At Princeton – 2015:
rowed in the 6-seat and helped the 2V to a silver medal at the IRA Championships; Tigers led the race through 1500 meters before falling in a thriller to Washington … won gold at the Eastern Sprints in the 2V and helped Princeton win the Rowe Cup (team points title) for first time since 2005; it was the first Princeton 2V gold at Sprints since 1999 … rowed in the Ladies Plate Challenge competition at the Royal Henley Regatta … competed in the 2V during the regular season and helped the boat go 8-0. 2014:
helped the 2V to a silver medal at the IRA National Championships while rowing in the 2-seat; it was the best 2V finish at the IRAs since 2000 … helped the 2V win silver at the Eastern Sprints … boat went 8-2 during the year and won its last four races. 2013:
rowed in the bow and helped the 2V win a silver medal at Eastern Sprints after an undefeated regular season for the boat … helped 2V to grand final and fourth-place finish at the IRA national championships. Before 2013:
rowed six seat in the freshman eight that finished fifth place at the Eastern Sprints and seventh at IRA's.
Before Princeton – winner of the Founder’s League with the Kent School … competitor at the Henley Royal Regatta (Prince Albert Cup) … played hockey, football, and golf before crew … two-time Founder’s League champion in hockey … recipient of the Peter Bragdon Individual Award for special dedication to his team … captain of the hockey team his senior year … recipient of the school’s German award … graduated Cum Laude.
Personal – born Oct. 11, 1991 … son of Michel Octeau and Marie-Chantal Renaud … both parents work in the marketing industry … has one sister, Daphne.