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Twelve Bears Named IRCA Scholar Athletes

Jun 28, 2021

The Cal men's rowing team had 12 student-athletes receive IRCA Scholar Athlete recognition.

Recent graduates Brett Cataldo, George Finlayson, Jack Gordon, Evan Lane, Matthew Mesman and Jack Robertson; rising seniors Michael Chandler, Mathias Heldbo and Elliott Kemp; and rising juniors Harry Cox, Dane Halkiw and Balthasar Issa each received the honor.

To receive IRCA Scholar Athlete accolades, a student-athlete must carry at least 3.50 cumulative GPA, be at least a sophomore in eligibility and have competed in a team's top three boats or raced in the 2021 IRA National Championship.

The Bears finished the 2021 season ranked No. 2 in the country and placed second at the IRA National Championship.