Erik Pearson
Erik Pearson
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pembroke, Bermuda
High School: Saltus Grammar School
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2013-14: Competed in nine races … raced in seat #7 in the Second Varsity 8 boat against Bates College and Boston College (3/29), Alumni Cup (4/5), Donahue Cup (4/12), Compton Cup (4/19), UMass/Delaware/URI (4/26) and EARC Sprints (5/18) … rowed in seat #5 of the Champion 8 boat during the Head of the Charles (10/19-20) and Varsity 8 boat in the Princeton Chase (10/27) … sat in seat #3 of the V4 boat during the Foot of the Charles.

2012-13: Competed in every regatta throughout the season … sat in the #3 seat in the Varsity A boat during each race … opened his season at the Head of the Charles (10/21) … helped lead the Engineers to a second place finish against Williams, WPI, Franklin & Marshall and Connecticut College (4/13) … raced against Trinity, Colgate and the University of Rhode Island (4/29) … sat in the #1 seat in the Varsity 4 boat at the IRA National Championships (5/31-6/04).

2011-12: Saw action in seven races during the season … rowed in the # 3 seat as a member of the collegiate team at the Head of the Charles(10/22) and on the A team in the Princeton Chase (10/30) … competed on the MIT freshman boat at Columbia (3/31); versus Boston College, Trinity, and Bates (4/7); against Harvard and Princeton (4/14); at Wisconsin (4/28) and at the Eastern Sprints (5/13) … sat in the #1 seat on the freshman four B boat against UMass (4/21).

Off the Water at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … UROP … Bermuda Government Scholar … orientation captain.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Saltus Grammar School.