WEST WINDSOR, N.J. - Bob Duff, a 2010 Columbia graduate and former lightweight rower, was part of a lightweight men's quad that earned a place on the senior United States team that will be competing at the 2012 Senior World Championships in non-Olympic events.

A native of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Duff joined with Pennsylvania natives Sam Cunningham, Shane Madden and Seattle native Dave Smith to gain their spot at the World Championships.

The team will compete August 14-19 at the 2012 Worlds in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.