T.J.

Watts

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Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Shaker Heights, Ohio

Bio

2012-2013: Rowedfor the freshman eight that defeated Marist (March30)…member of the third varsity eight that defeatedGeorgetown (April 20) and Rutgers (April 21)…competed withthe third varsity eight at the Eastern Sprints (May 19) and theopen four at the IRA National Championship (May 31-June 2).

Before Holy Cross:Spent his first three semesters of college at Ohio State…rantriathlons with the Ohio State Triathlon Club, medaled in threeraces including the Revolution3 half ironman in Sandusky,Ohio…four-year member of the varsity rowing team at St.Ignatius High School for coach Matthew Previts…team captainin 2011…won the silver medal at the 2011 Midwest ScholasticChampionship in the men’s pair…won 10 state andregional regatta medals…team won the 2009 and 2011 MidwestScholastic Rowing championship…also a member of the WildcatRowing Club for coach Previts…one-year member of the varsitywrestling team.

Personal: Son ofRidley and Cheryl Watts…has two brothers (Ridley andMichael) and two sisters (Ellen and Mary)…his brotherMichael is his twin…his sister Ellen was a member of thecross country team at Denison (Class of 2002)…majoring inEconomics.
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