June 12th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — June 11, 2014

RFH Team Sails to Victory at

2014 State Championship Regatta

RFH sailing team members celebrating their NJISA Championship are, from left, Teddy Schroeder, Addie Sellig, Charlotte List, Billy Perkins, Connor Swikart, Michael Munger, and Evan Lenza.

Rumson — The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School sailing team was crowned champion at the 2014 New Jersey Interscholastic Sailing Association (NJISA) League State Championship Regatta on May 17.

The RFH team earned nine first-place finishes in sixteen races held at the Shrewsbury Sailing and Yacht Club in Oceanport, besting the competition with 30 points overall.

The team was led by RFH senior skipper Connor Swikart and sophomore crew Teddy Schroeder in “A” division, and senior skipper Charlotte List and sophomore crew Addie Sellig in “B” division. Additional team members contributing to the day’s success were seniors Evan Lenza, Tommy Lyons, and Billy Perkins, and sophomore Michael Munger.

Eleven teams competed in Monmouth University’s fleet of FJ Class sailboats in the event, which was sponsored by the University and the Shrewsbury Sailing and Yacht Club.

Runners-up in the Regatta were second-place winner Christian Brothers Academy with 44 points, and third-place finisher Shore Regional High School with 61 points.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT –

Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Public Relations

mkampfe@rumsonfairhaven.org or 908-347-8885