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Andrew Terajewicz
Position: Starboard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Concord, Mass.
High School: Concord-Carlisle Regional
Major: Biomechanical Engineering
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The Terajewicz File
• Biomechanical Engineering major
• Aspires to be an astronaut and build medical devices for use in space
• Will be working for Boeing this summer
• Interned at Stryker in Arizona the summer after his junior year, taking medical devices used in surgery and turning them into renewable devices to be used again and again
• Spent the summer after his freshman year in Canada at Plasco, a waste conversion facility, using plasma technology to turn garbage into electricity
• Built a high-powered 3-watt portable blue laser from scratch in an engineering class
• Involved for two years with the Stanford Astrological Society
• Volunteered with Project Cure in Arizona, taking medical devices and operating room equipment and shipping them to third world countries
• Eagle Scout
• PADI Certified Advanced Open Water Diver
• IYT Flotilla Skipper and IYT Watchkeeper & VHF Certified

2014-15 (Senior)
• Pac-12 All-Academic first team
• Member of the second varsity eight
• Won three races in his final season
• Placed fourth at the Pac-12 Championships

• Claimed wins over UC Davis and UC San Diego at the Stanford Invitational
• Finished second to Oregon State and Wisconsin at the Pac-12 Challenge

• Took second with the 2V8 in a dual against No. 8 Boston University
• Lost to No. 1 Cal at the Big Row, his final collegiate race at Redwood Shores

• Recorded a fifth place finish with the 2V8 at the San Diego Crew Classic

• Picked up a victory in the open 4+ at the Head of the American, while placing second in the open 8+

2013-14 (Junior)
• Pac-12 All-Academic first team 
• IRA All-Academic team
• Saw time with the 2V8 and 3V8 during the spring 
• Notched a 17th place finish with the second varsity eight at the IRA National Championships
• Finished fourth in the 2V8 at the Pac-12 Championships 
• Posted victories over UCSD and USD with the 2V8 at the Stanford Invitational 
• Tallied second place finishes in the varsity eight and JV four at the Davis Invitational 
• Lost to No. 2 Cal with the 2V8 in the Big Row 
• Recorded a sixth place finish in the Grand Final of the 2V8 at the San Diego Crew Classic
• Lost in dual races against No. 3 Washington (3V8) and No. 18 Oregon State (2V8) 
• Won the Men’s Open 4+ as a member of the Stanford B boat at the Head of the American

2012-13 (Sophomore)
• Pac-12 All-Academic first team choice 
• IRA All-Academic team
• Raced with the Varsity II Eight for the spring season 
• Grabbed third place at the Pac-12 Championships
• Placed sixth in the Grand Final for the Sharp Cabrillo Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic 
• Defeated Santa Clara in head-to-head action at the UC Davis Invite 
• Member of the men’s B group that claimed 10th place at the Head of the Charles

2011-12 (Freshman)
• Rowed with the Frosh Eight that placed 14th overall and second in the third final of the IRA National Championships 
• Member of the Frosh Eight that placed fourth at the Pac-12 Championships 
• Novice eight won the Head of the Lagoon, defeating varsity eights from Sacramento State, UC Davis and Santa Clara in the Open 8 division

High School
• Graduated in 2011 from Concord-Carlisle High School with High Honors, earning the Columbia University Book Award ..
• Also earned departmental awards in calculus, biology, & chemistry and the Rotary Award for Outstanding Citizenship 
• Two-year varsity wrestler (189-, 215- and 285-lb. classes)
• Also played volleyball
• Placed first in 2011 Massachusetts D-II Central Sectionals
• Rowed with Community Rowing Inc. for nine seasons 
• Competed in regattas including the 2009 and 2010 Head of the Charles, the 2009 and 2010 USRowing Club Championships and the 2009, 2010 and 2011 USRowing Youth Nationals

• Born in Boston 
• Parents are Chris and Ru Terajewicz
• Has two siblings, twin Alex and Halina

Terajewicz on Stanford
"Stanford is an awesome place that brings together some of the best students and athletes from around the world. The one thing that I love about coming to Stanford as opposed to another engineering school is I get a combination of a great education and great rowing. I appreciate that the athletes here are just as rigorous in academics as they are in athletics.”