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Name Stephan Christian Mertes, SC
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Rowing Career

According to our records, Stephan Christian Mertes has rowed in 39 events with First & Third (or BPBC) at a highest level of 2nd men's VIII and most recently on the 21/6/09

Messages

Number of posts  20
Most recent post  26/4/09 1:00pm, "A quote from Sarah"
Posts as  Christian, S.C. Mertes

Official crews and main results

2006 - 2007
Mich Term 1st men's novice VIII at bow
  Novice Fairbairn Cup (1st division): 9:42   3rd overall
  Novice Fairbairn Cup (2nd division): 12:43   59th overall, 4th fastest 4th VIII (4th men's novice VIII at 2)
  Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 16:11.6   Fastest 3rd VIII (24th College VIII)
Lent Term 2nd men's VIII at bow
  Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Peterhouse, Sidney Sussex, Girton and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 2
May Term 2nd men's VIII at bow
  May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Caius II, Magdalene and Christ's; 14th in division 1
2007 - 2008
Mich Term 2nd men's VIII at 7
  2nd men's IV at bow
  University IVs (2nd division): Raced 3 rounds: beat Churchill by 17s in the final (2nd men's IV)
  Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:13.85   18th overall, 12th college VIII, 1st Second VIII (2nd men's VIII)
  Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Senior IVs): 11:53.19   8th, 1st 2nd IV (4+C at bow)
Lent Term 2nd men's VIII at bow
  Lent Bumps: Up 5 - Bumped Wolfson, Caius II, Robinson, LMBC II and Selwyn; 16th in division 1
May Term 3rd men's VIII at 7
  May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Girton II and Churchill II; 4th in division 3
2008 - 2009
May Term The Gents at bow
  May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Pembroke II and St. Catharine's II; 2nd in division 3

Full results record

2006 - 2007

Queens' Novice Ergo Competition (1st division): 12:48.8   12th overall, 11th fastest 1st VIII (1st men's novice VIII at 6)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Beginner VIIIs): 11:15   10th in Student Beginners, 133th Overall (1st men's novice VIII at bow)
Clare Novice Regatta (Cup): Raced 5 rounds: Winners! Beat Fitz B by 2 lengths in the final (1st men's novice VIII at bow)
Novice Fairbairn Cup (1st division): 9:42   3rd overall (1st men's novice VIII at bow)
Novice Fairbairn Cup (2nd division): 12:43   59th overall, 4th fastest 4th VIII (4th men's novice VIII at 2)
Fairbairn Cup (Lower VIIIs): 16:11.6   Fastest 3rd VIII (24th College VIII) (1st men's novice VIII rowing as 3rd men's VIII at bow)
Newnham Short Course (Lower VIIIs): 6:23   20th overall, 12th in division, 4th fastest 3rd VIII (3rd men's VIII at bow)
Robinson Head (Lower VIIIs): 8:41   4th overall; fastest second VIII (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Pembroke Regatta (2nd division): Raced 4 rounds: Beat Pembroke II by 2 and a half lengths in the final (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Lent Bumps: Up 4 - Bumped Peterhouse, Sidney Sussex, Girton and St. Catharine's; 4th in division 2 (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Radegund Mile Head Race (College VIIIs): 5:41   2nd of College Crews 3rd overall (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Head of the Cam (1st division): 9:38   15th fastest college men's VIII, 9th fastest in 1st Mays (2nd men's VIII at 3)
LMBC erg champs (Men's Lower): 12:12.6   Won (2nd men's VIII, erg busting beasts (and Llewellyn) at 5)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (1st division): 19:10   2nd in M2, 4th Overall (2nd men's VIII at bow)
City Sprints (CRA Nv 4+): Opposition scratched in the 1st round and Lost to Cantabs in the 2nd round (FaT A at bow)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 1st Div. Mays): 4:57.1   6th in M1, 12th Overall (2nd men's VIII at bow)
May Bumps: Up 3 - Bumped Caius II, Magdalene and Christ's; 14th in division 1 (2nd men's VIII at bow)

2007 - 2008

Cambridge Autumn Head (College VIIIs): 10:00   5th fastest college VIII, fastest 2nd VIII (2nd men's VIII at bow)
University IVs (2nd division): Raced 3 rounds: beat Churchill by 17s in the final (2nd men's IV at bow)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior VIIIs): 9:10   22nd mens 8+ overall, 13th college 8+, 1st college 2nd 8+ (2nd men's VIII at 7)
Cambridge Winter Head (Student Senior IVs): 9:55   4th in Student Senior IVs (Men's IV+ 'C', Formerly the 4 of glory, now the banter boat. at bow)
Fairbairn Cup (Senior VIIIs): 15:13.85   18th overall, 12th college VIII, 1st Second VIII (2nd men's VIII at 7)
Fairbairn Cup - IVs (Senior IVs): 11:53.19   8th, 1st 2nd IV (4+C at bow)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (2nd division): 15:13   17th college VIII, 3rd fastest 2nd VIII (2nd men's VIII at 7)
Head of the Nene (Senior3 VIIIs): 19:23   7th in S3, 20th overall, 3rd Cambridge College (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Robinson Head (2nd division): 9:13   9th overall, 3rd 2nd VIII (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Bedford Head (S3): 6:14   3rd in S3, 3rd fastest college crew (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Pembroke Regatta (1st division): Beat St. Edmunds by 3 lengths in the 1st round and Lost to Clare by half a length in the quarter finals (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Lent Bumps: Up 5 - Bumped Wolfson, Caius II, Robinson, LMBC II and Selwyn; 16th in division 1 (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Cardinal's Regatta (Fancy Dress): Lost by 15 lengths in the 1st round (Incompetent VIII at 7)
Head of the River Race (Senior3 VIIIs): 20:27.22   263rd (2nd men's VIII at bow)
Head of the Cam (College VIIIs): 11:04   58th overall, 33rd college VIII, 2nd fastest 3rd VIII (3rd men's VIII at 7)
Cambridge Head-2-Head (3rd division): 15:08   17th college VIII, 2nd fastest 3rd VIII (3rd men's VIII at 7)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 3rd Div. Mays): 5:08.5   35th fastest college VIII, 9th in Mays div 3, 3rd fastest 3rd VIII (3rd men's VIII at 7)
May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Girton II and Churchill II; 4th in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at 7)

2008 - 2009

FaT v BPBC Football Challenge (Football XI): Lost 4-3 (First and Third 1st XI)
Champion of the Thames Eights Head (Men's 3rd Div. Mays): 5:27.2   4th in M3, 29th overall (3rd men's VIII at bow)
May Bumps: Up 2 - Bumped Pembroke II and St. Catharine's II; 2nd in division 3 (3rd men's VIII at bow)
FaT vs BPBC Cricket Challenge: Lost by 45 runs (First and Third 1st XI)

Number of events: 39
Total number of races: 65

Bumps record

Number of races: 21
Rowed over 5 times
Bumped up 16 times
   Greatest rise in single bump: 1 (Lent Bumps 2007, May Bumps 2007, Lent Bumps 2008, May Bumps 2008, May Bumps 2009)
   Greatest rise over all four days: 5 (Lent Bumps 2008)
Never Got bumped down
Highest finish position: 14 (2nd men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2007)
Lowest finish position: 38 (3rd men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008)
Bumps aggregate: Up 16
Average position change per row: 0.762

Recorded bumps:
Bumped Peterhouse (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2007, Tuesday)
Bumped Sidney Sussex (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2007, Thursday)
Bumped Girton (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2007, Friday)
Bumped St. Catharine's (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2007, Saturday)
Bumped Magdalene (2nd men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2007, Friday)
Bumped Christ's (2nd men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2007, Saturday)
Bumped Caius II (2nd men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2007, Wednesday)
Bumped Wolfson (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2008, Tuesday)
Bumped Caius II (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2008, Thursday)
Bumped Robinson (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2008, Friday)
Bumped LMBC II as sandwich boat (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2008, Friday)
Bumped Selwyn (2nd men's VIII at bow; Lent Bumps 2008, Saturday)
Bumped Girton II (3rd men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008, Wednesday)
Bumped Churchill II (3rd men's VIII at 7; May Bumps 2008, Friday)
Bumped Pembroke II (3rd men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2009, Thursday)
Bumped St. Catharine's II (3rd men's VIII at bow; May Bumps 2009, Friday)


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