College Fall Nationals begin in Florida

Published on November 1st, 2017

The 2017 College Sailing Singlehanded National Championships on November 4-5 will be hosted by St. Petersburg Yacht Club and University of South Florida St. Petersburg at St. Petersburg, FL

The top 18 men and top 18 women singlehanded college sailors have qualified, based on quotas, through the seven national conferences and will compete in provided new full rig Lasers (men) and Laser Radials (women) on Tampa Bay.

Four of the top five from the 2016 Men’s Nationals have returned, with Scott Rasmussen ’20 (Boston College) looking to defend the title over Gerald Williams ’19 (College of Charleston),
Nicholas Baird ’19 (Yale University), and Stefano Peschiera ’18 (College of Charleston).

While 2016 Women’s Nationals winner Erika Reineke ’17 (Boston College) has graduated, the rest of the top four from last year are ready to take over from the 4-time winner. Haddon Hughes ’19 (Georgetown University) had won the 2015 title, but to win again she must topple rivals Kelly-Ann Arrindell ’20 (College of Charleston), Lindsey Baab ’18 (Brown University), and Dana Rohde ’18 (U. S. Coast Guard Academy).

Men’s Entries
Gary Prieto ’18, U. S. Naval Academy
Carrson Pearce ’21, U. S. Merchant Marine Academy
Clay Broussard ’18, Georgetown University
Maximilian Guerriero ’21, U. S. Naval Academy
Korbin Kierstead ’19, University of Wisconsin
Charlie Kutschenreuter ’19, University of Wisconsin
Mason Wolters ’18, University of Michigan
Nicholas Baird ’19, Yale University
Scott Rasmussen ’20, Boston College
Malcolm Lamphere ’18, Yale University
Alp Rodopman ’17, Tufts University
Benjamin McMaster ’21, University of British Columbia
Luke Muller ’18, Stanford University
Lucas Pierce ’21, University of California at Santa Barbara
Stefano Peschiera ’18, College of Charleston
Gage Wilson ’21, Jacksonville University
Gerald Williams ’19, College of Charleston
John Hanna ’19, Texas A&M University at Galveston

Women’s Entries
Lola Bushnell ’18, Georgetown University
Lenox Butcher ’20, University of Pennsylvania
Riley Legault ’19, George Washington University
Carly Broussard ’21, Georgetown University
Haddon Hughes ’19, Georgetown University
Rachel Rantanen ’19, Michigan State University
Dana Rohde ’18, U. S. Coast Guard Academy
Talia Toland ’21, Tufts University
Anna Weis ’20, Boston University
Lindsey Baab ’18, Brown University
Sophia Reineke ’21, Boston College
Laura Smit ’18, University of Washington
Christina Sakellaris ’21, Stanford University
Sophia Sole ’21, Stanford University
Kelly-Ann Arrindell ’20, College of Charleston
Marian Frances Williams ’21, College of Charleston
Sarah Streater ’18, University of South Florida
Shelby Thornton ’19, University of North Texas

Event detailsMen resultsWomen Results

The Men’s Champion will have his name and college engraved on the Glen S. Foster Trophy, and the second place finisher’s name and college will be engraved on the George H. Griswold Trophy. The Women’s Champion will have her name and college engraved on the Janet Lutz Trophy.

Background: 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. There are seven Conferences that schedule and administer regattas within their established geographic regions, with ICSA hosting two national championships in the fall (singlehanded, match racing) and three national championships in the spring (team, women’s, coed).

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