Matt Kerwin
Matt  Kerwin


Philadelphia, PA

High School:
St. Joseph's Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190


Archeology and Classics


Men’s Rowing Wraps Up Fall Schedule

Colonials prepare for competitive spring season


Men's Rowing's Kerwin Busy on Land at Archaeology Internship

Rising junior is spending summer in Israel on an archaeological dig


GW Men's Rowing Oarsmen Shine at Royal Canadian Henley Regatta

Delaney Medals Five Times at Top Amateur Rowing Event in North America


2016-17 Season: Sat seven seat of the third varsity eight that swept the 2017 George Washington Invitational and defeated Columbia and Navy... sat seven seat of the second varsity eight that won the second-level final at the Eastern Sprints Regatta (5:42.980) to finish 7th the IRA Regatta, Kerwin helped the boat to a sixth-place finish in the second-level final (6:03.446) for a national ranking of 12th.

Summer 2016: Selected as spare of the group that raced the Visitors' Challenge Cup at the 2016 Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England, GW's first appearance in the international regatta.

2015-16 Season: Sat five seat of the freshman eight that placed fourth at Princeton Chase behind Cal, Harvard, and Cornell, and went undefeated in spring competition... sat bow seat of the second varsity eight that placed second in the third-level at the Eastern Sprints Regatta (5:57.147) to finish 14th overall... at the IRA Regatta, Kerwin helped the boat place second in the third-level final (6:05.370) for a final national ranking of 14th.

High School/Club: Rowed at National Scholastic Rowing Association (NSRA) Nationals as a member of Saint Joseph's Prep's Varsity 8, earning a bronze medal in 2014 and a silver medal in 2015 ... two-time First Team All-Catholic League selection for varsity eight in both 2014 and 2015 ... helped team to three consecutive Catholic League Championships (2013-15) ... won silver medal (JV8, 2013) and gold medal (V8, 2015) at Philadelphia City Championship Regatta ... SRAA Nationals Silver Medalist in 2014 ... helped JV eight to Mid-Atlantic Junior Championship (2013) and silver medal at Stotesbury Cup Regatta (2013) ... also helped team to four consecutive Manny Flick Cup Championships... trained with Vesper Boat Club in summer 2015... First Honors.

Personal: Born Matthew Galen Kerwin on 09/17/1996... son of Maria and Robert Kerwin... one brother, Robert... attended St. Joseph's Prep... enjoys movies, video games, and sporting events... pursuing a double major in Archaeology and Classics.

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