Tal Gilad
Tal Gilad
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Horsham, Pa.
High School: Hatboro-Horsham
Major: Business Analytics

2018-19: Second Team All-Patriot League... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll... Competed in nine races in the No. 6 seat of the Varsity 8... The V8 defeated St. Joseph's, won the Third Final at the EAWRC Sprints and advanced to the Grand Final at the Patriot League Championship.

2017-18: Two-time Patriot League Boat of the Week (3/27 and 4/10)... Competed in nine regattas as a member of the Varsity 8 boat, including three in the #6 seat and the remaining six in the #5 seat... The V8 was ninth at the Head of the Charles and defeated Coast Guard on 3/24... The V8 won the George Washington University Invitational, was fifth in the Petite Final at the EAWRC Sprints and was fifth in the Grand Final at the Patriot League Championship.

2016-17: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll... Rowed twice in the V8, including in the #6 seat at the Head of the Charles on 10/23 that finishd 15th out of 39... Was in the V8 at the Foot of the Charles, finishing 13th... Moved to the second V8 for the rest of the season, finishing second at the George Washington Invitational and fifth in the petite final at Eastern Sprints... Finished sixth in the grand final at the Patriot League Championship. [SEASON RESULTS]

2015-16: Appeared in 12 races … was the #6 seat of the 2V8 in six out of seven races during the spring … finished fifth in the grand final of the Patriot League Championship (5/13) … was fourth in the EAWRC Sprints petite final (5/1) … contributed to the victory over Coast Guard, Simmons and Smith (3/26). [SEASON RESULTS]

Off The Water at MIT: Majoring in business analytics... Vice-president of the Class of 2019... Did an internship with Comcast for two summers... Baker Resident Mentor... Associate advisor... Did a consulting internship at Altman Vilandrie & Co... Did a UROP at the Sloan School of Management where the project was using algorithms to detect Twitter bots.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Hatboro-Horsham High School … sixth-place in U19 4x at Club Nationals 2015 … first-place at Independence Day Regatta 2015 … semifinalist at SRAA Nationals … fourth-place at Stotesbury Cup Regatta 2015 … third-place at Philadelphia City Championships 2015 … second-place in Philadelphia City Championships 2013 and 2014 … never placed below third-place in Manny Flick Series … first in Philadelphia Children's Regatta 2014 and 2013 … first-place at Cooper Cup 2013 … first-place at Mercer Lake/ISA Championships 2013 … second-place at Philadelphia Youth Regatta 2013 … third-place at Head of the Schuylkill 2012 … President of National Honor Society … Concertmaster of high school orchestra and Montgomery County Youth Orchestra … student leader of Jr. Choir … Distinguished Honor Roll… AP Scholar with Distinction.

Club: Rowed with the Bachelors Barge Club and Vesper Boat Club.