Jacob Filby, son of Cuyahoga Falls resident Jennifer Filby, has accepted an invitation to compete in the 2016 US Men's Under 23 National Team Selection Camp.

Jacob, a Junior at the University of Delaware, is one of only thirty-six national collegiate rowers selected to compete for a spot in the World Rowing Under 23 Championships August 21-28 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Invitation to selection camp,held this year at Hanover, NH., was based upon the following criteria: Coach recommendations, past performance in international and domestic racing, competitive performance during training sessions, video and audio tapes of practice and race performances, and athlete’s ability to match the style and technique of the crew as determined by the designated coach.