Stroked the second varsity eight as a junior...led the Bruins to a first-place finish at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival in the fall...finished sixth at the San Diego Crew Classic (April 1-2)...finished first against Minnesota (April 8) and USC (April 29)...finished first at the Miller Cup (April 23)...raced to a second-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships (May 14).
Raced with the second varsity eight in the spring...rowed the seven seat in victories at the San Diego Crew Classic (April 2) and at the Miller Cup (April 16)...helped lead the 2V8 to dual-meet victories against Loyola Marymount and UC Irvine (March 12)...was a part of the boat that defeated Clemson (April 9) and Minnesota (April 23)...rowed with the 2V8 crew that placed second at the Pac-10 Championships (May 15)...earned Pac-10 All-Academic second-team honors...named to the Director's Honor Roll each quarter that year.
Rowed with the second varsity crew as a first-year rower...helpedl lead the 2V8 crew to recorded dual-meet victories against UC Irvine (March 20) and versus Loyola Marymount (March 27)...the 2V8 crew earned first place at the 29th-annual Miller Cup (April 24)...rowed in the Pac-10 Championships...in the fall, rowed with the V8+ crew at the Head of the Marina (Nov. 6)...named to the Director's Honor Roll every quarter that year.
Participated in the Silicon Valley Crew.
Born May 23, 1985 in Stanford, Calif...is one of John and Mary Wachtel's four children...has two brothers (Josh and Noah) and one sister (Hanna)...political science major with a minor in Spanish.