Var Alex Rathke
Var Alex Rathke
Height: 6-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rutherfordton, N.C.
High School: Random Lake
Position: Port
Major: ME

2016-17: Competed with Open/Varsity crews … rowed to first place with the Open 8 ‘A’ boat at the Tail of the Fox Regatta … was third with the Open 8 at the Milwaukee River Challenge … competed at the Head of the Charles Regatta with the Collegiate 4, taking 23rd among 43 boats.

2015-16: Won a pair of races in eight-man boats, first in the Open 8 at the Milwaukee River Challenge, then in the Varsity 8 at the Milwaukee Open Regatta ... finished fifth in the semifinals of the Varsity Pair at the Dad Vail Regatta ... took third in the Lightweight 8 and fourth in the Open 4 ('C' boat) at the Tail of the Fox Regatta.

2014-15: Rowed with the Lightweight 8, which took sixth at the MACRA Championships.

High School: Played football, basketball and golf ... named all-conference in football as a wide receiver and defensive back.

Personal: Son of Eric and Renie ... majoring in mechanical engineering.