2017-18 ICSA & MAISA All-Academic Teams

Every year, MAISA and ICSA acknowledge students who have excelled both on and off the water. The Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association recognizes those who have participated in 8 or more regattas and have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the academic year. The Intercollegiate Sailing Association recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition in at least 7 events while excelling at the highest academic level by maintaining a 3.3 cumulative GPA or higher over their four years. Penn Sailing has 9 sailors on MAISA All-Academic team and 3 on the ICSA All-Academic team for the 2017-18 season:


  • Emelia Bartusiak, a freshman studying Business
  • Joseph LaForgia, a freshman studying Computer Science
  • Tanner Probst, a freshman studying Business
  • Kelly Hanlon, a freshman studying Business
  • Jenna Weiner, a freshman studying Economics
  • Ava Esquier, a sophomore studying Urban Studies
  • Dana Hackett, a sophomore studying Nursing
  • Keen Butcher, a senior studying Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics
  • Carolyn Kearney, a senior studying Material Science & Engineering, Art History, and Mathematics


  • Keen Butcher (Houston, Texas), Senior, Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics
  • Carolyn Kearney (Toms River, N.J.), Senior, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics
  • Lucy Sergeant (Charlestown, Mass.), Senior, Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, American Public Policy

Congratulations to these sailors for being dedicated team members while maintaining academic discipline!