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2012 ICSA All-Academic Team
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INTERCOLLEGIATE SAILING ASSOCIATION NAMES 2012 ALL-ACADEMIC SAILING TEAM
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (October 21, 2012) The Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named its 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team. The 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2011 2012 academic year. A nominated sailor must have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale), junior or senior academic standing and they must be a key starter or reserve on a schools sailing team. Each school is allowed three nominations.
A seven-person committee comprised of representatives from each conference in the ICSA evaluates nominated sailors: Matthew Lindblad-NEISA, Kyle Eaton-NWICSA, Dan Thompson-MAISA, Jenn Hockema-MCSA, Stephen Davis-SAISA, Rachel Ellis-SEISA and John Vandemoer-PCCSC. The committee uses the same competition data that is used to determine the ICSA All-American Team, which honors sailors for their exceptional competitive performance.
The committee can select up to ten scholar athletes for both the First and Second All-Academic Teams. This year, for the first time, the committee has also named an All-Conference Team. This team recognizes other exemplary sailors who are also great representatives, but were not able to be included on the First or Second Teams.
This years All-Academic Team is comprised of nine First Team members, ten Second Team members and 16 All-Conference members.
This year's selections are an excellent representation of the achievements on the water and in the classroom. Eight of the team members also received a form of All-American recognition and most were competitive at the highest levels of collegiate sailing competition, says Matt Lindblad, co-head coach of the MIT Varsity Sailing Team and chairman of the ICSA All-Academic Sailing Team Selection Committee.
See below for full results.
2012 ICSA FIRST ALL-ACADEMIC SAILING TEAM
(Name, Hometown, School, Year, Major, GPA)
Emily Dellenbaugh (Easton, Conn.) Brown University 12, Psychology, 3.79
Margot Elmaleh (Brooklyn, N.Y.) Brown University 12, Neuroscience, 3.96
Alexandra Jumper (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) Harvard University 12, History, 3.89
Brendan Kopp (Fairfield, Conn.) Harvard University 12, Government, 3.82
Emily Massa (Barrington, R.I.) Boston College 12, Human Development, 3.87
Emily Reich (Chicago, Ill.) Old Dominion University 12, Recreation and Tourism Studies, 3.86
Andrew Sommer (Cambridge, Mass.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology 13, Mechanical Engineering, 4.0
Sam Stokes (Norfolk, Va.) College of Charleston 12, Physical Education, 3.74
Stephanie Tong (New York, N.Y.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology 12, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, 3.76
2012 ICSA SECOND ALL-ACADEMIC SAILING TEAM
(Name, Hometown, School, Year, Major, GPA)
Jason Carminati (Youngstown, N.Y.) United States Naval Academy 12, Physics, 3.72
Colin Feik (Arlington, Texas) Texas A&M University 12, Petroleum Engineering, 3.94
Molly Forbes (Madison, Wis.) University of Wisconsin Madison 12, Political Science, 3.76
Eamon Glackin (Cambridge, Mass.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology 12, Mathematics and Management Science, 3.76
Amanda Hamlet (Baldwinsville, N.Y.) United States Coast Guard Academy 12, Mechanical Engineering, 3.84
Gordon Lamphere (Lake Forest, Ill.) St. Marys College of Maryland 12, Political Science, 3.88
Erica Leinmiller (Annapolis, Md.) United States Naval Academy 13, English, 3.93
Jessica Milligan (Winston Salem, N.C.) Old Dominion University 12, Exercise Science, 3.91
Chandler Salisbury (Lakewood, Ohio) Dartmouth College 12, Government, French Studies, 3.77
Collin Weston (Galveston, Texas) Texas A&M University at Galveston 12, Maritime Systems Engineering, 3.87
2012 ICSA ALL-CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC SAILING TEAM
(Name, Hometown, School, Year, Major)
Rachel Barch (Ann Arbor, Mich.) University of Michigan 12, Industrial and Operations Engineering
Margot Benedict (Shaftsbury, Vt.) Yale University 12, Political Science
Ben Berg (Edina, Minn.) Bowdoin College 12, Neuroscience
Katherine Canty (Vero Beach, Fla.) Georgetown University 12, Biology
Molly Clarke (Cumberland, R.I.) Boston College 13, Biology
Jeff Goodrich (Brighton, Mass.) Bowdoin College 12, Economics
Matthew Graham (Ann Arbor, Mich.) University of Michigan 13, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Catherine Hamman (Carbondale, Ill.) Eckerd College 12, Business Administration
Zeke Horowitz (Sarasota, Fla.) College of Charleston 12, Business Administration
Jocelynn Knudsen (Missoula, Mont.) Unites States Naval Academy 13, Political Science
Dillon Pavia (Raleigh, N.C.) Old Dominion University 13, English
Kelsey Rupp (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) University of Southern California 12, Neuroscience
Colin Smith (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) Brown University 13, Business Economics and History of Art and Architecture
Sam Williams (Summit, N.J.) Dartmouth College 12, Engineering Sciences
Molly Wilson (Hanover, N.H.) Dartmouth College 13, Biology
Elizabeth Wilsterman (New London, Conn.) Connecticut College 12, Economics
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. Visit http://collegesailing.org/ to learn more.