Princeton M. Rowing - Heavyweight BIO
 James Hamp
At Princeton — 2014: led the varsity eight to a bronze medal at the Eastern Sprints while rowing in the 2-seat… led Princeton to fourth-place finish at the IRA Championships, its best since a silver in 2006 … won a bronze medal in the U.S. 8+ at the U23 World Championships in Varese, Italy … helped Princeton reclaim the Content Cup for the first time since 2011; Tigers also retained the Navy-Princeton Rowing Cup and the Childs Cup. 2013: rowed in the 2 seat and helped the V8 to the grand finals at both the Eastern Sprints and IRA national championships … led Princeton to fourth-place finish at Sprints and sixth at IRAs … 2012: placed fifth in the Eastern Sprints grand final in the freshman eight … placed fifth in the Championship Eight at the 2012 Head of the Charles.

Before Princeton — rowed for Canisius High from 2008-2011 … won the Scholastic Freshman 8 in 2008 … placed third in the Senior 8 in 2009 … placed third at the 2011 Canadian Nationals in senior eight … rowed for West Side Rowing club during the summer, winning 2 national titles and placing third in the Jr. A 8 in 2009 … placed second at Canadian Henley in the same event in 2010 … finished seventh at the 2010 Head of the Charles Youth 8.

Personal — born January 22, 1993 … son of Matthew and Karen Hamp … father works in hospital administration; mother is a nurse … has an older sister Hillary and two younger brothers, Michael and Brian; each either currently rows or has experience in the sport … majoring in History, also Pre-medicine … enjoys biking, skiing, and reading.

Year: Senior
Hometown: North Tonawanda, N.Y.
High School: Canisius