Wolfpack Sailors Named to ICSA All-Academic Team

Cambridge, MA (September 13, 2018) – Two NC State sailors were named to the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) 2017-18 All-Academic Sailing Team. The 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 2017-18 academic year.

Veteran SailPack crew Katie Richardson (Senior, Chemical Engineering, Chapel Hill, NC) and skipper Adam Augustine (Senior, Mechanical Engineering, Winston-Salem, NC) are the latest Wolfpack sailors to be receive national recognition for their accomplishments on the water and in the classroom. 

adamkatie.jpgICSA All-Academic Nominees Adam Augustine and Katie Richardson
compete in an intercollegiate regatta during the Spring 2018 season.

The criteria for the honorees are that he or she must be a Junior or Senior, have at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, and be a starter or key reserve in at least seven university sponsored regattas. A seven-person committee comprised of representatives from conferences in the ICSA evaluates the nominated sailors. Matt Lindblad, co-head coach of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the committee chair. This year’s All-Academic Team is comprised of 238 members.

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