Margot Benedict
Margot Benedict
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shaftsbury, Vt.
High School: Burr and Burton Academy
Position: Crew, Team Captain

20010-2011: Elected 2011 Team Captain... 1st in B division at Eckerd Intersectional... 3rd in B division at Dellenbaugh Women's... 4th in A division at Navy Women's

2009-2010: Sailed in 14 regattas for the Bulldogs

2008-2009: Sailed in seven regattas for the Bulldogs including Freshmen New England Championships and Freshmen Atlantic Coast Championships.

Before Yale: Four varsity letters in Alpine skiing and was captain her senior year2006, 2007, 2008 Vermont State High School Alpine Ski Champion…2008 Second place overall finisher at Eastern High School Alpine Skiing Championships…Two varsity letters in soccer…Member of 2006 North American Junior Championship Bronze Medal Team in horseback ridingRegion 8 Junior Young Rider Champion 2005 and 2008…AP Scholar with Distinction in 2008.

Residential College: Timothy Dwight

Major: Political Science

Activities at Yale: Club Alpine Ski Team (2009 and 2010 USCSA McBrine Division Top Female Skier), Kiphuth Leadership Academy, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Intramurals, Reporter for Yale Sports Publicity

Favorite Food: Ice Cream and steak

Hobbies: Skiing, horseback riding, crossword puzzles, any and all sports

Favorite thing about Yale: “The residential college system”

Favorite thing about sailing for Yale: “Being a part of a longstanding tradition”