Ten members of the 2018-19 Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team were recently named to end of the year all-academic teams. Ten sailors were named to the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association while seven earned Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association academic honors.
To earn a spot on the MAISA All-Academic Team, sailors must have a GPA of 3.5 or above and must have competed or been a reserve in at least eight college sailing regattas over the course of the season. A total of 80 athletes from 13 schools were named to the team.
To be eligible for the ICSA All-Academic Team, honorees must be a junior or a senior, have at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA, and be a starter or key reserve in at least seven university sponsored regattas. A seven-person committee comprised of representatives from conferences in the ICSA evaluates the nominated sailors. This year’s all-academic team is comprised of 200 members.
The following HWS student-athletes were honored for their academic and athletic accomplishments:
- Bailey Carter, art history major*^
- Kate Cox, English and philosophy major*^
- Chase Carraway, undeclared*
- Anna Flaherty, English major*^
- Cailin Gensler, English and French major*
- Kate Homet, environmental studies major*^
- Lindsey Kloc, political science major*^
- Russell Merchant, mathematics and economics major*^
- Jake Vickers, economics major*
- Maya Weber, economics major*^
*MAISA All-Academic; ^ICSA All-Academic
Carter, Cox, Homet, Kloc and Merchant were named to the ICSA All-Academic squad last year as well.
The Colleges competed in all three ICSA Championships this spring. HWS was fourth at the Gill Coed National Championship, eighth at the LaserPerformance Team RaceNational Championship and 17th at the Sperry Women’s National Championship.