Joseph Morris
Joseph Morris
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: Severn School
Position: Skipper

2010-2011: Elected team captain for second year...ICSA Honorable Mention All-American Skipper...Named to All New England Skippers Second Team…Finished second in A division at the ICSA National Western Semifinals…Part of second-place team at New England Team Race Championships…Finished 10th in A division at ICSA National Championships

2009-2010: Elected team captain…First team all-New England...ICSA All-American Skipper

2008-2009: Finished fourth in B division at ICSA/Gill Dinghy National Championships with Michael Hession and Grace Becton…Named an ICSA All-American Skipper…NEISA Rookie of the Year…First team All-New England…Named NEISA Sailor of the Week with Grace Becton…U.S. Olympic development team 470

Before Yale: High School Doublehanded National Champion, first in A division…High School Singlehanded National Champion…US junior doublehanded national champio…420 World Team three times…Second at US Youth Championship…U.S. Youth Team…Second at High School Team Race…Captain of Severn School Sailing Team 2006-2008…Varsity swim team…Class of 2008 Athletic Award…Class president 2005, vice president 2006, 2007, 2008…Sportsmanship award at U.S. Youth Championship, CISA youth clinic, 420 mid-Atlantic championships.

Residential College: Pierson

Major: History

Future Aspiration: Going to the Olympics in sailing

Favorite Food: Buffalo wings

Hobbies: Reading, swimming, water skiing, cars, anything on the water 

Favorite thing about Yale: "The tradition and history."

Favorite thing about sailing for Yale: “Coaches Zach Leonard, Bill Healy, Stu McNay, and Zack Brown…Being on a team that is full of self-motivated sailors…Being able to escape the city and sail at the best inter-collegiate sailing venue in the country."