Name: Matthew O’Donoghue
Sport:
Rowing
Discipline:
Lightweight men’s four
Height:
6-3
Weight: 164
DOB: 5/6/1992
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown: Bryn Mawr, Pa.
High School: 
St. Joseph’s Preparatory School (Philadelphia, Pa.) ‘10
College: Yale University ’14, Mechanical Engineering

Career Highlights:

  • 2014 World Rowing U23 Championships, 1st (lightweight four)
  • 2014 USRowing National Championships, 1st (four)
  • 2013 World Rowing U23 Championships, 6th ( lightweight four)
  • 2013 Princeton Chase, 1st (lightweight eight)
  • 2013 IRA National Championships, 2nd (lightweight eight)
  • 2012 IRA National Championships, 3rd (lightweight eight)


Personal:
Son of Marilyn and J. Clark O’Donoghue…Began rowing in 2001 with the Viking Rowing Club in Ventnor City, N.J…Spent six summers as a lifeguard with the Avalon Beach Patrol in Avalon, N.J., and often competed in the lifeboat races…Recognizes his parents as the most influential people in his rowing career…Hobbies include surfing and snowboarding.


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