David Marshall ´09 Honored on ICSA All-Academic Team
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has recognized 20 outstanding scholar athletes by their selection to the 2009 ICSA All Academic Sailing Team. David Marshall ´09 of Jamestown, R.I. has been honored as a First Team selection for the Connecticut College sailing program.
To be honored, student-athletes who maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a scale of 4.00, were a key starter or reserve member of their school´s sailing team, and who had reached junior standing at his or her institution of learning in order to be considered eligible for this distinction.
Marshall earned high marks for his academic and athletic excellence at Connecticut College. This past year, Marshall was named a Winthrop Scholar, the College ´s highest academic honor awarded to members of the senior class who demonstrate exceptional scholarship, personal fitness and promise.
During commencement weekend, Marshall was recognized by the athletic department as the co-recipient of the prestigious Brown/Brooks award. Established by the Class of 1984, the Award is given to the outstanding male and female student-athletes who best represent the graduating class in scholarship, leadership and sportsmanship.
On the water, Marshall helped lead the Camels to a pair of New England Sloop Championships. Marshall contributed to the Camels´ fifth place finish in the 2007 Sloop National Championship. In the spring of 2008, Marshall returned to his home state of Rhode Island to play an integral role in the Camels´ fifth place showing at the ICSA National Dinghy Championship in Newport.
Marshall received his degree in biology and anthropology this past May
October 15, 2009