|Hometown:||Palo Alto, Calif.|
|High School:||Palo Alto HS|
Personal: Rowed for NorCal Crew ... at the 2010 USRowing Youth Nationals, placed second in the lightweight 4+ ... at the 2008 USRowing Youth Nationals, finished fifth in the lightweight 8+ ... won the novice 8+ at the 2007 USRowing Youth Southwest Regionals ... 2009-10 USRowing Scholastic Honor Roll Honorable Mention ... parents are Richard and Karen Ersted ... has a brother, Matthew ... grandfather attended Boalt Law School at Cal ... economics major.
The best part about being on Cal crew is: The team. Each coach and every athlete aims high and is driven to succeed and compete at the highest level.
The best part of the university is: The environment. It's a blend of highly competitive athletics, outstanding academics and a laid-back atmosphere.