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Eckerd Alumna Catherine Hamman Lands on ICSA 2012 All-Academic Sailing Team

posted on 10/29/2012

EC Tritons
By Ben Schlesselman, Sports Information Director

Originally posted on the EC Tritons website

Eckerd College alumna and former Eckerd women's sailing crew member Catherine Hamman '12 was named to the Intercollegiate Sailing Association 2012 All-Academic Team as announced by the organization earlier this week.

The 2012 All-Academic Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest level in the classroom for the 2011-12 academic year.

A nominated sailor must have a minimum of a 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), junior or academic standing, and they must be a key starter or reserve on a school's sailing team.

Each school is allowed three nominations.

This year's All-Academic Team is comprised of nine First Team members, 10 Second Team members and 16 All-Conference members.

Hamman, a native of Carbondale, Ill., and graduate in the field of Business Administration, was named to the All-Conference All-Academic Sailing Team.

"This year's selections are an excellent representation of the achievements on the water and in the classroom," said Matt Lindblad, co-head coach of the MIT Varsity Sailing Team and chairman of the ICSA All-Academic Sailing Team Selection Committee. "Eight of the team members also received a form of All-American recognition and most were competitive at the highest levels of collegiate sailing competition."

2012 ICSA ALL-CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC SAILING TEAM
(Name, Year, Hometown, School, Major)
Rachel Barch '12 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) – University of Michigan, Industrial and Operations Engineering
Margot Benedict '12 (Shaftsbury, Vt.) – Yale University, Political Science
Ben Berg '12 (Edina, Minn.) – Bowdoin College, Neuroscience
Katherine Canty '12 (Vero Beach, Fla.) – Georgetown University, Biology
Molly Clarke '13 (Cumberland, R.I.) – Boston College, Biology
Jeff Goodrich '12 (Brighton, Mass.) – Bowdoin College, Economics
Matthew Graham '13 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) – University of Michigan, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Catherine Hamman '12 (Carbondale, Ill.) – Eckerd College, Business Administration
Zeke Horowitz '12 (Sarasota, Fla.) – College of Charleston, Business Administration
Jocelynn Knudsen '13 (Missoula, Mont.) – Unites States Naval Academy, Political Science
Dillon Pavia '13 (Raleigh, N.C.) – Old Dominion University, English
Kelsey Rupp '12 (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) – University of Southern California, Neuroscience
Colin Smith '13 (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) – Brown University, Business Economics and History of Art and Architecture
Sam Williams '12  (Summit, N.J.) – Dartmouth College, Engineering Sciences
Molly Wilson '13 (Hanover, N.H.) – Dartmouth College, Biology
Elizabeth Wilsterman '12 (New London, Conn.) – Connecticut College, Economics

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