Segerblom Goes Undefeated in BritainThe 2013 BUSA-ICSA Tour concluded this Wednesday with the Performance Sailcraft Trophy held at the Queen Mary Sailing Club. This was the final event of the five-event tour of American college sailors through Great Britain. Senior captain of the Yale coed sailing team Chris Segerblom was a member of the American squad that finished the tour with an undefeated record against the British, winning all five events.
Segerblom to Represent the U.S. in BritainAlthough the college sailing season finished in May, the members of the Yale coed sailing team continue to practice and compete throughout the summer months in other venues of the sport. Senior captain Chris Segerblom is competing as a member of the ICSA Team in the United Kingdom this summer as a part of the BUSA-ICSA Tour.
Bulldogs Awarded Best All-Around TeamThe No. 2 Yale coed sailing team was awarded the Fowle Trophy at this year’s ICSA Award. The Fowle Trophy is awarded yearly to the best “all-around” team in college sailing. Three Bulldogs were also appointed to the All-American team with two honorable mentions.
Bulldogs Place Eighth at National ChampionshipThe No. 2 Yale coed sailing team placed eighth at the Gill/ICSA Coed Fleet Race National Championship after three grueling days of sailing in St. Petersburg, Fla. The event wraps up the spring season for the Bulldogs.
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail Second Day of NationalsAfter two full days racing, the No. 2 Yale coed sailing sits in sixth place at the Gill/ICSA Coed Fleet Race National Championship. The regatta will be completed tomorrow after four more races in each division.
No. 2 Bulldogs Stand in Fifth at NationalsThe No. 2 Yale coed sailing team sits in fifth place at the Gill/ICSA Coed Fleet Racing National Championship co-hosted by Eckerd College and University of South Florida. Five of the total eighteen races scheduled were completed today.
No. 2 Bulldogs Lead Going into Last Day of NationalsThe No. 2 Yale coed sailing team finished day two of the ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship in the lead. Yale still has four races of the top eight round robin to complete along with a final four round robin tomorrow.
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail First Day of Team Race NationalsThe coed collegiate sailing national championships began today with the first day of the ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship. The No. 2 Yale coed sailing team started the regatta strong with an 8-1 record at the end of the day. The Bulldogs are currently tied for first.
No. 2 Bulldogs Race Team Racing NationalsThe No. 2 Yale coed sailing team will race the ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship for the Walter C. Wood Trophy this Saturday through Monday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Yale Honors Seven Seniors and One Team with Annual Awards at Senior ReceptionSeven seniors and one team were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The women’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Sam Haig (Greenwich, Conn.) of the men’s squash team, Heather May (Newport Beach, Calif.) of the coed and women’s sailing teams and Alyssa Zupon (Basking Ridge, N.J.) of the women’s ice hockey team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Dakota McCoy (Wexford, Pa.) of the women’s track and field team and Patrick O’Keefe (Pittsford, N.Y.) of the lightweight crew team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Lexy Adams (Lancaster, Pa.) of the field hockey team and Collin Bibb (San Antonio, Texas) of the football team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.
No. 2 Bulldogs Qualify for Team Race NationalsThe No. 2 Yale coed sailing team placed fourth at the Fowle Trophy this weekend, qualifying for the ICSA Team Race National Championships. This means the Bulldogs have qualified for all six national championships this fall and spring season.
Skipper Cullman Takes CommandYale senior co-ed sailor Cameron Cullman remembers taking his first adventure on the water at the age of six, when his father put him in a small boat, pushed it off the dock, and challenged him by saying, “OK, now try to come back.”
Five Bulldogs Earn All-New England HonorsAt the conclusion of the Fowle Trophy this weekend, the All-New England honors were announced for the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association. Five members of the Yale coed sailing team received honors.
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail New England ChampionshipThe No. 2 Yale coed sailing team will sail to qualify for its third national championship this spring, sailing in the New England Team Race Championship hosted by Harvard. The top four finishers from this regatta advance to ICSA Team Race Nationals.
No. 6 Bulldogs Win National SemifinalsThe No. 6 Yale coed sailing team won the Western Semifinals this weekend sailing in Norkfolk, Va., at a regatta hosted by Hampton. This victory qualifies the Bulldogs for the Gill/ICSA Coed Dinghy National Championships this May.
No. 6 Bulldogs Sail for Spot to NationalsThe No. 6 Yale coed sailing team will race in the ICSA Western Semifinals this weekend in Norfolk, Va., in order to qualify for the ICSA/Gill Coed National Dinghy Championship later this spring.
No. 6 Bulldogs Show DepthThe No. 6 Yale coed sailing team placed fourth at the Admiral’s Cup hosted by King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy this weekend. This regatta was the final intersectional of the spring season.
No. 1 Bulldogs Qualify for SemifinalsThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team placed sixth at the New England Dinghy Championship this weekend at Brown. The Bulldogs also placed third at the Oberg Trophy at Boston University, and two separate teams sailing for Yale placed second and seventh at the Short Beach Invitational.
No. 1 Bulldogs Sail District ChampionshipThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team will take its first step towards qualifying for the Gill/ICSA Dinghy Championships by sailing in the New England Dinghy Championship at Brown this weekend. Yale will also send teams to the Oberg Trophy hosted by Boston University and the Short Beach Invitational, which will be sailed at home.
No. 1 Bulldogs Earn Another WinThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team finished first at the Marchiando and Friis Trophies Team Race co-hosted by MIT and Tufts this weekend. The Bulldogs also placed 8th at the Greater New York Dinghy Regatta hosted by Columbia.
No. 1 Bulldogs Look to Continue Team Racing SuccessThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team will compete in the Marchiando and Friis Trophies Team Race co-hosted by MIT and Tufts. Another Yale team will race at the Admiral Alymers Trophy at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. This is the final weekend of the regular season before qualifiers for Nationals begin.
No. 1 Bulldogs Win in New LondonThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team won the Southern New England Team Race this weekend at Connecticut College. The team also placed sixth at the Mystic Lake Team Race held at Tufts.
No. 1 Bulldogs Return to Team RacingThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team will return to team racing this weekend, competing at the Southern New England Team Race hosted by Connecticut College and at the Mystic Team Lake Race hosted by Tufts.
No. 1 Bulldogs Win Ivy HonorsThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team won the Owen, Mosbacher and Knapp Trophies hosted by the US Naval Academy, the ICSA equivalent of Ivy League Championships. The Bulldogs also placed eighth at the Boston Dinghy Cup, cohosted by Harvard and MIT, and third at Central Series Two, hosted by Boston University.
No. 1 Bulldogs Sail to Defend Ivy HonorsThe No. 1 Yale coed sailing team will send teams to defend four trophies this weekend as well as compete in its first Central Series of the season. The Bulldogs will compete at the Boston Dinghy Cup hosted by MIT and Harvard and the Owen, Mosbacher and Knapp Trophies hosted by the US Naval Academy, hoping to repeat their victories at these events from last year. Yale will also compete at Central Series Two held at Boston University.
No. 3 Bulldogs Win Largest Fleet Race of the SeasonThe No. 3 Yale coed sailing team won its first fleet race of the season: the Truxtun Umstead Intersectional hosted by the US Naval Academy. This is the second year in a row the Bulldogs have returned from the “Trux” as champions.
No. 3 Bulldogs Compete in First Fleet RaceAfter a week of training in St. Petersburg, Fla., the No. 3 Yale coed sailing team will compete this weekend at the Truxtun Umsted Intersectional hosted by the US Naval Academy. The Bulldogs won this event last year, and will be looking to repeat the performance.
No. 3 Bulldogs Sail Final Regatta Before Spring Break TrainingThe No. 3 Yale coed sailing team will sail its third regatta of the season this coming weekend. The Bulldogs will travel to St. Mary’s College of Maryland to compete in the St. Mary’s Team Race. This will be the most competitive event the Bulldogs have sailed so far in the spring season.
No. 3 Bulldogs Ready to Team Race in BostonThe No. 3 Yale coed sailing team will head north this weekend, to sail on the newly melted Charles River at the Sharpe Trophy Team Race hosted by Harvard University. This will be the first regatta of the season the Bulldogs sail in their home district.
No. 2 Bulldogs Ready to Begin Spring SeasonAfter a long winter, the No. 2 Yale coed sailing team is ready to begin its spring season, traveling south to the College of Charleston to compete in Charleston, S.C., at the 12th Bob Bavier Team Race.
No. 2 Bulldogs Elect New CaptainThis past week at the Ray Tompkins House, the No. 2 Yale coed and women’s sailing teams elected new team captains, juniors Chris Segerblom and Marlena Fauer.
Yalies Medal at Miami Sailing World CupFour Yale alumni stood on the podium at the Miami Sailing World Cup awards ceremony this past Saturday. Zachary Brown ’08 won a gold medal in the men’s 49er class, Molly Carapiet ’06 won bronze in the women’s 49er FX, Sarah Lihan ’10 won bronze in the Nacra 17 mixed multihull and Stu McNay ’05 won gold in the men’s 470 class. In addition, current senior Claire Dennis qualified for Saturday’s medal race and went on to finish eighth overall in the laser radial class.