STANFORD, Calif. – Rising senior Kaess Smit was named to the United States Under-23 National Team for the upcoming U-23 World Championships in Varese, Italy.
Smit was chosen as bow seat of the men’s coxed eight after competing at the training camp in Oakland throughout June.
This will be second straight year for Smit at the U-23 World Championships. He helped lead the four to a bronze medal in Linz, Austria in 2013.
Smit will head to Princeton, N.J. with the rest of the U-23 national team to train from July 13-18 before heading over to Italy. His first race will take place Thursday, July 24.
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