Caitlin McCandler
Caitlin McCandler
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Louis Park, Minn.
High School: Blake School
Major: Materials Science and Engineering

2017-18: Two-time Patriot League Boat of the Week (3/27 and 4/10)... Patriot League Academic All-Conference... CRCA National Scholar-Athlete... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll... Competed in nine regattas in the Varsity 8 boat with three races each in the #4, #5 and #6 seats... Was in the #4 seat of the Varsity 8 that was fifth in the Grand Final at the Patriot League Championship and in the #6 seat of the V8 that won the George Washington University Invitational.

2016-17: CRCA Scholar Athlete... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll... Competed in nine events, including the first three of the season in the #3 seat of the varsity 8... The V8 was 15th of 39 at the Head of the Charles on 10/23... Moved to the 2V8 for the final six events, rowing three each in the #5 and #6 seats... The 2V8 was second at the George Washington Invitational and fifth in the petite final at Eastern Sprints on 4/30... Finished sixth in the grand final of the Patriot League Championship on 5/12. [SEASON RESULTS]

2015-16: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … appeared in 10 events, seven as the #5 seat in the 2V8 … finished fifth in the grand final of the Patriot League Championship (5/13) … was fourth in the EARWC Sprints petite finals (5/1) … defeated Coast Guard, Simmons and Smith (3/26). [SEASON RESULTS]

Off the Water at MIT: Majoring in materials science and engineering with a minor in computer science... Summer UROP in Langer Lab... Member of Kappa Alpha Theta... Orientation Leader... Did research in addictive manufacturing and ceramics... Intern at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab and the MIT Koch Institute... Conducted research at the Anikeeva Bioelectronics Lab... TBP Fellowships Chair.

High School: A 2015 graduate of the Blake School … four-time letterwinner in swimming … All-State … All-Section … also sailed … Cum Laude Society … President of Model United Nations Club … Captain of Swim Team … Clownfish Coach … LearningWorks Teacher … Member of Student Inter-Action Committee … Sara Armfield Hill Math and Science Award 2013 … Science Award 2015 … National Merit Award 2015.