Billy Grippi


Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Orangeburg, NY
High School: Tappan Zee High School

As a sophomore (2017-18) 
Finished 23rd in the quadruple sculls at USRowing's Youth National Championships... Earned a bid to the USRowing Youth National Championships at the USRowing Mid-Atlantic Youth Championships stroking the varsity quadruple sculls... Won gold stroking the junior varsity quadruple sculls at the Long Island Rowing Championships... Won gold stroking the junior varsity sculls at Cooper Cup... Finished 9th in a field of 58 in the junior openweight 2k event at the HRRA Indoor Sprints..Rowed nearly 100 miles during Rockland's winter training trip in Austin, Texas... Took silver in the novice four and silver in the varsity quadruple sculls at the Head of the Passaic... Captured bronze in the varsity quadruple sculls at the Head of the Riverfront

As a freshman (2016-17)
Won gold in the junior four at the the Schuylkill Navy Regatta... Finished third in flight in the novice quadruple sculls at the Cooper Cup

Rockland Rowing Awards
Three-time Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient (Fall 2017, Winter 2017 and Spring 2018)

Billy's most memorable sporting achievement is capturing bronze in the varsity quadruple sculls at the 2016 Head of the Riverfront... Billy likes reading, watching Netflix, using design programs and hanging out with friends... His academic goals are to earn straight A's in high school and graduate in the top 10% his class... Billy plans to study engineering/architecture or history and row in college with the long term goal of becoming an architect.