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College Sailing Announces 2014-15 All-American Team

Published on June 23rd, 2015

Newport, RI (June 23, 2015) – In an online awards show this evening, produced by Gary Jobson and Mitch Brindley with video footage from Gary Jobson and Chris Love Productions and still photography from Rob Migliaccio, the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) announced the 2014-15 All-American Team.

The names of the 53 award 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. A committee of representatives from the seven conferences in the ICSA selects the ICSA All-American Team.

To select an All-American skipper, 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.

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.

Here are the names of the 2014-15 All-American Team and special award winners.

Marlow Ropes Sailor of the Year:
Finalist and runner-up, Graham Landy ’15, Yale University
Winner, Nevin Snow ’16, Georgetown University

Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year:
Finalist and runner-up, Ericka Reineke ’16, Boston College
Winner, Morgan Kiss ’15, Yale University

Robert Hobbs Trophy for Sportsman of the Year:
Finalist and runner-up, Mary Hall ’15, United States Naval Academy
Winner, Kieran Chung ’15, Stanford University

ICSA Honorable Mention Coed All-American Skippers:
Joseph Mitchell Kiss (Holland, Mich.), Yale University ‘17
Deirdre Lambert (Cumberland, Maine), Dartmouth College ‘15
Malcolm Lamphere (Lake Forest, Ill.), Yale University ‘18
Pearson Potts (Newport, R.I.), Brown University ‘16
Charles Dodge Rees (Pensacola, Fla.), College of Charleston ‘16
Erika Reineke (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), Boston College ‘16
Antoine Screve (Kentfield, Calif.), Stanford University ‘16
Charles Sinks (San Diego, Calif.), Boston College ‘18

ICSA Coed All-American Skippers:
William Bailey (St. Thomas, USVI), Boston College ‘15
Ian Barrows (St. Thomas, USVI), Yale University ‘17
Kieran Chung (Newport Beach, Calif.), Stanford University ‘15
Alexander Curtiss (Lake Bluff, Ill.), St. Mary’s College of Maryland ‘16
Avery Fanning (Isle of Palms, S.C.), U.S. Coast Guard Academy ‘16
Esteban Forrer (Tucson, Ariz.), Old Dominion University ‘16
Graham Landy (Norfolk, Va.), Yale University ’15
William Tyler MacDonald (Newport Beach, Calif.), Roger Williams University ‘15
Jake Reynolds (San Diego, Calif.), College of Charleston ‘16
Raul Rios (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico), Boston College ‘16
Alejandro Ruiz-Ramon (Tampa Fla.), Tufts University ‘15
Nevin Snow (San Diego, Calif.), Georgetown University ’16

ICSA All-American Crews:
Breanne Baldino (Carlsbad, Calif.), Roger Williams University ‘16
Elizabeth Barnard (Newport Beach, Calif.), Boston College ‘15
Charlotte Belling (Newport Beach, Calif.), Yale University ‘16
Alicia Blumenthal (Bellport, N.Y.), College of Charleston ‘15
Katia DaSilva (East Greenwich, R.I.), Georgetown University ‘15
Natalya Doris (Miami, Fla.), Yale University ‘17
Tierney Driscoll (Bayport, N.Y.), College of Charleston ‘15
Emma Ferris (Fairfax, Va.), U.S. Naval Academy ‘15
Katherine Gaumond (Mill Valley, Calif.), Yale University ’15
Sydney Karnovsky (Brookline, Mass.), Harvard University ‘16
Haley Kirk (Long Beach, Calif.), Stanford University ‘15
Mariah Leffingwell (Easton, Md.), St. Mary’s College of Maryland ‘16
Sam Madden (Milton, Mass.), Tufts University ‘15
Bridget Murphy (Dartmouth, Mass.), University of Vermont ‘15
Abby Preston (Newport, R.I.), Roger Williams University ‘15
Isabelle Ruiz De Luzuriaga (Charleston, S.C.), Georgetown University ‘16
Gabriel Smith (Annapolis, Md.), Old Dominion University ‘17
Robert Turley (Sturbridge Mass.), U.S. Coast Guard Academy ‘16
Lydia Whiteford (Severna Park, Md.), Brown University ‘15
Katherine Wysocki (Annapolis, Md.), Boston College ‘15

ICSA Honorable Mention Women’s All-American Skippers:
Allyson Donahue (Brigantine, N.J.), Boston College ‘17
Megan Grapengeter-Rudnick (Darien, Conn.), Brown University ‘17
Nancy Hagood (Charleston, S.C.), Georgetown University ‘15
Melany Johnson (Berwyn, Pa.), Eckerd College ‘15
Lily Katz (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Stanford University ‘17
Deirdre Lambert (Cumberland, Maine), Dartmouth College ’15
Dana Rohde (Richmond Hill, Ga.), U.S. Coast Guard Academy ‘18

ICSA Women’s All-American Skippers:
Nikole Barnes (St. Thomas, VI), U.S. Coast Guard Academy ‘17
Rachel Bryery (Jamestown, R.I.), University of Rhode Island ‘17
Clerc Cooper (New Orleans, La.), College of Charleston ‘15
Mary Hall (Seminole, Fla.), U.S. Naval Academy ’15
Morgan Kiss (Holland, Mich.), Yale University ’15
Erika Reineke (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Boston College ’16

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) is the governing authority for sailing competition at colleges and universities throughout the United States and in some parts of Canada.

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