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Table of Contents

Roster Coaching Staff Outlook Midshipmen Profiles 2010 Spring Results Lightweight Crew History Navy on the U.S. National Team Blue & Gold Beat Army! U.S.N.A and Academy Traditions Hubbard Hall Academic Achievement Annapolis and the Chesapeake Region

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Location Annapolis, Md. Founded October 10, 1845 Enrollment 4,400 Nickname Midshipmen, Mids Colors Navy Blue and Gold Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller USN Commandant Capt. Robert E. Clark II, USN Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk Athletics Web Site www.navysports.com

Lightweight Crew Quick Facts

Head Coach Steve Perry Alma Mater (Year as Navy HC) Rutgers ’99 (2nd) E-Mail sperry@usna.edu Assistant Coach Matt Spalluzzi Alma Mater (Year at Navy) Loyola ‘08 (1st) Office Phone (410) 293-2418 Varsity Officer Rep. Lt. Cmdr. David Schopler, USN Freshman Officer Rep. / Faculty Rep. Lt. Justin Accomando, USN Team Captain MIDN 1/C Matt Murphy Letterwinners Returning/Lost 12/11 Sport Administrator Dave Davis Office Phone (410) 293-8741 E-Mail ddavis@usna.edu Assoc. Dir. of Rowing & Boatman Chris Allsopp Office Phone (410) 293-5007 E-Mail allsopp@usna.edu Rowing SID Jeff Barnes Office (410) 293-8771 E-Mail barnes@usna.edu Mailing Address Ricketts Hall 566 Brownson Rd. Annapolis, MD 21401

2011 Navy Crew Media Guide

The 2011 Navy crew media guide is a production of the Navy Sports Information office. The guide was written, designed and edited by Assistant Sports Information Director Jeff Barnes. Additional assistance provided by Director of Publications Mark Leddy.

Cover and Recruiting Pages

The front, back and inside covers, recruiting pages and layout assistance was provided by Director of Publications Mark Leddy.

Photography

Site Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Occoquan,Va. Philadelphia, Pa. Boston, Mass. Princeton, N.J. Princeton, N.J. Princeton, N.J. Annapolis, Md. Washington, D.C. Boston, Mass. Annapolis, Md. Worcester, Mass. Camden, N.J.

Time/Result 2nd of 2 1st of 11 1st of 7 19th of 21 8th of 29 9 a.m. 3 p.m. 6 a.m. 10 a.m. 6 a.m. 6 a.m. All Day All Day

Navy Lightweight Crew Varsity Roster Name Class Ht. Hometown/High School Bret Anstett So. 5-10 Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Orchard Lake St. Mary's Gavin Callies Sr. 5-10 South San Francisco, Calif./Junipero Serra Chris Dinger Jr. 6-0 Galloway, N.J./St. Augustine Prep Mike Dominik So. 5-11 North Huntington, Pa./Norwin Bill Francis Sr. 6-0 Wexford, Pa./North Allegheny Alan Friedlander Sr. 5-11 Attleboro, Mass./Attleboro Matthew Harms Fr. 5-7 Omaha, Neb./Marion Military Institute Charlie Harty Jr. 6-1 Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Xavier Steve Haury Jr. 6-0 Tallmadge, Ohio/Tallmadge Andrew Heil Jr. 6-0 Sycamore Hills, Mo./Ritenour Joseph Hussey So. 6-0 Goshen, Ind./Goshen Luke Kerrisk Jr. 5-9 Darien, Conn./Fairfield Prep Edward King Sr. 6-4 Ironton, Mo./Arcadia Valley Jimmy Kluxen So. 5-11 Hamilton, N.J./Steinert Steven Krajewski Sr. 6-3 Philadelphia, Pa./Lower Merion James Laughridge So. 6-1 Maitland, Fla./Lyman James Lenczowski So. 6-1 Lafayette, Calif./Bentley Josh Marshall Jr. 6-0 Las Vegas, Nev./Durango Thomas McElwee Fr. 5-10 Philadelphia, Pa. Chris Medford Sr. 6-1 Hicksville, N.Y./Chaminade Matt Murphy Sr. 6-1 Chesapeake,Va./Great Bridge Gregory Nadal So. 6-0 Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif./Peninsula Capshaw Nagel So. 6-1 Palmer, Alaska/Colony Pierce Niemiec So. 5-9 Commerce, Mich./Orchard Lake St. Mary's Drew Parker Sr. 5-11 Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep Thomas Paul Jr. 5-8 Norfolk,Va./Granby Anthony Pinto Fr. 5-11 Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley West John Reader So. 6-1 Wichita, Kan./Wichita East Jeff Rossman Jr. 6-3 Everett, Wash./Everett J.C. Russell So. 5-10 Vancouver, Wash./Portland Christian James Saylor So. 5-10 Baltimore, Md./St. Paul's School Jon Schneckenburger Sr. 6-0 Cazenovia, N.Y./Fayetteville Manlius Phillip Skelley Jr. 6-0 Jacksonville, Fla./Bartram Trail Steven Snow Sr. 6-2 Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville Broadview Andrew Tresansky So. 5-11 Robbinsville, N.J./Notre Dame Walker Washburn Jr. 6-1 Andover, Mass./Phillips Academy Eric Washkewicz So. 6-1 West Orange, N.J./West Orange Tucker Witt Sr. 6-0 Gloucester,Va./Gloucester

Photographs were provided by Phil Hoffmann, the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau, Ken Mierzejewski, Naval Academy Photo Lab and Naval Academy archives.

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Naval Academy Quick Facts

2010-11 Schedule

Date Opponent Oct. 2 Poughkeepsie Regatta Oct. 3 Occoquan Challenge Oct. 9 Navy Day Regatta Oct. 24 Head of the Charles Oct. 31 Princeton Chase Mar. 26 at Princeton April 2 vs.Yale April 9 Columbia April 16 at Georgetown April 23 at Harvard April 30 Penn May 15 EARC Sprints June 4 IRA National Championship Home races in bold All times Eastern, subject to change


Steve Perry

Head Coach • Second Season Rutgers ‘99

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At Navy

Steve Perry enters his second year has head coach of lightweight crew and fifth season, overall, at Navy in 2011. Perry was named Navy's head lightweight coach in August 2009 after spending four years as lightweight head coach at Dartmouth. This season marks his 12th year coaching in the EARC lightweight league. Perry got off to a fast start in his first season in 2010 as he led the Midshipmen to a second place finish at the 2010 IRA National Championship. During the regular season, the Mids boasted a record of 14-7, and won the Johnson Cup (vs.Yale) and Callow Trophy (vs. Penn). Prior to serving as head coach at Dartmouth, Perry served as the lightweight assistant coach at Navy from 2003-05. During his three seasons, he helped coach the first freshman boat to an impressive 33-1 record. He mentored the Mids' first freshmen boat to first-place finishes at the Eastern Sprints Championship in 2003 and '05, while helping the second freshman boat to three-consecutive Eastern Sprints titles.

Coaching Prior to Navy

fourth at the IRA National Championship. He also helped Dartmouth claim the Biglin Bowl cup over Harvard and MIT, which equaled the number of wins by the Big Green over the Crimson in the race's first-54 years. Perry spent two seasons at Rutgers (2000-01) and one season at Penn (2002) as lightweight assistant coach. With the Scarlet Knights, he produced an 11-6 record with the first freshmen crew, including a fifth-place finish at the Eastern Sprints Championship. During his lone season at Penn, he led the Quakers' first freshmen boat to a 5-2 record, marking the crew’s first winning season in 10 years.

U.S. National Team Coaching

In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Perry has also worked with the U.S. Under-23 Women's National Rowing Team in 2008 and ‘09. In the summer of 2009, he served as the head sweep rowing coach, where he selected, prepared and trained the silver medal-winning women's eight boat at the Under-23 World Championship in Racice, Czech Republic. He served as assistant sweep rowing coach in 2008 and helped the women's eight crew win the gold medal at the Under-23 World Championship in Brandenburg, Germany.

Rowing History

Perry graduated from Rutgers in 1999 and spent four years with the lightweight crew team - three of which he was a first varsity oarsman. He served as the team captain in 1999, during which the Scarlet Knights won the silver medal at the IRA National Championship. In 2001, he traveled with the Rutgers varsity crew to compete in the Henley Regatta and Britannia Cup. Three years prior (1998), his New York Athletic Club's lightweight eight boat won several national championships, as well as the Henley Regatta.

Perry guided the Big Green to a 15-7 record during his four-year tenure at Dartmouth. In 2007, he was named the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges Coach of the Year after his first varsity boat won the Eastern Sprints Championship for the third time in school history and would later place

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Matt Spalluzzi

Capt. James Smith

Assistant Coach • First Season Loyola ‘08 Prior to Navy

• Spent three years coaching the Annapolis Rowing Club and Bryn Mawr High School team. • Earned three varsity letters while rowing at Loyola University and served as the team captain as a senior. • Remains active on the water as he currently rows for the Baltimore Rowing Club. • Received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Loyola in 2008.

Prior to Navy

• Captain James Smith, USMC, is in his first season as assistant coach and returned the Naval Academy after serving four years as an Amphibious Assault Platoon Commander with Company D, 3d AABn, stationed in 29 Palms, Calif.

Rowing History

• Four-year member of Navy lightweight crew and named team captain as a senior. • Recipient of the 2006 “Sprit of the Lightweight” award. • 2004 Varsity crew went undefeated. • Won Eastern Sprints and IRA as a sophomore. • As a senior, he earned a silver medal at the Eastern Sprints and was also a member of the Jope Cup winning crew. • A history major, Smith graduated with a bachelors of science from USNA in 2006.

Capt. James Smith (third from the left) served as captain of the 2006 Navy Lightweight Crew team.

Lightweight Crew Support Staff

Lt. Cmdr. David Schopler, USN Varsity Officer Representative

Lt. Justin Accomando, USN Freshman Officer Representative

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Chris Allsopp Assoc. Dir. of Rowing/Boatman

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Rowing History

Assistant Coach • First Season Navy ‘06


Season Outlook

The 2011 Navy lightweight crew will look to build on the success of last spring, which was highlighted by the first varsity battling its way to second place at the IRA National Championship. The lightweights will look to replace 13 members of last year’s team with a rising group of physically strong seniors and juniors.

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The Midshipmen return four members of the first varsity, six members of the second Varsity and eight members of the plebe crew. “The seniors have made a noticeable increased leadership impact on this year’s team,” said head coach Steve Perry, who is entering his second season as head coach. Senior Matt Murphy will captain the 2011 lightweight crew. The Mids posted a successful fall season in winning both the Occoquan Challenge and the Navy Day Regatta in Philadelphia. The varsity eight boat’s title at the Occoquan Challenge was the sixth in program history. At the Navy Day Regatta, the Mids won the collegiate eight for the second consecutive year. The crew also placed two boats in the top-11 places at the Princeton Chase. Navy opened the fall at the famed Poughkeepsie Regatta with a four-mile race on the Hudson River.

With the weather beginning to warm and the season just around the corner, the Mids are eagerly anticipating the start of the 2011 season. “One of the most difficult challenges we have right now is sorting out our top boat movers,” said Perry. In addition to the season start, the Midshipmen will also look forward to the completion of the renovations of Hubbard Hall. The historic building underwent significant upgrades beginning in Nov. 2009 and the $14.5 million project will be completed in this spring. Needless to say, Perry is not only excited about the upgraded facility for his team, but also for all those associated with Navy crew. “We’ve been rowing out of tents for the past year, so we are very excited about our move into newly renovated Hubbard Hall,” Perry said. The Mids recorded wins in two trophy races last season, as they captured the Callow Cup for the 10th consecutive season with a win over Penn and reclaimed the Johnson Trophy with a victory over Yale. As always, Navy will race a highly competitive schedule this spring that opens on March 26 when the Mids travel to Princeton to meet the two-time defending national champion Tigers. Navy will host home races against Columbia, on April 9, and Penn, on April 30.

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Matt Murphy

Senior • Captain Chesapeake,Va. Great Bridge

High School • Helped lead Great Bridge High School crew to 2007 Virginia state championship • Earned two varsity letters in volleyball • Led volleyball team to 2006 district title

Senior South San Francisco, Calif. Junipero Serra

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Going undefeated in the second freshman boat my plebe year • Representing Navy at the Poughkeepsie Regatta in the fall of 2010 High School • Picked up three varsity letters in rowing at Serra High School • Captained the crew as a senior Personal • Full name is Gavin Clint Callies • Born Oct. 15, 1988 in San Francisco, Calif. • Son of Peter and Loretta

Personal • Full name is Matthew Joseph Murphy • Born June 27, 1989 in Newport, R.I. • Brother, Timothy (’09), and father, Joseph (’81), both graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy Matt Murphy

Gavin Callies

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Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Training as part of a team that earned a silver medal at the 2010 IRA National Championship • Earning a varsity letter and having the opportunity to row at Navy • Winning a gold medal at the 2008 Eastern Sprints and defeating every school in the EARC over four seasons • Being a member of the Superintendent’s List as well as being selected to serve as a Naval Aviator • Working as a Plebe Summer detailer for the class of 2014 • Rowing, training, and competing with my teammates everyday • The honor of being elected captain by my teammates

Gavin Callies


Bill Francis

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Senior Wexford, Pa. North Allegheny

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Rowing in the barges over plebe summer • The first 2k of the winter season • Spring break class day races • Beating Princeton in my first collegiate race on the upper course • Winning bronze at Eastern Sprints • Returning from injury to race again my junior year • Lunges along the sea wall • The combine to start senior year • The Poughkeepsie Regatta against Cornell High School • Earned three varsity letters in rowing and one in baseball at North Allegheny High School • Named captain and MVP of rowing team as a senior Personal • Full name is William Anthony Francis • Born Sept. 6, 1988 in Pittsburg, Pa. • Son of Rodney and Marion Francis • Brother, Tim, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2008.

Alan Friedlander Senior Attleboro, Mass. Attleboro

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Winning Eastern Sprints • Being selected for Battalion Honor position • Driving a submarine on my 20th birthday • Attending National Affairs conference in Texas • Flying a plane over summer training • Competing in the Poughkeepsie Regatta against Cornell on the Hudson River • Seattle SeaFair underway on the USS Germantown High School • Earned a total of seven varsity letters at Attleboro High School, including four in swimming, two in track and one in soccer • Named swim team captain as a junior and senior Personal • Full name is James Alan Friedlander • Born July 7, 1989 in Fall River, Mass. • Son of John and Lisa Friedlander • Sister, Cherisa, was a four-year letterwinner in swimming at Rhode Island and brother, Ryan, played football for two years at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass.

Bill Francis

Alan Friedlander

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Ed King

Senior Ironton, Mo. Arcadia Valley

Senior Philadelphia, Pa. Lower Merion

At Navy • Member of the U.S. U-23 Rowing Team that won bronze at the 2010 World Rowing Championships

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Winning a Bronze Medal in the first freshman boat at the 2008 Eastern Sprints • A second-place finish at the Head of the Charles in 2008 and then finishing third in 2009 • Taking third place at the Princeton Chase in the first varsity boat in 2008 and ‘09 • Rowing to a second-place finish in the JV eight at the 2009 Eastern Sprints • Placing 14th in the varsity heavyweight eight at the 2009 IRA National Championship and 14th in the JV heavyweight eight at the 2010 IRA National Championship • Earning three varsity letters while on the Naval Academy lightweight crew • Service selecting Marine Corps Ground

High School • Won varsity letters in cross country (four), tennis (four) and track (four) at Arcadia Valley High School • Four-time all-state and all-city honoree in cross country • Three-time all-city honoree in tennis and track

High School • Named most valuable rower in 2006 and ’07 at Lower Merion High School • Earned three letters in rowing and named captain as a senior • Four-year letterwinner in swimming

Personal • Born June 14, 1989 in Delmas, South Africa • Son of Edward and Tertia King

Personal • Full name is Steven John Krajewski • Born April 28, 1989 in Philadelphia

Ed King

Steven Krajewski

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Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Entering third season with the first varsity boat • Rowing at the U23 World Rowing Championship in the summer of 2010 • Part of the first varsity boat that placed second at the 2010 IRA National Regatta • Representing the USNA in Sep. 2010 at the Brazilian Escola Naval School • Service selection Naval Service Warfare/SEALs • Top 10% of the 2011 class • Developing what I know will be the longest lasting and most meaningful friendships in my life

Steven Krajewski


Chris Medford

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Senior Hicksville, N.Y. Chaminade

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Helping the first varsity boat to second place at the 2010 IRA National Championship Regatta • Earning a silver medal at the Eastern Sprints as a sophomore and a bronze medal as a freshman • Sprinting past Yale my junior year • Winning the last Belly of the Carnegie freshman year completing an undefeated fall • Company Commander senior year • Organizing unforgettable Ring Dance experience for classmates High School • Three-year letterwinner in crew at Chaminade • Helped Chaminade to four consecutive New York state rowing championships (2004-07) Personal • Full name is Christopher Michael Medford • Born June 24, 1989 • Son of Robert and Ruth Medford

Chris Medford

Drew Parker

Senior Erie, Pa. Cathedral Prep

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Rowing for the lightweight crew • Block 3 SEAL Cruise in Virginia Beach,Va. • Spring break training in Oak Ridge, Tenn. • Seeing the sunset in Pearl Harbor, Hawai’i

High School • Earned all-city honors and captained track team in 2005 and ’06 at Cathedral Prep • League champ and state qualifier in hurdles in 2005 • Four-year letterwinner in track Personal • Full name is Andrew James Parker • Born June 1, 1987 in Erie, Pa. • Brother, David, was a 2008 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy • Attended Western Reserve Academy prior to attending U.S.N.A.

Drew Parker

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Jon Schneckenburger Senior Cazenovia, N.Y. Fayetteville Manlius

High School • Captained the rowing team in 2005 and earned two letters at Fayetteville Manlius High School • Two-year letterwinner in rowing Personal • Full name is Jonathan Tyler Schneckenburger • Born Oct. 27, 1986 • Son of David and Candace • Attended St. Joseph's University for one year prior to transferring to the U.S. Naval Academy

Senior Brecksville, Ohio Brecksville Broadview

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Winning second freshman sprints my plebe year • The spring break training trips and being a part of the Navy lights for four years • The 2008 second freshman race vs. Harvard and the 2007 Princeton Chase • The practice before the 2010 Princeton Chase when the second varsity rowed better and more confidently than any crew I have been a part of • Rowing on barges plebe year, my first rowing strokes • Being named Most Improved Rower in 2009 High School • Competed in track and cross country at Brecksville Broadview High School where he earned a total of three varsity letters Personal • Full name is Steven Lloyd Snow • Born July 14, 1988 • Son of Russ and Janet Snow

Jon Schneckenburger

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Steve Snow

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Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Coming back from knee surgery plebe year • Racing at Eastern Sprints • Getting Marine Pilot for Service Selection • Singing at President Obama's Inauguration • Being a detailer for Plebe Summer

Steve Snow


Tucker Witt

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Senior Gloucester,Va. • Gloucester

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Beating Princeton my freshman year • Earning the bronze medal at Eastern Sprints as a freshman • Stroke seat in the second varsity boat my sophomore year • Coxswain of the fourth varsity during spring break junior and moving the first varsity by the IRA Regatta • Winning a silver medal at the IRA Regatta as a junior - perhaps the most memorable race of my rowing career • Service select Naval Intelligence • Training for rowing in the offseason • Creating a lasting brotherhood at the boathouse with the men that I have sweat with, worked, and won with High School • Helped Gloucester High School rowing team to junior 4 state and national championships in 2006 and ’07 • Named captain of rowing and swimming teams as a senior • Four-year letterwinner in crew and three-year letterwinner in swimming

Chris Dinger

Junior Galloway, N.J. • St. Augustine

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Beating Princeton in spring 2010 as a member of the third varsity • Rowing with the first freshman boat as a plebe • Being named to the Commandant's List three times and twice to the Dean’s List • Majoring in ocean engineering • Becoming a Plebe Summer detailer for summer 2011 • Spending four weeks underway on a SSBN during summer 2009 High School • Three-year letterwinner in rowing at St. Augustine Prep Personal • Full name is Christopher Mark Dinger • Born Sept. 5, 1989 in Wilmington, Del. • Son of Chris and Corinne

Personal • Full name is Tucker Coleman Witt • Born April 17, 1989 Tucker Witt

Chris Dinger

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Charlie Harty

Junior Cincinnati, Ohio • St. Xavier

High School • Four-year letterwinner in crew for coach Greg Hull at St. Xavier High School • Named crew captain in 2008

Junior Darien, Conn. • Fairfield Prep

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Rowing for Coach Washburn during Plebe year • Majoring in physics • Competing in the Navy Cycling Team's individual 17 mile time trial 2011 • Beat Columbia,Yale, Georgetown and Penn in 2010 High School • Rowed for Fairfield Prep Personal • Full name is Jeremiah Luke Kerrick • Born May 10, 1990 in Stamford, Conn. • Son of Jeremiah and Jeanne Kerrisk

Personal • Full name is Charles Bernard Harty • Born April 20, 1990 • Son of Jackson and Stephanie Harty

Steve Haury

Junior Tallmadge, Ohio • Tallmadge

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Rowing for the hardest working team on the Yard and getting to know the best group of guys and teammates I've ever worked with • Winning High School • Three-year letterwinner in cross country and two-year letterwinner in track at Tallmadge High School • Named captain of track and cross country teams as a senior Personal • Full name is Stephen Jacob Haury • Son of Rick and Susan Haury

Josh Marshall

Junior Las Vegas, Nev. • Durango

At Navy • Making the first freshman boat as a walk-on and the second varsity as a sophomore • Completing the SEAL screener and ranking in the top 25% • Tutoring others in math classes • Breaking 21 minutes for a 6k • Received a SEAL cruise for the 2011 summer High School • Four-year letterwinner in swimming at Durango High School where he was named team captain and MVP as a senior Personal • Full name is Joshua Allen Marshall • Born May 20, 1989 in Las Vegas, Nev. • Son of Thomas Marshall and Kelly Knechel • Attended New Mexico Military Institute before U.S.N.A.

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Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Racing in the varsity boat as a junior at the IRA Regatta and placing second • Being on both the Dean’s and Commandant’s lists • Earning the honor of Midshipmen of Month numerous times • Travelling to Brazil my sophomore year • Competing at Eastern Sprints • Winning my first shirt as a plebe and on the varsity • Training everyday with the guys on the team • Summer training experiences in the Navy • Being chosen as a Plebe Summer detailer

Luke Kerrisk


Jeff Rossman

Josh Marshall

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Junior Everett, Wash. Everett

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Being a member of a brotherhood • Surviving plebe year • Being a leader and serving my country • Having a great relationships with my sponsors • My teammates and wearing the red sweatshirt as part of the team • The school High School • Rowed for the Everett Rowing Association for three years

Thomas Paul

Personal • Full name is Jeffrey Brian Rossman • Born August 11, 1988 • Son of William and Nancy Rossman • Sister, Julie, rowed for four years at the University of Washington

Junior Norfolk,Va. Granby

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Representing the United States and USNA at an international rowing regatta in Brazil • Singing at the inauguration of President Obama in front of over one million people. • Garnering a Critical Language Scholarship by the Department of State to study Chinese in China • Earning a varsity letter after being selected to the varsity lightweight crew as a plebe • Being chosen as one of twenty Midshipmen to compete for the Rhodes, Marshall, and other prestigious scholarships to go to graduate school in the UK • Participating in a FIREX onboard USS Roosevelt (DDG-80) • Being chosen to be an Honors Mathematics Major and being selected to the Superintendent's List three times • Flying a T-34 during PROTRAMID High School • Helped lead Granby HS to Virginia rowing state championship in 2008 • Crew captain in 2007 and ’08 • Four-year letterwinner in crew Personal • Full name is Thomas Joseph Paul • Born April 16, 1990 • Son of Andrew and Barbara Paul, both graduates of U.S.N.A. • Uncle, Chris, also graduated from U.S.N.A.

Phillip Skelley

Junior Jacksonville, Fla. Bartram Trail

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Being a part of the second freshman boat that won all of its regularseason dual races as a plebe • Giving the second varsity a run for the money at Columbia in 2010 • Spending several weeks training and exploring in Hawaii • Getting a marathon row under my belt at 2011 spring break in Tennessee • Watching the seniors on my team graduate and receive their commissions • The first race of every spring season • Fighting tooth-and-nail against Harvard at home in 2010 High School • Earned a total of six varsity letters, three in cross country and three in track and field, at Bartram Tail High School • Captained the cross country team as a senior Personal • Full name is Phillip Walker Skelley • Born Sept. 11, 1989 • Son of William and Karen Skelley

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Walker Washburn Junior Andover, Mass. Phillips Academy

High School •Attended Phillips Academy, competing in crew and cycling Personal • Full name is Walker Evans Washburn • Born February 10, 1989 • Son of Peter and Elizabeth Washburn • Brother, Hunter, is a 2004 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy Bret Anstett

Bret Anstett

Sophomore Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s

Clayton Callander

Sophomore Scotts Valley, Calif. Robert Louis Stevenson

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Racing with the first freshman boat last season • Beating everyone but Harvard at the Eastern Sprints last season • Majoring in Naval architecture

High School • Earned four varsity letters both in soccer and cross country and three letters in track • Named team captain in all three sports as a senior.

High School • Won three consecutive rowing Michigan high school state championships (2007-09) while attending Orchard Lake St. Mary’s • Earned two letters in skiing, garnering All-Catholic and all-academic honors.

Personal • Full name is Clayton Kendrick Callander • Born Oct. 2, 1990 • Son of John Callander and Carolyn Trigg

Personal • Full name is Bret MacArthur Anstett • Born March 22, 1991 in Royal Oak, Mich. • Son of David and Amy Anstett.

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Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Being coached by my brother, Hunter • Traveling to Oak Ridge, Tenn., to train every spring • Majoring in mechanical engineering • Early mornings on the Severn River • Spring racing season • My friends


Mike Dominik

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Sophomore North Hungtington, Pa. • Norwin

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Walking-on to the rowing team • Competing at the at the UVA Challenge • Beating Princeton as a sophomore as a part of the varsity four boat • Being Summer Seminar Detailer in 2010 • VT-NA member High School • Earned three varsity letters in both football and track • Captained the track team as a senior Personal • Full name is Michael Lawrence Dominik • Born Sept. 20, 1990 in Jeannette, Pa. • Son of Lawrence and Maryann Dominik

Jimmy Kluxen

Sophomore Hamilton, N.J. • Steinert

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Breaking 6:40 on my 2k last year • Racing in the first freshman boat at the Princeton Chase in the fall of 2010 • Competing in the four and eight boat at the Navy Day Regatta - a regatta I’ve been going to since my junior year in high school • Beating my high school friend at Penn in the first freshman boat • Climbing Herndon High School • Rowed for the Mercer Junior Rowing Club • Attended Steinert High School Personal • Full name is James Joseph Kluxen • Born Oct. 30, 1990 in Trenton, N.J. • Son of John and Diane Kluxen

Joseph Hussey

Sophomore Goshen, Ind. • Goshen

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Winning 2010 Eastern Sprints in the second freshman boat • My first practice with varsity plebe year • Running hills in the snow • Our last practice of 2011 spring break in Oak Ridge, Tenn. • My first race plebe year vs. Princeton High School • Earned four varsity letters in tennis and one in basketball at Goshen High School Personal • Full name is Joseph McCue Hussey; nickname is “Mac” • Born July 8, 1990 in Goshen, Ind. • Son of John and Theresa Hussey

James Laughridge Sophomore Maitland, Fla. • Lyman

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Competing in first freshman boat in 2009-10 • Taking second place in the first freshman race at the Princeton Chase in 2009 • Helping the team win the Eads Johnson Trophy and Callow Cup in 2010 • Victories over Princeton, Columbia, Delaware and Georgetown • First freshman Grand Final at Eastern Sprints 2010 • Being named to the Commandant’s List in the fall of 2010 • Electrical engineering major • Three consecutive maximum scores on the PRT • Competed in the varsity four at the Head of The Charles in 2010 • Selected as a Philmont Ranger for the summer of 2011 High School • Garnered two varsity letters in cross country at Lyman High School • Also rowed for Orlando Area Rowing Society Personal • Born March 24, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga. • Son of Mark and Debra Laughridge

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James Lenczowski Sophomore Lafayette, Calif. • Bentley

High School • Graduated from Bentley High School in June 2009 • Cycled for Tieri Duro Junior Cycling Personal • Born June 14, 1990 • Son of Hubert and Resa Lenczowksi

Sophomore Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. • Peninsula

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Being a member of Navy lightweight crew • Rowing with the first freshman for 2010 spring season and beating Princeton,Yale, Columbia and Penn • Placing fifth at 2010 Eastern Sprints as part of the first freshman boat of the • Beating Georgetown and Harvard as part of the second freshman boat in 2010 • Majoring in economics • Scoring an A on the last three PRTs High School • Rowed for Long Beach Junior Crew for three years and served as team captain in 2009 Personal • Full name is Gregory James Nadal • Born Oct. 28, 1991 in Torrance, Calif. • Son of James and Amelia Nadal • Sister, Sara, rowed at Navy for two years and sister, Rebecca, rowed

Capshaw Nagel

James Lenczowski

Sophomore Palmer, Alaska • Colony

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Walking onto the lightweight rowing team and receiving my red sweatshirt as part of the team • Beating Princeton in my first race and also beating Yale my freshman year • Being one of three Alaskans in the class of 2013 at the Naval Academy • Studying Economics • Weapons detail for Plebe Summer 2011 • Beating Columbia's first freshman boat as a member of the second lightweight boat • My sister attending NAPS and being accepted into the class of 2015 High School • Earned three varsity letters in wrestling and one in football at Colony High School Personal • Full name is Capshaw Horatio Nagel • Born Dec. 5, 1991 in Palmer, Alaska • Son of Peter and Mary Nagel • Father, Peter, played soccer at Yale

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Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • The friends I have made • Earning my red sweater as part of the team and having a successful regular season my freshman year • Winning the class day race in 2011 • Breaking 6:20 on my 2k • 100% on the PRT

Greg Nadal


Pierce Niemiec

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Sophomore Commerce, Mich. • Orchard Lake St. Mary’s

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Beating Princeton and Yale in the first freshman boat in 2010 • Setting a personal record this in the 2K test • Earning my red sweatshirt this year • Winning the class day regatta High School • Earned a total of seven varsity letters at Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, including two in wrestling, two in rowing and three in football • Garnered all-league honors and captained football team as a senior • Helped the St. Mary’s football team to league and regional titles in 2008 Personal • Full name is Pierce Joseph Niemiec • Born July 22, 1990 in Commerce, Mich. • Son of Scott and Mary Niemiec • Father, Scott, played football at Eastern Michigan and brother, Austin, played football at Hillsdale College

J.C. Russell

John Reader

Sophomore Wichita, Kan. • Wichita East

J.C. Russell

Sophomore Vancouver, Wash. • Portland Christian

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • The friends I have made • Earning my red sweater as part of the team • Winning the class day race in 2011 • Breaking 6:30 on my 2k • Whitewater coordinator for the Mountaineering Club • Getting accepted to the Language Study Abroad Program in Germany

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Rowing in the first freshman eight boat as a plebe • Being named to the Superintendant’s List • Having a clean conduct and honor record

High School • Collected a total of seven varsity letters at Wichita High School East, including four in swimming and three in tennis • Garnered all-city honors in tennis and swimming as a senior • Named team captain of tennis and swimming teams his senior year

Personal • Full name is James Christopher Russell • Born July 13, 1990 in Tigard, Ore. • Son of Jim and Christina Russell

High School • Earned four varsity letters in rowing and was named team captain for three consecutive years (2007-09)

Personal • Full name is John Nathaniel Reader • Born March 19, 1991 in Wichita, Kan. • Son of Whitney and Eva-Marie Reader

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James Saylor

Sophomore Baltimore, Md. • St. Paul’s School

High School • Earned four letters in cross country and two in rowing at St. Paul's School • Helped cross country team to conference title in 2006 • Garnered all-conference honors in cross country in 2007 and 2008 • Named captain of cross country team as a senior Personal • Born May 8, 1990 • Son of Lyle and Gloriana

Sophomore West Orange, N.J. • West Orange

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Making the team as a walk-on and winning the second freshman race at the 2010 Eastern Sprints • Maintaining a 4.0 GPA and maxing the most recent PRT • Being a Summer Seminar detailer • Summer Training in Bahrain • Finishing Plebe Year • Being accepted into the UK Scholar Program High School • Earned four varsity letters in wrestling and was a three-time all-conference selection (2007-09) • Three-time letterwinner in cross country • Named captain of wrestling and cross country teams as a senior Personal • Full name is Eric Michael Washkewicz • Born Sept. 15, 1991 in Ft. Bragg, N.C. • Son of Joseph and Theresa Washkewicz

Andrew Tresansky

Sophomore Robbinsville, N.J. • Notre Dame

Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Winning the Eastern Sprints as a freshman and racing at the Head of the Charles as a youngster • Majoring in mechanical engineering and being named to the Superintendent’s List • Attending NOLS pacific northwest • Becoming a MGSP leader • Sea Trials with 12th company High School • Three-year varsity letterwinner in track, cross country and swimming at Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville, N.J. Personal • Born July 31, 1991 in Trenton, N.J. • Son of Tom and Eileen Tresansky Andrew Tresansky

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Of What I’m Most Proud at Navy • Getting the gold medal at the Eastern Sprints in the second freshman boat • First Battalion Midshipman of the Month • Perfect PRT score • Spending time underway on USS Nicholas (FFG-47) • Arabic major, Spanish minor and being named to the Commandant's List • Being a member of Middle Eastern Studies Association, Koranic Studies Group, South Asian Language and Culture Club • Representing USNA at Egyptian Embassy in Washington, DC • First Regimental Restriction Platoon Commander

Eric Washkewicz


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Event Joseph Murtaugh Cup Princeton, N.J. March 27 Eads Johnson Trophy Princeton, N.J. April 3 Columbia Pelham, N.Y. April 10 Georgetown, Delaware Annapolis, Md. April 18 Haines Trophy Annapolis, Md. April 24 Callow Cup Philadelphia, Pa. May 1 Eastern Sprints Worcester, Mass. May 16 IRA Camden, N.J. June 5

2010 SPRING RESULTS

1st Varsity Princeton - 5:58.7 Navy - 6:05.4

2nd Varsity Princeton - 6:10.0 Navy - 6:10.8

Navy - 5:39.8 Yale - 5:41.3

Yale - 5:48.8 Navy - 5:53.0

Navy - 6:13.8 Columbia - 6:18.1

Navy (2V) - 6:28.4 Columbia - 6:30.8 Navy (3V) - 6:31.2 Navy - 6:11.3 Georgetown - 6:17.1 Delaware - 6:19.6 Harvard - 5:59.7 Navy - 6:03.8

3rd Varsity Navy (3V) - 6.24.7 Princeton - 6:26.8 Navy (4V) - 6:36.9 Yale - 5:52.7 Navy - 5:56.1

1st Freshman Navy - 6:19.1 Princeton - 6:25.5

2nd Freshman

Navy - 5:49.1 Yale - 5:51.3

Navy - 6:04.0 Yale - 6:14.8

Navy (1F) - 6:34.2 Navy (2F) - 6:39.8 Columbia - 6:50.4 Navy - 6:10.4 Delaware - 6:15.6 Georgetown - 6:23.3 Harvard - 6:14.6 Navy - 6:17.2

------Navy - 6:31.8 Georgetown - 6:56.2

Navy - 5:52.5 Penn - 5:54.5 St. Joseph’s - 6:12.4

Navy - 5:59.3 Penn - 5:59.7

------Navy (3V) - 6:27.8 Navy (4V) - 6:36.9 Georgetown - 6:52.2 Harvard - 6:06.9 Navy (3V) - 6:07.3 Navy (4V) - 6:15.3 Navy - 6:04.9 Penn - 6:08.03

Grand (5th overall) 1. Princeton - 5:41.149 2. Harvard - 5:43.417 3.Yale - 5:43.730 4. Dartmouth - 5:46.021 5. Navy - 5:46.209 Grand (2nd overall) 1. Princeton - 5:36.065 2. Navy - 5:37.059 3. Harvard - 5:38.017

Grand (5th overall) 1. Princeton - 5:47.268 2.Yale - 5:49.038 3. Cornell - 5:51.278 4. Harvard - 5:53.025 5. Navy - 5:53.174 -------

Grand (3rd overall) 1. Cornell - 5:50.389 2. Harvard - 5:51.121 3. Navy - 5:54.494 4.Yale - 5:54.895 5. Princeton - 6:00.424 -------

Navy - 6:03.2 Georgetown - 6:08.9 Delaware - 6:08.9 Harvard - 5:52.2 Navy - 5:57.7

Navy finishing second at the IRA Regatta

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Navy (2F) - 6:24.7 Harvard - 6:33.7 Navy (3F) - 6:35.5

Navy - 5:59.2 Navy (2F) - 6:04.4 Penn - 6:11.1 St. Joseph’s - 6:26.4 Grand Final (5th overall) Grand Final (First overall) 1. Cornell - 5:48.454 1. Navy - 6:05.197 2. Harvard - 5:48.782 2. Harvard - 6:12.466 3. Princeton - 5:53.873 3.Yale - 6:16.103 4.Yale - 5:54.184 4. Dartmouth - 6:16.522 5. Navy - 5:56.382 5. Georgetown - 6:30.910 -------------


NAVY LIGHTWEIGHT CREW HISTORY

1931 Navy lightweights win their dual with Syracuse; lose a dual race to Penn and then place third at the National Henley Regatta in Philadelphia, Pa.

1933 Navy lightweights win their only dual with MIT, then go on to take third place at the National Henley Regatta in Philadelphia, Pa., behind Princeton and Columbia. 1934 Navy lightweights win their only dual race with Columbia.

1956 Navy lightweight JV wins bronze medal at the EARC Sprints. 1957 Navy lightweights, coached by Hubbell Davidson ’45, win both duals with Penn and MIT and lose to Princeton. Navy then goes on to place fifth at the EARC Championships. Navy lightweight JV crew and plebe first boat win the EARC Sprints. 1958 Navy lightweight JV wins bronze medal at the EARC Sprints. 1960 Navy lightweight varsity and JV crews win silver medal at the EARC Sprints. 1961 Navy lightweight varsity wins bronze medal and JV crew wins gold at the EARC Sprints. 1962 Navy lightweights, coached by Lt. White, go through an undefeated season to win the first EARC Lightweight Championship in the history of Navy crew. 1969 Navy lightweight JV team wins bronze medal at the EARC Sprints. 1970 Navy lightweight JV and first plebe boat win bronze medals at the EARC Sprints. Navy finishes third in “Jope Cup” (team points standing for EARC League). 1971 Navy lightweight JV wins silver medal at EARC Sprints. Navy finishes third in Jope Cup standings. 1972 Navy lightweight varsity and JV teams win bronze medals at the EARC Sprints. Navy finishes third in Jope Cup. 1974 Navy lightweight JV wins bronze medal at the EARC Sprints. 1975 Navy lightweight varsity wins silver medal and JV wins bronze medal at the EARC Sprints and place second in Jope Cup.

1977 Navy varsity wins silver medal at the EARC Sprints. 1978 Navy first plebe boat wins silver medal at the EARC Sprints. 1979 Navy lightweight JV boat wins silver medal at the EARC Sprints. 1980 Navy JV boat wins bronze medal and first plebe boat wins gold at the EARC Sprints. 1981 Navy lightweights place second at the Head of the Charles, losing only to the Canadian National Team. They go on to the San Diego Crew Classic for the first time and take fourth place in the grand finals. Team later wins both the Haines Cup (Harvard) and the Callow Cup (Penn) and take fifth place at the EARC Sprints Championship. 1986 Navy lightweights have a 4-2 record and win the Callow Cup (Penn) en route to a sixthplace finish at the EARC Sprints. 1987 Patrick Manion takes over as head coach Navy lightweight crew team. First plebe boat wins bronze medal at the EARC Sprints. 1988 The Navy lightweights have a 2-2 record in winning the Callow Cup (Penn) and placing fourth at the EARC Sprints. 1991 Mike Hughes takes over as head coach of Navy lightweight crew team. 1993 Navy wins the Crawford Bay Crew Classic and goes 5-2 en route to taking seventh place at the EARC Sprints. 1995 Cmdr. Jim Snead '73, takes over as head coach. Third varsity wins gold medal at the EARC Sprints (varsity) and competes in the IRAs for the first time, taking fifth place in the Grand Finals. 1996 Major Greg Morrison '77, takes over as head coach. The Navy lightweights have a 2-2 record and place fifth in the grand finals at the IRAs. 1997 Dale Hurley ’89, takes over as head coach of Navy lightweight crew team. 1998 Lightweight plebes place first and second at the Belly of the Carnegie. 1999 Navy lightweights win the Patriot League Championship. Plebe crew finishes in fifth place in the first boat and wins gold in the second boat at the EARC Sprints. 2000 Navy lightweights compete in the San Diego Crew Classic for the second time in the his-

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tory of the program, finishing third in grand finals. Plebes capture the top-two slots at the Belly of the Carnegie. Varsity secures an automatic bid for 2001 Head of the Charles by placing fifth overall and fourth among colleges at 2000 regatta. 2001 Navy placed fifth at the season-ending IRA National Championship Regatta. At the end of the spring season, Rob Friedrich replaces Dale Hurley as the head coach of the lightweight program. 2002 Navy's varsity places second at the IRA National Championship. Second varsity wins Cornell Trophy for first time since 1961. Navy team places second in Jope Cup team-point standings. 2003 The Mids win three medals at the Eastern Sprints, with the freshman boats sweeping the Gold Medals for the first time in Navy history. 2004 The Mids posted the best season in the program’s history. The varsity boat ended the regular season with an undefeated record, won the Eastern Sprints title and the IRA National Championship. Navy would go on to reach the semifinal round at the Royal Henley Regatta in London, England. The crew was selected as the EARC’s Crew of the Year, while head coach Rob Friedrich was tabbed as the EARC Coach of the Year. The crew also qualified for the Navy Hall of Fame. 2005 Navy placed all five of its boats into the grand finals at the Eastern Sprints, winning both freshmen events and winning two additional medals. 2006 Navy won the program’s first Jope Cup (overall team points title) at the Eastern Sprints. 2007 The Mids repeated as Jope Cup champions, while the second and third varsity crews won individual boat titles at the Eastern Sprints. 2008 Navy landed all five of its boats in the grand finals at the Eastern Sprints, winning in the second varsity, third varsity and second freshman races. The Midshipmen went on to finish second in the grand finals of both the varsity eight and varsity four with coxswain races at the IRA National Championship. 2009 Under head coach Nick Baker, the Midshipmen went 4-3 and won the Callow Cup for the ninth-straight year. Navy completed the year with a fourth-place showing at the Eastern Sprints and sixth-place effort at the IRA National Championship. 2010 In his first year as head coach, Steve Perry led Navy to a 6-2 record and a second-place finish at the IRA Regatta. The Mids held on to the Callow Cup for the 10th consecutive season and reclaimed the Eads Johnson Trophy for the first time since 2007.

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1935 Navy lightweights win their dual with Ithaca College. Navy then finishes a close fourth at the American Henley Regatta in Philadelphia, behind Princeton, Penn and Columbia.

1976 Navy lightweight JV wins silver medal at the EARC Sprints.


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NAVY TROPHY RACE RESULTS Callow Cup

Presented to the winner of the varsity race between Navy and Penn. The trophy is Named after Russell “Rusty� Callow, who coached at both Penn and Navy.

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Navy 29; Penn 26 Year 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966

Winner Penn Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Penn Navy Penn Penn

Haines Trophy

Presented to the winner of the varsity race between Navy and Harvard. The trophy is named after Bert Haines, Harvard lightweight head coach from 1936-52. Harvard 43; Navy 8 Year 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975

Winner Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Navy

1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988

Penn Penn Penn Navy Navy Navy No Race Penn Penn Penn Penn Penn Penn Penn Navy Penn Navy Navy Navy Navy Penn Navy

1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Penn Penn Penn Penn Penn Navy Penn Navy Penn Penn Penn Penn Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy

1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Navy Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard Harvard No Race Harvard Harvard Harvard

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Harvard Harvard No Race No Race Harvard Navy Navy Navy Harvard Navy Harvard Navy Harvard Harvard

Eads Johnson Trophy

Presented to the winner of the varsity race between Navy and Yale. The trophy is named after Eads Johnson, the captain of the 1934 Yale lightweight rowing team and a 20-year member of the U.S. Navy. Navy 4; Yale 3 Year 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Winner Navy Navy Yale Navy Yale Yale Navy

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Joseph Murtaugh Cup

Presented to the winner of the varsity race between Navy and Princeton. The trophy is named after the former Princeton and U.S. lightweight rowing coach. Princeton 2; Navy 1 Year 2008 2009 2010

Winner Navy Princeton Princeton


NAVY LIGHTS AT CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTAS

Eastern Sprints Championship Regatta Year 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992

Varsity Boat 5th 2nd 4th 2nd 9th 7th 7th 5th 6th 8th 7th 4th 6th 7th 6th 8th 8th 7th 8th

IRA National Championship Regatta Year 1996 1997-98 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003

Varsity Boat 5th Did Not Race 10th 8th 5th 2nd 7th

Team 6th 2nd 5th 6th 7th 5th 4th 4th n/a 6th 7th 6th 4th n/a 8th n/a 8th n/a 7th

Year 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Year 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Varsity Boat 1st 6th 6th 6th 2nd 6th 2nd

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Varsity Boat 7th 6th 7th 6th 11th 12th 10th 9th 7th 4th 9th 1st 4th 2nd 4th 4th 4th 5th

Team 6th 5th n/a n/a 10th n/a n/a n/a n/a 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 5th

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Year Varsity 2nd Varsity Plebe Team 1955 5th n/a 1956 n/a n/a 1957 5th n/a 1958 4th n/a 1959 n/a n/a 1960 2nd n/a 1961 3rd n/a 1962 T-1st n/a 1963 8th 6th 1964 8th 9th 1965 10th 8th 1966 9th 9th 1967 6th 8th 1968 7th 8th 1969 Did Not Race 8th 1970 5th 3rd 1971 5th 3rd 1972 3rd 3rd 1973 4th 4th


NAVY REPRESENTING THE U.S. NATIONAL TEAM

Joseph Baldwin ‘61

Men’s 8+, 1960 Olympics

Andy Bigelow ‘84

Olympic Dev 4+

U.S. Olympic Festival

Julian Bowling ’10

Lightweight Men’s 4-

2009 World U-23 Rowing Championship Lightweight Men’s 4

2010 Lucerne World Cup Regatta Lightweight 8+

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2010 World U-23 Rowing Championship

Russell S. Callow

Coach

1952 Olympics, 1957 World Rowing Championship

Sherman R. Clark ‘22

Men’s 8+,

1920 Olympics

Rick Clothier Coach, 1975, ‘83 Pan Am Games; 1987 World University Games

Laurie Coffey '99

Women’s U-23 4X

1998 Nations Cup; World Military Games

Tom Cook ’76

Lightweight Men’s 8+

1976 World Rowing Championship

Sean Couglin ‘87

Men’s 4+

1987 World University Games

Robert M. Detweiler ‘53

Men’s 8+

1952 Olympics

James R. Dunbar ‘55 Men’s 8+, 1952 Olympics William B. Fields ‘54 Men’s 8+, 1952 Olympics Wayne T. Frye ‘54 Mike Gaffney ‘87

Men’s 8+, 1952 Olympics

Men’s 4+

1987 World University Games

Vincent J. Gallagher ‘22 Richard A. Glendon

Men’s 8+

1920 Olympics

Coach

1903, ‘29 World Rowing Championship;

Richard J. Glendon

1920 Olympics

Coach

1920 Olympics; 1923 World Rowing Championship

Edwin D. Graves ‘21 Men’s 8+, 1920 Olympics Tim Griffith ‘81 J. T. Hall ‘87

Mens 4+

Karin Hughes ‘91

Women’s 2X

1997 World Rowing Championship; 1999 Pan Am Games

Mike Hughes

Coach, World Military Games

Virgil V. Jacomini ‘21 Men’s 8+, 1920 Olympics Donald H. Johnston ‘22 William C. Jordan ‘21 Chad Jungbluth ‘91 Clyde W. King ‘22

Michael Kerrigan ’10

Kevin Proctor ‘82

Men’s 8+

Men’s 8+, 1920 Olympics Lightweight Men’s 4

2010 Lucerne World Cup Regatta Lightweight 8+

2010 Lucerne World Cup Regatta

Lou Lindsey

Men’s Spare

1995 World Rowing Championship Coach, 1960 Olympics

William C. Long ‘61 Men’s 8+, 1960 Olympics Dan Lyons ‘91

Men’s 8, 4-, 2+

1981, ‘83, ‘85, ‘86, ‘87 World Rowing Championship

Charles D. Manring ‘52 Vince McCall ‘07

1988 Olympics

Men’s 8+

1952 Olympics

Men’s 4+

2006 World Rowing Championship

Andrew McMarlin ‘91 Brad McMillen ‘93

Men’s 2X,

1995 National Team

Alden Mills ‘91

Men’s 8+

1982 World Rowing Championship

Pat Flood ‘90

Dale Hurley ‘89

Men’s 8+, 1991 Pan Am Games Lightweight Men’s 8+, 4-, 2-

1990, ‘91, ‘92, ‘94, ‘95 World Rowing Championship

Alden R. Sanborn ‘22

Lyman S. Perry ‘61 Steve Perry

Men’s 8+

1920 Olympics

Men’s 8+

Men’s 4+

1977 World Rowing Championship 1980 Olympic Team

Jim Schofield ‘84 Bill Serad ‘89

Olympic Dev 4+

U.S. Olympic Festival

Men’s 8+, 1991 Pan Am Games

Frank B. Shakespeare ‘53 John Shields ‘93

Men’s 8+

1952 Olympics

Olympic Dev 8+

U.S. Olympic Festival

Jimmy Sopko ‘05

Lightweight Men’s 4

2010 Lucerne World Cup Regatta Lightweight 8+

2010 World U-23 Rowing Championship

Edward G. Stevens, Jr. ‘54

Men’s 8+

1952 Olympics

Men’s 8+

1960 Olympics

Men’s U-23 8+

1996 Nations Cup

Gayle Thompson ‘61 Men’s 8+, 1960 Olympics William Vuillet ‘05

Lightweight Men’s 4

2005 World Rowing U-23 Championship

Lightweight Men’s 8+

Charles S. Walsh

Coach

Men’s 8+

John Walters ‘84

Men’s 8+

1952 Olympics

Men’s 8+, 1960 Olympics Coach

U.S. U-23 World Championships, 2008-09

Tom Phelan ‘89

U.S. Olympic Festival

1982 World Rowing Championship

Ryan Tewell ‘96

1989 World Rowing Championship

Richard F. Murphy ‘54

Olympic Dev. 8+

Olympic Dev 4+

U.S. Olympic Festival

Men’s 8+, 1960 Olympics

Brian Hood ‘82

Lewis Rhodes ‘94

Warren Sweetser ‘60

Edward P. Moore ‘20 Men’s 8+, 1920 Olympics Paul Montanus ‘89

U.S. Olympic Festival

Olympic Dev 8+

U.S. Olympic Festival

Mark Moore ‘61

2009 World U-23 Rowing Championship

Olympic Dev. 8+

Dan Sayner ‘79

1986 World Rowing Championship

2008 World U-23 Rowing Championship

Chet Reily ‘94

2009 World U-23 Rowing Championship

Lightweight Men’s 4

Men’s 8+

1982 World Rowing Championship

Tom Savidge ‘82

Lightweight Men’s 4-

Men’s 4X, 1988 Olympics

Lightweight Men’s 4-

Matt Provencer ‘931999 World Military Games

2010 World U-23 Rowing Championship

Mike Lambert ‘95

Men’s 8+

1952 Olympic Games

Men’s 8+

1920 Olympics

Greg Montesi ‘82

Chad Healy ‘09

Henry A. Proctor ‘54

Greg Provencer ‘971999 World Military Games

1991 Pan Am Games

Edward King ’11

Men’s U-23 8+

1996 Nations Cup

Men’s 8+

1920 Olympics

1981 World Rowing Championship Lightweight Men’s 8+

Dean Phillips ‘97

Olympic Dev. 4+

U.S. Olympic Festival

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1932 World Rowing Championship

1986-87 National Team Member; 1988 Olympics

Robert Wilson ‘60

Men’s 8+, 1960 Olympics

Howard T. Winfree ‘61

Men’s 8+

1960 Olympics


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At the Naval Academy, beating Army is important. Plebes yell “Beat Army!” in Bancroft Hall, “Beat Army!” is on every weight in the Naval Academy weight rooms, and alums and fans alike scream “Beat Army!” at the end of Blue & Gold, the Naval Academy’s alma mater.

Jess Palacio, Women’s Track

Navy has dominated Army in all sports, posting a winning record against the Black Knights in 36 of the last 39 years and winning the N-Star series 14-consecutive years. Navy has claimed the overall series win in 17 of the last 18 seasons. 23 of Navy’s 32 varsity sports have the potential to take part in the Army-Navy rivalry each year.

The annual showdown between the two rivals in each sport is deemed the Star Game with the players from the winning team receiving a Star for their lettersweaters. For those sports that face Army multiple times in a season, the Star Game isdesignated prior to the start of the year.

Carissa Youker, Women’s Soccer

Wes Powell, Men’s Soccer

ARMY–NAVY ALL-TIME SERIES Army-Navy Record ............Navy leads, 917-696-39 (.567)

ARMY–NAVY – THE LAST 14 YEARS (1996-97 to 2009-10) Navy's Overall Record vs. Army ............. 272-156-6 (.634) Navy's Star-Game Record vs. Army ......... 204-97-6 (.674)

ARMY–NAVY – THE 2009-10 SEASON Navy's 2009-10 Overall Record vs. Army ....... 16-13 (.552) Navy's 2009-10 Star-Game Record vs. Army . 11-10 (.524)

NAVY’S 2009-10 STAR GAME VICTORIES Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Men’s Cross Country, Sprint Football, Women’s Swimming & Diving, Men’s Swimming & Diving, Football, Women’s Basketball, Wrestling, Women’s Indoor Track & Field, Women’s Outdoor Track & Field

2009-10 STAR GAME HIGHLIGHTS FOOTBALL The Navy defense kept Army out of the end zone for the third-consecutive year, while junior quarterback Ricky Dobbs ran for a touchdown and threw for another as the Mids beat the Black Knights for the eighth-consecutive time, 17-3, at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The win gave Navy the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy for the seventh-straight year.

Ricky Dobbs, Football

MEN’S SOCCER Sophomore Wes Powell calmly drilled a penalty kick in the 98th minute to lift the Navy men's soccer team to a 1-0 Star Gamevictory over Army in a driving rainstorm. Glenn Shober, Wrestling

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WOMEN’S SOCCER Navy scored with just 25 seconds left in the opening half and junior Carissa Youker added an insurance goal in the 64th minute, leading the Mids to a 2-0 victory over archrival Armybefore a Glenn Warner Soccer Facility record crowd of 2,627.

Chey Arvin, Women’s Basketball

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY Led by junior standout Andrew Hanko's winning performance, the Navy men's cross country team produced each of the top-three times and captured the N-Star for the 10th time in 13 years with a 19-41 victory over Army at the West Point Golf Course.

Brad Cash, Sprint Football

WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING Navy claimed its 21st consecutive win over Army by winning 15 events and setting seven records en route to a 202-95 victory over the Black Knights. MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING Senior Adam Meyer set three school records to lead the Mids to a 236-64 win over Army, their 19th in a row.

Adam Meyer, Men’s Swimming

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Junior Angela Myers and freshman Chey Arvin combined to score 27 of Navy’s 54 points, while stingy defense late in the game led Navy to a 54-48 victory over Army at Christl Arena. The win was Navy's first in the Star Game since 2003, its first Star Game victory in West Point since 2000 and allowed theMids to record their first regular season sweep of the Black Knights in seven seasons. WRESTLING Navy won eight of the 10 bouts, including team captain Glenn Shober’s upset victory over the eighth-ranked wrestler in the country, to claim a 26-6 victory over Army. It marked the 10th straight win by Navy in a series dominated by the Midshipmen, 44-5-5.

WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD Senior team captain Abby Gesecki won two events and ran a leg on Navy's meet-clinching 4x400 relay to lead Navy to a 94-87 victory over the Black Knights in Annapolis. Winners of 10 of the last 12 meetings, Navy has won five meets in a row over Army.

Kellie Darmody, Women’s Swimming

WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD Winning its fifth N-Star in the last six years, the women’s track & field team was led by a trio of double-event winners in Ashley Bucholz, Jess Palacio and Amanda Phelps, who guided Navy to a 107-93 victory over Army at Shea Stadium.

Andrew Hanko, Men’s Cross Country

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SPRINT FOOTBALL Quarterback Tyler Terronez threw a nine-yard touchdown pass to Brad Cash with 1:51 left in the game to propel the Midshipmen to a 7-6 N-Star win at Army. The win was Navy's 11th straight against the Black Knights, dating back to the 2004 season.


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As the undergraduate college of the Naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the academy for four years, graduating with bachelor of science degrees and reserve commissions as ensigns in the Navy or second lieutenants in the Marine Corps. Naval Academy graduates serve at least five years as Navy or Marine Corps officers.

Founded in 1845 by Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft, the Academy started as the Naval School on 10 acres of old Fort Severn in Annapolis with an original class of 55. In 1850 the Naval School became the United States Naval Academy. A new curriculum went into effect requiring midshipmen to study at the Academy for four years and to train aboard ships each summer. Congress authorized the Naval Academy to begin awarding bachelor of science degrees in 1933. Today, the Academy offers 18 major fields of study, a wide variety of elective courses and advanced study and research opportunities. USNA MISSION STATEMENT “To develop midshipmen morally, mentally and physically and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, honor and loyalty in order to graduate leaders who are dedicated to a career of naval service and have potential for future deployment in mind and character to assume the highest responsiblities of command, citizenship and government.�

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CLASS OF 2014 FACTS Enrollment ................................ 1,245 (982 men, 263 women) Applicants ...................... 17,417 (13,450 men, 3,967 women) Class Rank in High School, Top 10% ............................. 50% Class Rank in High School, Top 33% .............................. 82% HS Participation, Student Body Leader ......................... 61% HS Participation, National Honor Society ...................... 58% HS Participation, Varsity Athlete ..................................... 90% HS Participation, Varsity Team Captain ......................... 63% HS Participation, Community Service............................. 85% NAVY ASSIGNMENTS Graduates of the Naval Academy entering the Navy do so as Ensigns and have the following service options available to them: • Aviation -- flight officer, pilot • Nuclear Propulsion -- ships, submarines • Restricted Line and Staff Corps -- civil engineering, cryptology, intelligence, maintenance, medicine, meteorology/oceanography, supply • Special Operations -- explosive ordinance disposal, explosive ordinance management, mine countermeasures, operational diving and salvage • Navy SEALs • Surface Warfare -- conventional, nuclear powered • Submarines

MARINE CORPS ASSIGNMENTS Graduates enter the Marine Corps with a rank of Second Lieutenant. Those officers entering the Marine Corps have the choice of serving one of the following fields: • Aviation -- air command and control, anti-air warfare, aviation maintenance, aviation supply, pilot, naval flight officer • Ground -- armor, artillery, communications (information systems), engineering, financial management, infantry, logistics, military police

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USNA QUICK FACTS Location ........................................................... Annapolis, Md. Founded ............................................................................. 1845 Superintendent ................ Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, USN Commandant of Midshipmen ... Capt. Robert E. Clark II, USN Enrollment.......................................................................... 4,400


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From the first athletic competition played on the gridiron in 1879 to Navy's recent triumphs, several events, people, rivalries and personalities have shaped the entire Naval Academy athletic program. Below is a look at just some of the history and traditions that make Navy one of the most storied programs in all of collegiate athletics.

ANCHORS AWEIGH "Anchors Aweigh" was written by Lt. Charles Zimmermann, Musical Director of the Naval Academy in 1906, with the lyrics provided by Alfred H. Miles of the Class of 1906, as a fight song for the 1907 graduating class instead of the usual class march Zimmermann had composed for previous classes. The song made its debut at the 1906 Army-Navy game, and when the Midshipmen won the game, the song became traditional at this game. It gained national exposure in the 1920s and 1930s when it was heard on the radio and was in a number of popular movies. In 1997 a one-hour documentary on the history of Navy football, titled "Anchors Aweigh for Honor and Glory", was produced by NFL Films. The film was deemed a success by both critics and fans alike. Here are the words: Stand Navy down the field, Sails set to the sky, We'll never change our course, So Army you steer shy. Roll up the score, Navy, Anchors Aweigh, Sail Navy down the field, And sink the Army, Sink the Army Grey

BILL THE GOAT The first recorded use of a goat mascot for Navy athletic teams was in 1893 when an animal named El Cid (The Chief) was turned over to the Brigade by young officers of the USS New York. El Cid helped Navy to a 6-4 triumph over Army that year. Two cats, a dog, and a carrier pigeon have also enjoyed brief reigns as the Navy mascot, but goats have served without interruption since 1904. Bill XXXII and XXXIII and XXXIV are the current mascots. They are taken care of by 15 goathandlers made up of five midshipmen from the first, second and third classes. The goathandlers undergo rigorous training prior to handling Bill on the field. BLUE & GOLD This song was written in 1923 by Cmdr. Roy DeS. Horn, USN (Ret.) with music composed by J.W. Crosley. Following every home athletic competition, the team faces its fans with their hands on their heart and sings the following notes:-

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 The Blue Angels perform an air show along the Severn River on the northern bank of the Academy each spring during Commissioning Week.

Now, colleges from sea to sea May sing of colors true; But who has better right than we To hoist a symbol hue? For sailors brave in battle fair, Since fighting days of old, Have proved the sailor's right to wear The Navy Blue and Gold

 The Navy football team gathered for the traditional singing of the Blue & Gold following its win over Air Force in 2009, its seventh-consecutive win over its rival. Below: The men’s lacrosse team sang an emotional rendition of Blue & Gold following its overtime victory over rival Johns Hopkins in 2010.

MIDSHIPMAN The word midshipman first appeared in English in the 17th century in the form of the word midshipman to designate those men who were stationed "amidships," i.e. in the waist or middle portion of the vessel, while on duty. By 1687, however, the second 's' had been dropped to give the current form of the word. Midshipmen were originally boys, sometimes as young as seven or eight, who were apprenticed to sea captains to learn the sailor's trade.

In the early days of the American Navy, midshipmen trained aboard ship until they were eventually commissioned as ensigns. With the founding of the Naval Academy in 1845, it became possible, as it still is, for a midshipman to enter the Navy directly from civilian life. The name of students at the Naval Academy changed several times between 1870 and 1902, when Congress restored the original title of Midshipman, and it has remained unchanged since.

TECUMSEH The familiar Native American figurehead facing Bancroft Hall and Tecumseh Court has been an Annapolis resident since 1866. Originally, the figurehead of the USS Delaware was meant to portray Tamanend, the great chief of the Delawares. It developed that Tamanend was a lover of peace and did not strike the fancy of the Brigade. Looking for another name, Midshipmen referred to the figurehead as Powhatan and King Philip before finally settling on Tecumseh, the fierce Shawnee chieftain who lived from 1768-1813. The original wooden statue was replaced after some 50 years in the open weather by a durable bronze replica, presented by the Class of 1891. It is considered a good-luck "mascot" for the midshipmen, who in times past would throw pennies at it and offer left-handed salutes whenever they wanted a 'favor', such as a sports win over West Point, or spiritual help for examinations. These days it receives a fresh coat of war paint and is often decorated in various themes during football weeks and other special occasions such as Commissioning Week.

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ENTERPRISE BELL From the bridge of the famed World War II aircraft carrier, it has been a part of the Naval Academy tradition since 1950. The late Admiral Harry W. Hill, then Superintendent, was instrumental in bringing the "E" Bell to Annapolis. It rings when the Academy observes Morning Colors and also during special ceremonies when Navy scores a majority of victories over Army in any one of the three sports seasons. The bell also rings during Commissioning Week for those teams that beat Army and have not participated in a previous bell-ringing during the academic year. The bell is stationed in front of Bancroft Hall.


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Located on Dorsey Creek just a few hundred yards from the Severn River, construction of “The Boathouse” was completed in 1930 and was designed to accommodate Navy’s lone men’s rowing team of 40 members. Since then, however, an additional two teams have been added to the program and the number of athletes competing has increased five-fold to its present day 200 rowers. To accomodate this increase, the three-story building has undergone several remodeling efforts over the years. In October 2009, Hubbard Hall began its $16-million reconstruction process that is expected to be finished by Fall 2011.

Once completed, the facility will include the following state-of-the-art amenities: • Renovated shell storage area and new small boats’ bay • Larger locker rooms for both the men and women’s teams

• 16-person, state-of-the-art, motor-driven, indoor rowing tank

• Three erg/training rooms holding 100 ergometers • New video/team meeting room and industrial laundry facility • Renovated Banquet and Trophy room with balcony overlooking College Creek

• Expanded offices for the entire Navy coaching staff • New workshop for rowing shell repair

• Three separate visiting team locker areas

• Cardio/weight area for maintenance training • Repaired and expanded wharf and floating dock system

• New geo-thermal heating and cooling system

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FIRST-RATE FACULTY & STAFF The Naval Academy's philosophy of education stresses attention to individual students by highly qualified faculty members who are strongly committed to teaching. Classes are small, with an average size of fewer than 18 students and a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. All courses at the Naval Academy are taught and graded by faculty members, not by graduate assistants.

 Women’s soccer’s Shelley Moeller (‘10) was a Third-Team Academic All-America honoree in 2009. Moeller was also a member of the Navy’s women’s lacrosse team.

Our 600-member faculty is an integrated group of officers and civilians in nearly equal numbers. Officers bring fresh ideas and experiences from operational units and staffs of the Navy and Marine Corps. The academy's civilian faculty members give continuity to the educational program and form a core of professional scholarship and teaching experience. Working together closely, these military and civilian faculty member form one of the strongest and most dedicated teaching faculties of any college or university in the United States.

MAJORS Students at the Naval Academy can select one of 53 different majors within 22 fields of study. The 22 fields of study are grouped into three different divisions: Division of Engineering and Weapons (aerospace engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, general engineering, mechanical engineering, Naval architecture, ocean engineering), Division of Math and Science (chemistry, computer science, general science, information technology, mathematics, oceanography, physics) and the Division of Humanities and Social Science (Arabic, Chinese, economics, English, history, political science, quantitative economics). In addition to graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science, students can attain a minor in one of seven different languages.

 Beth Reed (‘10) was a First-Team Academic All-America selection for women’s soccer. Reed also played for the Navy women’s basketball team.

Students who excel at the Naval Academy have many opportunities to challenge and advance themselves through several special programs -- Trident Scholars, Honors Programs, and Voluntary Graduate Education Program (VGEP). Track and field athletes Kayla Sax and Tyrell Arment were part of the 10-member Trident Scholar program’s Class of 2010. SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS In addition to furthering their education at schools across the country, students at the Naval Academy annually are in competition for several prestigious scholarships. Since Navy's first Rhodes Scholar, E. Van Meter ('28), a total of 45 Naval Academy graduates have received the Rhodes Scholarship, including 12 since 2001. Among Navy's most recent recipients is former baseball player Trevor Thompson ('05). 24 grads have won George C. Marshall Scholarships, including 14 since 2000. Standout swimmer Kelly Zahalka ('09) was a recipient of both the Harry S. Truman and Gen. George C. Marshall Scholarships, which paved the way for her to study for two years in the United Kingdom.

 Kayla Sax (‘10) was a recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, becoming the ninth honoree from the Naval Academy.

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Women's track and cross country runner Kayla Sax ('10) became just the ninth student from the Naval Academy to be awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which will enable her to contribute to research focused on alternative energy sources at the University of Cambridge in the coming year. Both soccer's Beth Reed ('10) and track 's Mark Van Orden ('10) were awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships and will be pursuing graduate degrees before resuming their respective naval careers on a full-time basis.

 Football’s John Dowd (‘12) was a Second-Team Academic All-America honoree in 2009-10.

 Evan Barnes (‘08) is one of four Navy student-athletes to have been honored as First-Team Lowe’s Senior All-America as part of the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.  Track and field’s Mark Van Orden (‘10) was a

recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship and will pursue a graduate degree beginning the 2010-11 academic year.

ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS Naval Academy student-athletes have totaled 75 Academic All-America certificates over the years, with 42 of those awards coming since the start of the 1999-2000 academic year. USNA student-athletes have garnered eight awards during the 2009-10 academic year. The 2009-10 honorees included women’s soccer first-team selection Beth Reed (‘10), second-team football honoree John Dowd (‘12), women’s soccer third-teamer Shelly Moeller (‘10), first team rifle selections Liz Leckie (‘10) and Kenan Wang (‘11), men’s swimming first-team honoree Alex Buck (‘11), third-team men’s lacrosse selection Joe Lennon (‘10) and men’s track & field first-teamer Mark Van Orden (‘10). In addition to earning first-team status, Reed also became the first Naval Academy Academic All-American to receive the top award for her respective sport, as she was named the Division I Women’s Soccer Academic All-American of the Year – the highest academic honor bestowed upon any Division I women’s soccer student-athlete. GRADUATION SUCCESS RATE For the fifth year in a row, the United States Naval Academy is at the head of the class for graduating NCAA student-athletes on the Division IA level. Navy graduated 100 percent of its student-athletes in 10 of the 20 NCAA sports reported on and averaged an overall rate of 98 percent for student-athletes in all sports – the second-highest mark nationally among Football Bowl Subdivision schools.

LOWE’S SENIOR CLASS AWARD Navy has been well represented in the nomination process for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, started in 2001 by Dick Enberg in response to the growing trend of men's basketball players leaving school early for the NBA. The award honors the attributes of senior student-athletes in four areas: classroom, community, character and competition. Navy has produced four first-team honorees in their respective sports over the last four years, highlighted by 2008 grad Evan Barnes, who was men’s soccer’s inaugural award winner in 2007. He, women’s basketball player Kate Hobbs ('07), women's soccer's Lizzie Barnes ('08) and men’s lacrosse’s Andy Tormey (‘09) each were named to the Lowe's Senior All-America First Team.

 Kelly Zahalka (‘09) was a recipient of both the Harry S. Truman and Gen. George C. Marshall scholarships.

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Additionally, sprint football players Tyler Hawkins ('10) and Ian Cameron ('12) were among 10 midshipmen selected for a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship, which will allow for them to study Arabic this summer in Egypt and Jordan, respectively.


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The Naval Academy is located in historic Annapolis, the capital of the State of Maryland. Annapolis was founded in 1640 as Anne Arundel Town and later became the first peacetime capital city of the United States of America in 1783. Annapolis, named to honor Queen Anne of England, was granted a royal charter as a city in 1708. Annapolis can also lay claim to having been a capital of the United States. From November 1783 to August 1784, the Continental Congress met in the State House. It was here that they accepted George Washington’s resignation as commander-in-chief and ratified the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War.

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The colonial heritage of Annapolis is still evident as the city boasts more buildings from the 1700s than any other city in the country. The heart of downtown Annapolis has also been designated a National Historic District. Many fine examples of colonial architecture, including the State House, Hammond-Harwood House, Chase-Lloyd House and the William Paca House and Gardens, are open to visitors. In August, 2009, Annapolis was named a Top Ten finalist for the International Award for Livable Communities, a competition focused on creating livable communities through sound environmental practices.

Annapolis is located on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. The Chesapeake provides natural environs, sightseeing, sailing, fishing and more, helping Annapolis become the sailing capital of the world. The water-lover will also revel in the fact that Maryland has nearly 4,000 miles of shoreline – more than any other state. Within 30 minutes of Annapolis lies both Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, providing entertainment and sightseeing opportunities for residents and tourists alike.

Additional photography credit to www.VisitAnnapolis.org, www.VisitMaryland.org, and www.Baltimore.org.

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 Over 53 million pounds of blue crab were harvested in Maryland in 2009. The Maryland crab harvest makes up more than 50 percent of the annual U.S. catch.


er Harbor is just 30 minutes from Anf Baltimore features Harborplace, the Center, the National Aquarium, B&O American Visionary Art Museum, and MLB’s Baltimore Orioles and the avens.

 Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, is located in Baltimore. The horse industry contributes $1.5 billion annually to the state’s economy. There are over 20,000 horse farms located in Maryland.

 The State of Maryland voted in 1788 to cede land to form the District of Columbia, which soon became our nation’s capital. Washington, D.C., is located 30 minutes west of Annapolis.

 During the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore and was inspired to pen the words to a poem entitled “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which eventually became the national anthem.

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Paul Kostacopoulos Baseball

Billy Lange

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Men’s Heavyweight Crew

Men’s Lightweight Crew

Steve Perry

Mike Hughes

Ken Niumatalolo

Pat Owen

Sho Fukushima

Ian Burman

Jahn Tihansky

Dave Brandt

Men’s Basketball

Men’s Cross Country

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Karen Boyle

Joe Suriano

Richie Meade

Cindy Timchal

Bill Kelley

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Maj. Mitch Maury

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Keith Puryear

Steve Cooksey

Al Cantello

Men’s Lacrosse

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Women’s Lacrosse

Sprint Football

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Rifle

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Football

Intercollegiate Sailing

Golf

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Women’s Crew

Gymnastics

Men’s Soccer

Squash

Men’s Swimming

Bill Roberts

John Morrison

John Officer

Carla Criste

Larry Bock

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Women’s Track & Field

Volleyball

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2011 Navy Lightweight Crew Media Guide