Tom Dethlefs
Tom Dethlefs
Height: 6-6
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lawrenceville, N.J.
High School: Lawrenceville

2011-12 (Senior): Elected captain by his teammates… Won the men’s open pair and men’s collegiate (IRA) coxed four events at the Head of the Housatonic… Rowed in the championship eight at the Head of the Charles… Rowed six-seat in the 1V that had dual season wins over Brown, against Dartmouth for the Olympic Axe, against Columbia and Penn for the Blackwell Cup and finished eighth at the Eastern Sprints.

2010-11 (Junior): Won a gold medal at the Head of the Housatonic… Rowed five-seat in the championship eight at the Head of the Charles… Rowed in the 1V that won the Olympic Axe, Blackwell Cup and finished seventh at the Eastern Sprints.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Member of the Yale boat that placed second in the 2009 World Top University Rowing Challenge in Kungming, China… Rowed in the 1V that won the Olympic Axe, Blackwell Cup and Carnegie Cup.

2008-09 (Freshman): Rowed in the 1F that won the Princeton Chase, placed second at the Foot of the Charles and finished sixth at Eastern Sprints.

National Team: Rowed five-seat in the U.S. eight that won a bronze medal at Junior Worlds in 2008 in Linz, Austria… Rowed six-seat in the U.S. eight that won a silver medal at the 2010 U23 World Championships in Brest, Belarus… Rowed with the U.S. National Team at the 2010 E.On Hanse Cup in Rendsburg, Germany… Rowed six-seat in the U.S. eight that won a gold medal at the 2011 U23 World Championships in Amsterdam… Rowed seven-seat in the U.S. eight that won a gold medal at the 2012 U23 World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania.

Before Yale: Rowed four years at Lawrenceville earning three varsity letters… Came in fourth at SRAAs in the four junior year.

Personal: Member of Ezra Stiles College… History major… Enjoys cycling in his spare time.