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ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Taylor Gavula
Taylor Gavula
Year: Junior
Hometown: Villanova, Pa.
High School: The Agnes Irwin School
Major: Environmental Science and Public Policy

Sophomore • 2016-17
Elected captain for the 2017 season ... Sailed in the B-Division of the Jerry Reed Trophy, finishing 11th ...  Saw action at the Presidents Trophy ... Competed at the Emily Wick Trophy, finishing 15th with 356 points ... Sailed for Harvard at the Dellenbaugh Women’s Trophy, finishing 12th overall … Finished fifth at the Duplin Team Race … Sailed in the A-Division at the Charleston Women’s Regatta and earned a ninth-place finish … Competed at the Atlantic Coast Women's Championships with Emma Wheeler in the B-Division, consistently placing within the top-five and finishing ninth overall ... Paired with Emma Wheeler at the Mike Horn Trophy to assist to a 3-6 mark ... Partnered with Emma Wheeler at the Victoria Urn Trophy and earned 86 points ... Saw 11 top-10 placements and 143 points at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl ... Competed in the A-Division at the Yale Women's Regatta in the A-Division, securing a 17th place finish ... Assisted to a sixth place finish at the Toni Duetsch Regatta ... Sailed in the A-Division at the Central Series 1 and placed ninth overall.

Freshman • 2015-16
Sailed to 10th place in the B-division as skipper at the Toni Deutsch Trophy ... Finished ninth at the NEISA Women's Singlehanded Championship ... Skippered the B-division vessel at the Women's Yale Interconference Regatta ... Helped Harvard sail to 11th at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl ... Finished 12th at the Victorian Urn ... Aided the Crimson to a fifth-place result at the Mike Horn Trophy Team Race. 

Before Harvard
Skippered with the Bay Head Yacht Club since 2005-present … Sailed on the Long Island Sound Sailing Team from 2009-present … Participated on the US Sailing Development Team Sperry Topsider in 2014 … Graduated from The Agnes Irwin School in 2015 with highest honors … Won senior excellence in French … Participated in Hives for Lives Club from 2011-15, the Akilah Club from 2011-2015 and Philly AIDS Walk in 2014.

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS