (Openweight Crew): Two-time Patriot League Boat of the Week (3/27 and 4/10) … competed as the coxswain in seven events, all with the V8 “A” … finished fifth in the Grand Final at the Patriot League Championship (5/11) … placed fifth in the Petite Final at the EAWRC Sprints (4/29) … ranked sixth in the Peitite Final at the Cherry Hill Invitational (4/21) … defeated Coast Guard (3/24). [COMPLETE BOATINGS]

2016-17 (Openweight Crew): Competed as the coxswain of the V4+ in three events … defeated Temple and Delaware (4/29) as well as Penn (4/29) … was the runner-up at the Biglin Bowl (4/15). [COMPLETE BOATINGS]

Off the Water at MIT: Majoring in physics … particle physics researcher at CERN … data science Intern at HP … consultant at Senreve … marketing and design associate at Flux Accelerator … chair of MIT 2020 Ring Committee … Sloan Business Club operations chair… campus tour guide … orientation leader … associate advisor … Alpha Phi community service chair … Camp Kesem.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Boise High School ... was a captain and four-time varsity letterwinner as a member of the swimming team ... top-16 finisher at the state championships all four years ... salutatorian ... National Honor Society ... Rotary Scholar ... Jane Nelson Leadership and Citizenship Award ... Daniel Dewey Sportsperson Award ... Symphonic Orchestra resident harpist ... Cultural Club founder and president ... Woman and Children's Alliance Ambassador founder and editor of regional newsletter.