Hobart College’s Elliott Morrill ’15 was recently named to the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) 2015 All-Academic Sailing Team.
The All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition and have excelled at the highest academic level for the 2014-15 academic year. To be eligible, student-athletes must be a junior or senior and have at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale and be a starter or key reserve in at least seven institution-sponsored regattas.
This year’s all-academic team is comprised of 173 members. The cumulative GPA average of the honorees is 3.64.
Morrill served as the captain of the HWS sailing team last season and competed in 10 regattas as a skipper. He helped the Colleges’ take first place in the MAISA Team Race, the GW Team Race, the Atlantic Coast Tournament and the inaugural David Lee Arnoff Regatta. Morrill also represented HWS in the A Division of the Gill/ICSA Coed Dinghy National Semifinals, where the team finished in 10th place overall.
Morrill graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geoscience with a concentration in atmospheric science in May and was accepted into a competitive graduate program at the University of Miami.