Cameron Cullman
Height: 5-11
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Rye, N.Y.
High School: Hotchkiss School
Position: Skipper
Cameron Cullman is a freshman in Jonathan Edwards College. Cullman comes to Yale as one of the top junior sailors in the country, especially in the singlehanded Laser class. He started off his distinguished career in the Laser by winning the Smythe Trophy for the U.S. Junior Singlehanded Championship, an especially impressive feat considering Cullman was the youngest winner in history. In 2006, Cullman was the Laser Radial U.S. Champion and a member of the U.S. Laser Radial Youth World Championship team. In 2007, Cullman was the U.S. Youth Team Race Champion. Just prior to joining the Bulldogs, Cullman won the U.S. Youth Championships in the Laser class. Cullman was also a very successful sailor for the Hotchkiss School. In 2006, Cullman took third at the Cressy Trophy for the ISSA High School Singlehanded Championships and was fourth in 2007. He was also the 2008 High School New England Champion in the Laser. In doublehanded sailing, Cullman led the Hotchkiss School to a second-place finish at the New England Championships to qualify for the Mallory Trophy, the high school doublehanded fleet racing national championship. Hotchkiss also placed fourth at the team race New England Championships. He earned the Top Sailor and Top Underclassman Awards at Hotchkiss. At the Hotchkiss School, Cullman was a four-year letterman in sailing as well as serving as the team captain. He also played junior varsity soccer freshman through junior year and both lettered and served as the team captain. Cullman also wrestled his senior year for Hotchkiss, taking fifth place at the Western New England Championships in the 160 pound weight class. Cullman also played junior varsity hockey. Cullman's brother, Hugh, who graduated college in 2008, was an honorable mention All-American sailor at Brown. Outside of sailing, Cullman enjoys skiing.