Amanda Salvesen
Amanda Salvesen
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: Severn
Previous College: Pierson
Position: Crew
Major: Global affairs
Residential College: Pierson

2013-2014: ICSA All-American Crew... 2014 NEISA Women's Crew of the Year... 1st place ICSA Team Race National Championship in home state... 1st place ICSA Dinghy National Championship in home state.

2012-2013: All-NEISA First Team Women's Crew... 1st in B division at the President's Trophy... 3rd in A division at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl 

2011-2012: All-NEISA First Team Women's Crew... 1st in B division at Women's Navy Fall... 1st in B division at Women's Navy Spring... 1st in B division at Women's Atlantic Coast Championship

2010-2011: 2nd in B division at the Captain Hurst Bowl… 2nd in A division at the Danmark Trophy… Member of the 2nd place New England Team Race Championship team… 1st in B division at the ICSA Women’s Semifinals… Helped the Bulldogs to their 8th place finish at the ICSA Coed Dinghy Nationals.

Before Yale: 2008 High School Doublehanded National Champions…2009-2010 Sailing Team Captain…Cum Laude…French Club President.

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite thing about Yale: “Pierson and the residential college system.”

Favorite thing about sailing for Yale: “I love the diversity of the team. Everyone’s different and brings something else to the table. They are also just fun to be around.”