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Deirdre Lambert Named Quantum Women's Sailor Of The Year

Jun 03, 2014   |   ICSA

The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year was announced during an awards presentation at the Robert Crown Center at the U.S Naval Academy after racing at the Sperry Top-Sider Women’s National Championship. This is awarded annually to an individual who has performed at the highest level of competition in district and national championships. The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) All-America committee evaluates with great detail all of the finalists’ results and calculates the winner. ...

Deirdre Lambert
Dartmouth engineering major Deirdre Lambert. (Photo by Brian Schneider Photography)

... For the second year in a row, Deirdre Lambert has been named the Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year. Lambert just won the Sperry Top-Sider Women’s Nationals with her team and she won A-division handily, 41 points ahead of second place. She has proven to be deserving of this honor.

“It’s really awesome and definitely a team success. It’s great, I couldn’t imagine this happening again,” Lambert says. She also adds, “It’s really great for our team to be National Champions again, too.”

Lambert fell in love with sailing at a young age when she learned to sail at Portland Yacht Club in Maine. She comes from a sailing family and has enjoyed competing at the collegiate level.

Lambert will be a senior next fall at Dartmouth, where she is studying biomedical engineering.

Link to source:

http://collegesailing.org/blog/news/deirdre-lambert-named-quantum-womens-sailor-of-the-year/