John Bacic
John Bacic

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Plano, TX

High School:
Jesuit College Preparatory

Height:
5-9

06/01/2014

Toreros Finish Nationals Strong

Both the JV8 and V8 boats finish the season nationally ranked.

05/31/2014

Toreros Advance to 4th Level at Nationals

Both USD's men's rowing teams have advanced onto Sunday's 4th level at the nationals.

05/29/2014

Toreros Prep for Nationals

USD is making its second trip to this regatta in program history.

05/18/2014

Toreros Qualify for Nationals

USD took home one goal and two silvers to qualify for the nationals.

04/21/2014

Toreros Show Strength at Stanford Invite

High School: Attended Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas...lettered in Men's Crew...as a junior helped lead his team to a State and Regional Championship...as a junior, he was a Bronze Medalist at the South Western Ergometer Amateur Tournament...as a senior was team captain and was a silver medalist at the South Western Ergometer Amateur Tournament...rowed with the club team Jesuit Rangers, where the Freshman 8+ ranked second nationally for private schools (07-08); Varsity Lightweight 8+ ranked 12th in the nation ('08-'09); Lightweight 8+ ranked 4th in the nation for private schools ('09-'10); Varsity 8+ ranked 7th in the nation for private schools ('10-'11).

Personal: John Bacic was born on July 18, 1993 in Dallas, TX...he is the son of Robert Bacic...is majoring in Accounting...chose to attend USD so that he could row with a collegiate program that will push him and to attend a renowned university, and to attend a well renowned university that will expand my academic intellect and allow me to participate in a wide variety of organizations...was also recruited by University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware, Oregon State University, Naval Academy, Fairfield, Marietta College, Purdue, Santa Clara, Hamilton College...also notes that over the course of rowing in high school, he earned over 35 medals from races such as the South Western Ergometer Amateurs Tournament, Head of the Hooch in Tennessee, Head of the Oklahoma, Heart of Texas, Centray Youth District Championships, and Stotesbury Cup Regatta.