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  Marissa Lihan
Marissa Lihan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


04/21/2014

Intercollegiate Sailing Qualifies for Women's National Championship

Mids will be the hosts of the National Championship at the end of May.

04/15/2014

Intercollegiate Sailing Places Third at the Truxtun Umsted Regatta

Navy competed in three events this past weekend.

04/07/2014

Intercollegiate Sailing Qualifies for ICSA Team Nationals

Mids place third at the Prosser Trophy and eighth at the Wick Trophy.

03/24/2014

Navy Intercollegiate Sailing Report

Mids competed in three events last weekend.

03/18/2014

Intercollegiate Sailing Places Third at Graham Hall Team Race

Mids also place seventh at the St. Mary's Women's Regatta.

As a Sophomore: Marissa sailed B Division for the Women's team and has competed in a total of 16 events as a sophomore with a top performance of finishing fifth of 18 at the ICSA Women's Singlehand National Championship. Another regatta of note is her performance in B Division at the Navy Fall Interconference regatta where she finished third of 17 teams.

As a Freshman: Marissa has competed primarily in the women's events this year with an impressive total of 17 regattas as a freshman. Among Marissa's top finishes was an appearance at the ICSA Women's Singlehanded National Championships, hosted by St. Petersburg Yacht Club in Florida. Marissa was one of the youngest sailors at the event and finished in 7th place in the competitive 18-team field. Marissa also qualified and competed as the A division skipper at the National Semi-Finals in the Spring.

Prior to Navy: Grew up sailing in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for the Lauderdale Yacht Club and Coral Reef Yacht Club. Captain of the St. Thomas Aquinas High School team. Member of the U.S. Sailing Development Team, National Honor Society, and National Latin Honor Society. Daughter of Thomas and Dana Lihan, sister of Sarah. Majoring in English. Loves writing and traveling.

04/26/14 at America Trophy All Day
04/27/14 at America Trophy All Day
05/27/14 ICSA Womens Nationals All Day
05/28/14 ICSA Womens Nationals All Day
05/29/14 ICSA Womens Nationals All Day