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Niki Van Sprang
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Niki Van Sprang 1775547
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Almere, Netherlands
High School: Helen Parkhurst

2015: Rowed the 1st Varsity eight coming 2nd at the IRA National Championships, 1st at the Washington Duel and 2nd at the PAC-12 Championships.

2014: Selected to the All-Pac-12 Rowing Team. Stroke seat of the Varsity 8+ boat that finished 3rd at the IRA National Championships and 2nd at the PAC-12 Championships.

2013: Rowed the Freshmen eight coming 3rd at the IRA National Championships.

Academic: Political Economy with a Minor in Resource Management Academic foucuses are international trade and globalisation. He is an undergraduate resercher at the Institute of European Studies.

Personal: Attended Helen Park HS in Almere, the Netherlands. Graduated highschool in 2012. Prior to rowing at Cal, Niki rowed at RV Pampus under Coach Adriaan Wisse. His notable Club results are: Dutch Champion in the double and quad sculls. Outside of rowing, Niki loves cycling. His favourite aspect of rowing is the competition. He doesn't let anything ruin his day but raisin bagels at Crossroads dining hall makes his day.

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