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  Marissa Lihan
Marissa Lihan


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


Intercollegiate Sailing Places Third at the Truxtun Umsted Regatta

Navy competed in three events this past weekend.


Intercollegiate Sailing Qualifies for ICSA Team Nationals

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


Navy Intercollegiate Sailing Report

Mids competed in three events last weekend.


Intercollegiate Sailing Places Third at Graham Hall Team Race

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


Intercollegiate Sailors Place Second at Navy Spring Women's Regatta

Mids also took fifth at the St. Mary's Team Race

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.

04/19/14 at Admirals Cup All Day
04/19/14 at Greater NY Dinghy Regatta All Day
04/19/14 at MAISA Womens Spring Dinghy All Day
04/20/14 at MAISA Womens Spring Dinghy All Day
04/20/14 at Greater NY Dinghy Regatta All Day