John Risbergs
John Risbergs
Height: 6-5
Weight: 200
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Islip, N.Y.
High School: St. Anthony's High School
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Trumbull

2013-14 (Freshman): Rowed in the 2V with dual-season wins over Brown, Dartmouth, Cornell and that finished 12th at Sprints... Rowed in the 3V that finished 8th at IRAs.

National Team: Selected to the U.S. High Performance Training Camp in 2012... Rowed for the U.S. in the junior men's spare pair at the 2013 Junior World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania.

Before Yale: Made Principal's Honor Roll... Rowed varsity crew... Rowed in the New York State Championship Senior 8+

Personal: Son of Michael and Lize... Sister Kristine rowed at Marist College... member of Trumbull College... Given the Jerry Romano Award, given annually to the oarsman who most thoroughly enjoys the freshman experience...Took classes at London School of Economics after his freshman year- Rowed for Molesey Boat Club and won gold at Staines International Regatta in the open pair with Ed Reeves.