Matt Schnobrich

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  United States
Men's Rowing
Bronze 2008 Beijing Eights

Matt Schnobrich (born November 12, 1978) is a male rower who qualified for the prestigious bow seat in the United States Men's Eight in the rowing events of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Schnobrich graduated from Saint Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, earned a bachelor's degree from Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota in 2001, and a master's degree in engineering from the University of Minnesota. As a freshman at Saint John's, the 6'5" Schnobrich took up rowing on the idyllic Lake Sagatagan in Stearns County. After university he trained on the Mississippi River with the Minneapolis Rowing Club. Schnobrich is a four-time national team member who won the pair at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, won the pair at the third 2007 National Selection Regatta, won the pair at the 2006 USRowing Fall Speed Order, won the eight at the 2006 Head of the Charles, and won the pair at the 2005 National Team Trials.[1][2][3][4][5]


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  3. ^ Weiner, Jay. "St. Paulites break Ivy League rowing aura, are named to U.S. Olympic glamour boat". Retrieved 2008-08-07. 
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