Please select your home edition
Edition
Zhik ZKG

College Sailing All-Americans and Honors announced

by Jennifer Mitchell on 1 Jun 2013
All-American Crews John Payne
Thursday night was the final ICSA awards banquet at St. Petersburg Yacht Club in St. Petersburg, Fla. after the last day of racing for the ICSA/Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship. The Coed and Crew ICSA All-Americans, Everett B. Morris Trophy for the College Sailor of the Year, Robert H. Hobbs Sportsmanship Award and the Leonard M. Fowle Trophy for the Best Overall Team were presented. The names of the winners will be added to the ICSA Hall of Fame display located in the Robert Crown Center at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

During the banquet, Josh Adams, Managing Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing, spoke to the 200-plus crowd about the various pathways to the Olympic podium and encouraged them to sail high performance boats. 'College sailors, you are on the Olympic Pathway,' he said. 'You are one small but important step away from moving your Olympic effort forward. Get in the game. Come sailing. The U.S Olympic Sailing Program wants to help you do this.'

The next highlight of the banquet was the presentation of the awards.

A committee of coaches who represent the seven conferences in the ICSA selects the ICSA All-America Team. For selecting the All-Americans the committee evaluates a competitor based on their competitive record in inter-conference competition as well as conference and national championships. The committee analyzes how this record compares to fellow competitors, the quality of the competition the record was achieved in, the span of the record over the fall and spring seasons, results achieved with different crews, and how the record compares to previous All-American winners in past years. Tonight the 2,000th All-American was named.


For All-American crew selections, the committee uses criteria similar to skipper selection, but also considers: demonstrated leadership (may consider seniority), outstanding body mechanics and boat handling skills as well as proven ability to improve the results of the skipper(s) with whom he or she sails.


The Everett B. Morris Trophy is awarded annually to the College Sailor of the Year for outstanding performance at the highest level of sailing in the collegiate year. The trophy is named in memory of a distinguished journalist who spent more than 30 years, as a yachting writer and editor. This year there were three finalists for the prestigious award: Alec Anderson, a senior at Roger Williams University, Chris Barnard, a senior at Georgetown University and Juan Maegli a senior at College of Charleston.

The winner, calculated by the numbers, who is also the A-division and overall winner of the ICSA/Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship is Juan Maegli. Previous winners of this award include Charlie Buckingham (Georgetown University), who achieved the honor twice (2009, 2011) and is a member of the 2013 U.S. Sailing Team Sperry-Topsider and Chris Barnard (a finalist tonight), who won the award in 2012.

This is the second time (2010) that Maegli has been named an ICSA All-American. He won the 2012 LaserPerformance/ICSA Singlehanded National Championship in November and placed in the top three at most of the regattas he sailed over the 2012-2013 season for Charleston.

'This is something I did not expect,' Maegli says. After competing in the London 2012 Olympics representing his home country, Guatemala, Maegli was not sure he would return to college sailing. 'I decided to come back and then I get this great honor,' he says.

Maegli and his teammates were hoping to sail better in the Team Race National Championship, but he says they all rallied and came together to sail well at the Coed Championship, 'It is a really good feeling,' he says of winning Coeds with his team.

Although sailing is not popular where Maegli grew up in Guatemala, his father has always been a sailor and at the age of five Maegli started crewing for him in catamarans.

Maegli studied Business Administration at Charleston and now that he has graduated he is looking forward to getting back to his Olympic campaign. This will be his third Olympic campaign and he says he will push hard for the Games in Rio. 'I hope to win the first gold medal for my country [in the Laser], it has always been my lifelong dream.'

The winner of the Leonard M. Fowle Trophy for best overall collegiate team is Yale University. The team with the most Fowle points, which are compiled results of the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded, Men’s Singlehanded, Match Racing, Coed Semi-Finals, Women’s, Team Racing, and Coed National Championships, determines the Fowle trophy. Yale had a successful competitive year including placing second at the 2012 ICSA Match Race National Championship, winning the Western Coed Semi-Finals and winning the 2013 ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship.


The Robert H. Hobbs Sportsmanship Award is awarded annually to the Sportsman of the Year. The trophy honors Robert Hobbs (MIT '64), past Executive Vice President of ICSA, past President of U.S. Sailing (1992-1994), and former chair of the U.S. Sailing Olympic Committee. This year’s winner is Dillon Paiva, a senior from Old Dominion University, who has shown outstanding sportsmanship during his collegiate sailing career.

Andrew Sommer, a senior from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was also a finalist for sportsmanship honor.

The Women’s All-Americans were announced earlier at the Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women’s National Championship banquet as well as the Quantum Female Sailor of the Year. The finalists for this award were Mary Hall, a sophomore from the U.S. Naval Academy, Deirdre Lambert a sophomore from Dartmouth College and Erika Reineke a freshman from Boston College. Although all the women had an outstanding year of college sailing, Lambert achieved the honor this year.


2013 ICSA All-American Team

ICSA Honorable Mention Coed All-Americans

Cameron Cullman (Rye, N.Y.), Yale University ‘13
Chris Segerblom (Costa Mesa, Calif.), Yale University ‘14
Ben Spector (Santa Clarita, Calif.), College of Charleston ‘13

ICSA Coed All-Americans

Alec Anderson (Tortola, BVI), Roger Williams University ‘13
Chris Barnard (Newport Beach, Calif.), Georgetown University ‘13
Thomas Fink (Miami, Fla.), Brown University ‘13
Joshua Greenslade (Smiths, Bermuda), St. Mary’s College of Maryland ‘14
William Haeger (Lake Forest, Ill.), Tufts University ‘14
Graham Landy (Norfolk, Va.), Yale University ‘15
Juan Maegli (Guatemala City, Guatemala), College of Charleston ‘13
John Norfleet (Kingston, Mass.), Hobart and William Smith Colleges ‘13
Raul Rios (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico), Boston College ‘16
Colin Smith (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Brown University ‘13
Nevin Snow (San Diego, Calif.), Georgetown University ‘16
Oliver Toole (Santa Barbara, Calif.), Stanford University ‘14
Matthew Wefer (Glen Head, N.Y.), Dartmouth College ‘15

ICSA Crew All-Americans

Alicia Blumenthal (Bellport, N.Y.), College of Charleston ‘15
Louisa Chaffee (Warwick, R.I.), Brown University ‘14
Chloe Constants (Annapolis, Md.), Old Dominion University ‘14
Carissa Crawford (San Diego, Calif.), Dartmouth College ‘14
Corinna DeCollibus (Duxbury, Mass.), College of Charleston ‘13
Katherine Gaumond (Mill Valley, Calif.), Yale University’15
Patrick Hession (Milton, Mass.), Boston College ‘13
Hilary Kenyon (Wayzata, Minn.), Georgetown University ‘13
Haley Kirk (Long Beach, Calif.), Stanford University ‘15
Lindsey Ludwig (Winchester, Mass.), Cornell University ‘14
Victoria Lynch (New York, N.Y.), Georgetown University ’13
Heather May (Newport Beach, Calif.), Yale University ‘13
Kayla McComb (Newport Beach, Calif.), St. Mary's College of Maryland ‘13
Glenn McKenna (Garden City, N.J.), United States Naval Academy ‘14
Laura McKenna (Palo Alto, Calif.), Boston College ’13
Bridget Nannig (Kingstown, R.I.), William Smith College ‘13
Ashley Noble (Marblehead, Mass.), Brown University ‘13
Carolyn Ortel (Annapolis, Md.), Stanford University ‘14
Avery Plough (Portola Valle, Calif.), Dartmouth College ‘14
Alyssa Seifert (Duxbury, Mass.), Roger Williams University ‘13

ICSA Honorable Mention Women’s All-Americans

Marlena Fauer (New York, N.Y.), Yale University ’14
Abby Featherstone (Sarasota, Fla.), University of South Florida ’13
Natalie Salk (Jamestown, R.I.), Tufts University ’13

ICSA Women’s All-Americans

Claire Dennis (Saratoga, Calif.), Yale University ’13
Nancy Hagood (Charleston, S.C.), Georgetown University ’14
Mary Hall (Seminole, Fla.), U.S. Naval Academy ’15
Stephanie Hudson (Winnetka, Ill.), Boston College ’13
Morgan Kiss (Holland, Mich.), Yale University ’15
Deirdre Lambert (Portland, Maine), Dartmouth College ’15
Kayla McComb (Newport Beach, Calif.), St. Mary’s College of Maryland ’13
Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Boston College ’16
Mimi Roller (Coral Bay, St. John, V.I.), St. Mary’s College of Maryland ’13
Lauren Turner (Jamestown, N.Y.), Cornell University ’13

Robert H. Hobbs Sportsman of the Year**

Dillon Paiva (Raleigh, N.C.), Old Dominion University ‘13**
Andrew Sommer (Duxbury, Mass.), Massachusetts Institute of Technology ‘13

Everett B. Morris College Sailor of the Year Finalists**

Alec Anderson (Tortola, BVI), Roger Williams University ‘13
Chris Barnard (Newport Beach, Calif.), Georgetown University ’13
Juan Maegli (Guatemala City, Guatemala), College of Charleston ’13**

Quantum Women’s College Sailor of the Year**

Mary Hall (Seminole, Fla.), U.S. Naval Academy ’15
Deirdre Lambert (Portland, Maine), Dartmouth College ’15**
Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Boston College Event website

Bakewell-White Yacht DesignNaiadInSunSport - NZ

Related Articles

14th C. Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic and Regatta in history books
Many of the sailors taking part have competed in at least five regattas with some returning to sail 10 or more years. Many of the sailors taking part have competed in at least five Clagett regattas with some returning to sail 10 or more years. Both the US and Canadian sailing teams heading for Rio in September for the 2016 Paralympics are Clagett alumni and six out of the 15 teams taking part in the Sonar class in Rio have attended The Clagett over its 14 year history.
Posted today at 4:41 pm
GC32 Racing Tour – Can one town tip the scales for Armin Strom Team?
With a population of 6500, Kerikeri is known for rural surroundings, plentiful orchards and a true laid back Kiwi life Kerikeri, one of New Zealand’s most northernmost towns is where team manager Sharon Ferris-Choat, bowman Alex Bryning, boat captain Ned Dalbeth Hudson and two-time Kiwi Olympian Andrew Murdoch, the latest addition to Armin Strom Sailing Team, all grew up. Their passion for sailing ignited while attending Kerikeri High School.
Posted today at 3:34 pm
Clipper Race fleet enjoys strong westerlies at start of Ocean Sprint
The frontrunners have started the Ocean Sprint, gunning for all-important two extra points to add to leaderboard tally. LMAX Exchange is now leading the fleet, 6.5 nautical miles ahead of yesterday’s race leader ClipperTelemed+, which is four nautical miles ahead of home port entry Derry~Londonderry~Doire in third position. Those three teams have started the Ocean Sprint section this morning.
Posted today at 11:42 am
18ft skiffs - Yamaha wins the long race lottery at Mark Foy Worlds
After a general recall and an individual recall the fleet set off on long race in a light breeze of about four knots. After a general recall and an individual recall the fleet set off on the long race in a light breeze of about four knots. C-Tech won the start with a port hander and the remainder of the fleet quickly tacked over to head towards the top mark, MalaMala Island.
Posted today at 6:37 am
2016 52 Super Series - Day 2 action-shots by Ingrid Abery
Photographer Ingrid Abery was on water at 2016 52 Super Series and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. Photographer Ingrid Abery was on water at 2016 52 Super Series and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action.
Posted today at 3:00 am
Big fleet racing in store for Sailing Series Melges 20 - Act 4
The entry list for the final 2016 Sailing Series® Melges 20 event is long, lean and mean with more than 50 teams The entry list for the final 2016 Sailing Series® Melges 20 event is long, lean and mean with more than 50 teams scheduled to attend, and will potentially surpass all-time Class attendance records with 15 different nations from around the world being represented: Austria, Australia, Czech Republic, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, South Africa
Posted today at 2:34 am
Azzurra wins the second day of the Audi Settimana delle Bocche
The second day of racing at the classic regatta hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda saw a big shakeup in positions. The day’s very light breezes forced the Racing Committee to substitute the scheduled coastal race with a windward/leeward race that began at 2:00 PM in light and unstable breezes that tended to shift towards the right.
Posted on 29 Jun
Underdogs and top dogs sniff out the best breeze at 52 Super Series
In a shifting light-breeze which kept tacticians on their toes, home favourites Azzurra scored their first race win. The gentle breeze moved 50 degrees right over the duration of the race, requiring successive changes to the course axis on each leg of race three of the series. It proved a good day for the underdogs too as XIO and Paprec, two of the oldest boats in the fleet, scrapped over the early lead.
Posted on 29 Jun
2016 TP52 Super Series – Race three images by Max Ranchi
Photographer Max Ranchi has provided this gallery of images from race three Photographer Max Ranchi has provided this gallery of images from race three
Posted on 29 Jun
My Road to Rio – Part 5 – Maria Erdi
Erdi booked her spot for Rio 2016 in the Laser Radial at the final opportunity, the European qualification event Erdi booked her spot for Rio 2016 in the Laser Radial at the final opportunity, the European qualification event in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Following nervously back in Balatonfured, Hungary was father Gabor, mother Gabriella and siblings Julia, Anna, Gabriella and Janos.
Posted on 29 Jun