Luis Padilla

Year: Sophomore

Ht./Wt.: 5’11″/150lbs

Hometown: San Diego, California

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Favorite Boat Class: Single

Fun Fact: Skipped the crawling stage of development as a baby and went straight to walking.

Favorite Memory at UD: Seeing snow for the first time.

Bio: Luis became interested in rowing when his tutor in elementary school rowed for the University of San Diego’s Women’s Team. He started his rowing career as a coxswain and then became a lightweight rower his sophomore year. Luis chose the university of Delaware because they offered the best combination of strong a Mechanical Engineering program and competitive rowing team.