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MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (October 22, 2012) – The Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named its 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team. The 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2011 – 2012 academic year. A nominated sailor must have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale), junior or senior academic standing and they must be a key starter or reserve on a school’s sailing team. Each school is allowed three nominations.

Austin, Texas. (June 9, 2012) – Friday night was the final ICSA awards banquet in Austin, Texas after the last day of racing for the ICSA/Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship. The Coed and Crew ICSA All-Americans, Everett B. Morris Trophy for the College Sailor of the Year, Robert H. Hobbs Sportsmanship Award and the Leonard M. Fowle Trophy for the Best Overall Team were presented. The names of the winners will be added to the ICSA Hall of Fame display located in the Robert Crown Center at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

Austin, Texas. (June 8, 2012) – Today was the last day of the ICSA/Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship, the last of three highly anticipated spring college sailing National Championships. The events were co-hosted by the University of Texas Sailing Team and the Austin Yacht Club on Lake Travis. Light and shifty winds made for difficult conditions today, but it did not stop the Hoyas from dominating the regatta. Leading all three days of the event, Georgetown University won the National Title and the Henry A. Morss Memorial Trophy.

Portsmouth, R.I. (February 5, 2012) – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has chosen two outstanding sailing coaches for the 2012 Coaches of the Year Awards. Based on nominations from the public, the OSC has named Mike Callahan (Washington, D.C.) the National Coach of the Year and Steve Keen (Greenwich, Conn.) the Developmental Coach of the Year. These two winners exhibited extraordinary dedication to the sport of sailing and made an impact on the sailors they coached in 2012.

Austin, Texas (June 5, 2012) – Today was the third and final day ofthe ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. This event is the second of three collegiate sailing nationals co-hosted by the University of Texas Sailing Team and the Austin Yacht Club this spring. After three days of racing excitement the College of Charleston walked away with the Championship title and the Walter C. Wood Trophy.

Austin, Texas (June 2, 2012) – Today was the last day of racing for the Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women’s National Championship on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas, co-hosted by the University of Texas Sailing Team and the Austin Yacht Club. Eighteen women’s collegiate teams raced for the Gerald C. Miller Trophy and Boston College came away with the victory.

Austin, Texas (June 2, 2012) – The Quantum Women’s College Sailor of the Year award and ICSA Women’s All-American Team were announced at the final banquet for the Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women’s National Championships in Austin, Texas at the Austin Yacht Club.

Austin, Texas (May 27, 2012) – The Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s (ICSA) three national championships, Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women’s National Semi-Final and Final Championship, ICSA/APS Team Race National Championship, and the ICSA/Gill Dinghy National Championship commence Wednesday, May 30 with the Women’s event, which will last for four days immediately followed by the Team Race Championship on June 3 and the Dinghy Championship on June 6, each lasting for three days. All of the events will be sailed in Club Flying Juniors (CFJs). These exciting events are the highest caliber regattas in the collegiate sailing year and are the culmination of two seasons of intense competition.

Minneapolis, Minn. (May 25, 2012) – The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) recently honored five individuals for their contributions to the sport of college sailing by inducting them into the ICSA Hall of Fame. William “Luke” Cragin (Flower Mound, Texas) was recognized with the James Rousmaniere Award for student leadership and Ryan Sanduleak Lee (San Diego, Calif.) received honorable mention for the student leadership award;Gary A. Jobson (Annapolis, Md.) was honored with the Lifetime Service Award; Gerard T. Coleman, Commander USN Ret., P.E. (Galveston, Texas) and Andrew Johnson (Kaneohe, Hawaii) were both awarded the Graham Hall Award for Outstanding Service by a college sailing professional; andPeter Johns (Osterville, Mass.) was awarded Outstanding Service by a volunteer.

Information for the 2012 Semi-finals hosted at the Naval Academy can be found at http://2012semis.collegesailing.org