2012-13 Yale Coed Sailing News

July 26, 2013
Segerblom Goes Undefeated in Britain
The 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.

July 14, 2013
Segerblom to Represent the U.S. in Britain
Although 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.

June 1, 2013
Bulldogs Awarded Best All-Around Team
The 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.

May 30, 2013
Bulldogs Place Eighth at National Championship
The 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.

May 29, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail Second Day of Nationals
After 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.

May 28, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Stand in Fifth at Nationals
The 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.

May 27, 2013
Bulldogs Win Team Race National Championships
The No. 2 Yale coed sailing team won the APS/ICSA Team Race National Championship today after three full days of racing.

May 27, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail Fleet Race Nationals
The No. 2 Yale coed sailing team will sail the Gill/ICSA Coed Fleet Race National Championship tomorrow co-hosted by Eckerd and University of South Florida.

May 26, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Lead Going into Last Day of Nationals
The 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.

May 25, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail First Day of Team Race Nationals
The 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.

May 22, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Race Team Racing Nationals
The 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.

May 18, 2013
Yale Honors Seven Seniors and One Team with Annual Awards at Senior Reception
Seven 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.

May 6, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Qualify for Team Race Nationals
The 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.

May 6, 2013
Skipper Cullman Takes Command
Yale 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.”

May 6, 2013
Five Bulldogs Earn All-New England Honors
At 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.

May 1, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail New England Championship
The 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.

April 28, 2013
No. 6 Bulldogs Win National Semifinals
The 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.

April 26, 2013
No. 6 Bulldogs Sail for Spot to Nationals
The 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.

April 21, 2013
No. 6 Bulldogs Show Depth
The 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.

April 18, 2013
No. 6 Bulldogs Look to Finish Regular Season Strong
The No. 6 Yale coed sailing team will sail both the Admiral’s Cup hosted by King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy and the Freshman New England Championships hosted by MIT this coming weekend.

April 14, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Qualify for Semifinals
The 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.

April 11, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Sail District Championship
The 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.

April 7, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Earn Another Win
The 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.

April 4, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Look to Continue Team Racing Success
The 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.

March 31, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Win in New London
The 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.

March 28, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Return to Team Racing
The 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.

March 24, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Win Ivy Honors
The 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.

March 21, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Sail to Defend Ivy Honors
The 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.

March 17, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Win Largest Fleet Race of the Season
The 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.

March 14, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Compete in First Fleet Race
After 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.

March 11, 2013
No 3. Bulldogs Tie for Fourth at St. Mary’s
The No. 3 Yale coed sailing team tied for fourth at the St. Mary’s Team Race at St. Mary’s College of Maryland during their first weekend of spring break training.

March 6, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Sail Final Regatta Before Spring Break Training
The 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.

March 3, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Earn Another Second Place Finish
The No. 3 Yale coed sailing team placed second at the Sharpe Trophy Team Race this weekend hosted by Harvard.

February 28, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Ready to Team Race in Boston
The 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.

February 24, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Place Second at First Regatta of Season
The No. 2 Yale coed sailing team placed second at the 12th Bob Bavier Team Race hosted by College of Charleston.

February 21, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Ready to Begin Spring Season
After 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.

February 20, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Elect New Captain
This 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.

February 5, 2013
Yalies Medal at Miami Sailing World Cup
Four 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.

November 19, 2012
Bulldogs Place Second at National Championship
The No. 3 Yale coed sailing team ended the fall season by finishing second at the ICSA Match Racing National Championships held in Fort Worth, Texas.

November 14, 2012
No. 3 Bulldogs Sail for Match Racing National Championship
Beginning this Friday, the No. 3 Yale coed sailing team will compete in the ICSA Match Race National Championship in Fort Worth, Texas. The Fort Worth Boat Club will host the regatta at Eagle Mountain Lake.

November 8, 2012
Atlantic Coast Championships Cancelled
Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Atlantic Coast Championship, intended to be sailed this weekend at the King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy, has been cancelled. In its place, the No. 3 Yale coed sailing team will travel to Boston to race an unofficial regatta hosted by MIT.

November 4, 2012
Cullman Places Fourth at National Championship
Representing the No. 3 Yale coed sailing team, senior captain Cameron Cullman placed fourth at the LaserPerformance/ICSA Men’s Singlehanded National Championships cohosted by the University of Southern California and the US Sailing Center in Long Beach, Calif.

November 1, 2012
Cullman Ready to Sail at National Championship
This coming weekend, senior captain and reigning national champion Cameron Cullman will travel to Long Beach, Calif., to compete for three days in the ICSA Men’s Singlehanded National Championships hosted by the University of Southern California and the US Sailing Center.

October 28, 2012
No. 3 Bulldogs Win New England Championships
This past weekend, the Yale coed sailing team won the Erwin Schell Trophy at Brown. This win means that the Bulldogs both won the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association Championships, but they also qualified for Atlantic Coast Championships at King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy at the end of the fall season. Two teams of Bulldogs also placed fifth and sixth at the Dave Perry hosted at home.

October 25, 2012
No. 3 Bulldogs Sail for New England Championships
The No. 3 Yale coed sailing team will race in the Erwin Schell Trophy at Brown this coming weekend. The Schell Trophy is both the New England Championships and the qualifier for Atlantic Coast Championships. Another team of Bulldogs will also sail the Dave Perry Trophy at home.

October 21, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Place Second at Final Intersectional of the Fall
In the final weekend before qualifiers begin, the No. 2 Yale coed sailing team placed second at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy hosted by Brown and sixth at the Oberg Trophy hosted by Harvard.

October 18, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail Final Regular Season Regatta
The No. 2 Yale coed sailing team will race in its final regattas before qualifiers for Atlantic Coast Championships begin. The Bulldogs will race at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy hosted by Brown and the Oberg Trophy hosted by Harvard.

October 14, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Finish Fifth at Navy Fall Invitational
This weekend, the No. 2 Yale coed sailing team placed fifth at the Navy Fall Invitational hosted by the US Naval Academy, the largest intersectional regatta of the fall season. The Bulldogs also finished 18th at the Captain Hurst Bowl hosted by Dartmouth.

October 11, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Seek to Reclaim Navy Fall Title
The Yale coed sailing team will exhibit its depth this weekend, sending teams to the four-division Navy Fall Invitational at the US Naval Academy and the Captain Hurst Bowl at Dartmouth.

October 7, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Win New England Sloop Championship
During a weekend of keelboat sailing, the No. 2 Bulldogs won the New England Sloop Championship co-hosted by Brown and New York Yacht Club and qualified for the ICSA Sloop National Championship. Yale also placed fifth at the Storm Trysail Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta in Larchmont, N.Y. A team of dinghy sailors placed fifth at the Moody Trophy hosted by the University of Rhode Island.

October 5, 2012
Olympians Share Experiences in Panel Discussion
Six out of the seven Yale grads that competed at the 2012 Olympic Games shared their experiences in a panel discussion at the Law School Auditorium on Thursday night. Rowers Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, Tess Gerrand ’10, Jamie Redman ’08 and Taylor Ritzel ’10 and sailors Sarah Lihan ’10 and Stuart McNay ’05 took turns reflecting on their time in London, both on and off the water. Moderator Ron Vaccaro ‘04, the current Editorial Director for NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network, led the discussion.

October 4, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Sail for Berth At Sloop Nationals
Many members of the Yale coed sailing team will depart from their usually dinghy racing this weekend to compete in keelboats. Keelboat teams will be sent to the New England Sloop Championship co-hosted by Brown and New York Yacht Club, and to the Storm Trysail Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta at Larchmont Yacht Club. Bulldogs will also race at a more traditional dinghy regatta, the Moody Trophy at the University of Rhode Island.

September 30, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Face Light Winds
The No. 2 Yale Bulldogs persevered through light air conditions this past weekend, earning a seventh place finish at the Danmark Trophy hosted by the US Coast Guard Academy and 12th at the Jesuit Open hosted by Fordham.

September 27, 2012
No. 1 Bulldogs Return to Doublehanded Boats
The No. 1 Yale coed sailing team will return to double handed boats this coming weekend, sending teams to the Danmark Trophy at the US Coast Guard Academy and the Jesuit Open at Columbia University.

September 23, 2012
Cullman Wins New England Men's Singlehanded Championship
This weekend senior captain and defending ICSA Men’s Singlehanded National Champion Cameron Cullman finished first at the New England Men’s Singlehanded Championship hosted by Boston College. Teammate junior Max Nickbarg finished 11th at the event. The Yale coed sailing team also placed second at the Hood Trophy at Tufts University and seventh at the Salt Pond Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island.

September 20, 2012
No. 1 Bulldogs Compete for Nationals Berth
The No. 1 Yale coed sailing team will be sending three Elis to the New England Men's Singlehanded Qualifiers this weekend at Boston College. The Bulldogs will also being sailing the Hood Trophy at Tufts University and the Salt Pond Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island.

September 16, 2012
No. 1 Bulldogs Show Improvement Through the Weekend
The Yale coed sailing team sent three teams across the Northeast this weekend, placing 5th at the Hatch Brown Trophy hosted by MIT, 8th at the Nevin's Trophy hosted by King's Point and 13th at the Boston Harbor Invitational hosted by Boston College.

September 13, 2012
No. 1 Bulldogs Travel Throughout the Northeast
The newly ranked No. 1 Yale coed sailing team will be out in full force this weekend, sending teams to three regattas across New England. The Bulldogs will be competing in the Hatch Brown Trophy hosted by MIT, the Nevin's Trophy at King's Point and the Boston Harbor Invitational at Boston College.

September 9, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Begin Fall Season With Two Wins
In a victorious weekend for the Bulldogs, the No. 2 Yale coed sailing team finished first in their home waters at the Harry Anderson Trophy this weekend hosted at the McNay Family Sailing Center. The Bulldogs also finished first at the Pine Trophy hosted by the US Coast Guard Academy.

September 6, 2012
No. 2 Bulldogs Open Fall Season Sailing At Home
The No. 2 Yale coed sailing team has been training hard since Aug. 22 to prepare for the upcoming fall season after a long summer away from the water. After a third-place finish at the Gill/ICSA National Championship, the team is primed to enter the fall season as a formidable opponent. The season opens with the Harry Anderson Trophy, hosted at the McNay Family Sailing Center on Sept. 8-9.