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

2009-2010: Elected team captain…First team all-New England.

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…Phi Alpha Theta -- Yale history honors society 

Before Yale: High School Doublehanded National Champion, first in A division…High School Singlehanded National Champion…US junior triplehanded national champion…Albacore junior national champion…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, horse meat

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

Favorite thing about Yale: “Amazing facilities, faculty, and the interesting people.”

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. I just like racing in general, no matter what type it is.”