Kai Friesecke
Kai  Friesecke


Ft. Lauderdale, FL

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas


Raising the Bar

Behind an impressive senior class, GW sailing has taken its place on the national stage


Sailing Advances to Finals at Coed National

Colonials finish seventh in Eastern Semifinal


Sailing Heads to ICSA Nationals

Colonials will compete in all three national championships over the next 11 days


Sailing Qualifies for Coed Nationals

GW has qualified for all three spring ICSA national championships for the first time in program history


Sailing Qualifies for Team Racing Nationals

Colonials take second place at Prosser Trophy to earn first-ever nationals berth in Team Racing

2016-2017: Earned honorable mention coed All-American skipper honors as GW finished the season with a second top-15 finish ... Named 2nd Team All MAISA Skipper ... 8th at Gill Coed National Championship, June 2 ... 3rd at MAISA Conference Championship America Trophy, April 30 ... 8th at Thompson Trophy, April 16 ... 5th at Prosser Trophy, April 9 ... 5th at Admiral Moore Team Race, March 26 ... 4th at Navy Team Race, March 19 ... 4th at St. Mary's Team Race, March 12 ... 5th at Bob Bavier Team Race, March 5 ... 4th at War Memorial, Oct. 30 ... 5th at Truxtun Umsted, Oct. 16 ... 5th at St. Mary's Fall Interconference, Sept. 25 ... 5th at Nevins Trophy, Sept. 18.

2015-2016: Helped GW qualify for the ICSA Championship for the first time in program history... 8th at Navy Spring, April 16...8th at MAISA Team Race Championship/ Capt. Prosser Trophy, April 9...15th at Coed Atlantic Coast Championship, Nov. 14...3rd at War Memorial, Oct. 31...7th at Truxtun Umsted, Oct. 17...15th at Moody Trophy, Oct. 10...8th at Hatch Brown Trophy, Sept. 19...2nd at Jack Boehringer '52 Memorial Regatta, Sept. 12.

2014-2015: 11th at America Trophy/MAISA Dinghy Champs, May 2...5th at Navy Spring, April 18...7th at Captain "Joe" Prosser Trophy, April 11...2nd at MAISA Team Race Challenge, April 4...1st at Washington College Team Race, March 21...2nd at GW Team Race, March 7...3rd at Frank Mendleblatt Team Race, Feb. 28...3rd at Atlantic Coast Tournament, Nov. 15...13th at War Memorial, Nov. 1...17th at Navy Fall, Oct. 18...2nd at MAISA South Dinghy Fall Qualifier, Oct. 4...13th at St. Mary's Fall Inter-Conference, Sept. 27...7th at Harry Anderson Jr. Trophy, Sept. 13.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, FL...competed in the Fleet Race Nationals and Team Race Nationals between 2010-2014...finished in third place at the 29er Youth National Championship between 2011-2013...came in third place at the 29er National Championship in 2012 and finished in second place in 2013.

PERSONAL: Born in For Lauderdale, FL...parents are Lisa and Are Friesecke...majoring in Systems Engineering.

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