Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley will proclaim February 1, 2010 a statewide day of celebration in honor of the St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) Sailing Team. The Governor will present the SMCM Sailing Team with a certificate honoring its 2009 Collegiate National Championship victory. The proclamation will take place at 5:45 p.m. at The Maryland State House, Governor’s Reception Room, Annapolis.
On June 3, SMCM won the 2009 ICSA/GILL Co-ed Dinghy National Sailing Championship in San Francisco, the Super Bowl of intercollegiate sailing. This marked the third time in program history that SMCM has captured the Co-ed Dinghy National Championship. Yale University came in second, followed by Georgetown University.