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Sammy Steele
Position: Crew
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
High School: The Branson School
Major: Math & Computational Science

As a Senior (2015-16)

• Finished second at the PCCSC Match Race Championship with Luke Muller and Daniel Ron (Nov. 1)
• Won Stanford’s 11th consecutive Big Sail with Antoine Screve, Axel Sly, J.P. Cannistraro, Noelle Herring and Yuki Yoshiyasu (Nov. 17)

As a Junior (2014-2015) 

• Named to the ICSA All-Academic team
• Made her season debut at the Hatch Brown Trophy with skipper Reinier Eenkema van Dijk (Sept. 20)
• Went 6-0 with Hans Henken at the PCCSC Match Racing Championship (Oct. 4)
• Contributed to Stanford’s fifth-place finish at the Navy Fall (Oct. 18)
• Helped Stanford go 8-0 at both the Jeremy McIntyre Team Race (Feb. 28) and the Graham Hall Team Race (Mar. 21)
• Participated in the Friis Team Race with skipper Will La Dow (Mar. 28)
• With skipper Will La Dow, won the C-division of the Boston Dinghy Cup, helping Stanford claim the oldest trophy in college sailing (Apr. 26)
• Part of the Stanford squad which won the Carter Ford Team Race Championship, the Cardinal’s sixth conference title of the season (May 3)
• Helped the Cardinal finish third at Laserperformance Team Race Nationals (May 31)


As a Sophomore (2013-2014) 

• Placed fifth in division-A with two wins in 14 races to help lead Stanford to a fifth-place result at the Emily Wick Trophy (April 13)
• Finished first in division-A with three wins in nine races to help lift Stanford to a first place result at the St. Francis Interconference (March 30)
• Helped lead Stanford to a third-place finish at the Navy Women’s Spring Intersectional with a third-place result in division-A (March 9)
• Finished first in division-B with two victories in five races at the North #1 (Feb. 9)
• Placed sixth in division-B with two top-five results in four races to help lead Stanford to a seventh-place result at the Rose Bowl Regatta (Jan. 5)
• Placed eighth in division-B to help Stanford earn a seventh-place result at the Victorian Coffee Urn (Nov. 3)
• Helped team finish 11th at the Stoney Burke regatta by finishing 12th out of a field of 27 in division-B, contributing 121 points (Oct. 20)
• Competed in nine regattas on the year

As a Freshman (2012-2013)

• Crewed seven events
• Third at Jan Friis/Lynne Marchiando Team Race and Ferrarone Team Race
• Won John Jackson Memorial Team Race (9-1 overall and 7-0 in the first round)
• Won Jeremy McIntyre Team Race (20-1 overall and 12-0 in final two rounds)
• Third at Nickerson Trophy, finishing sixth in A-Division with Axel Sly as skipper
• Competed in PCCSC Fall JV with Michael Dahl


The Steele File

• Earned four letters in sailing at The Branson School (Calif.)
• Team captain for sailing and tennis squads as a senior
• Sailing team was NorCal’s top-ranked squad from 2009-12
• Finished fourth nationally in 2012
• Daughter of Audi Steele and Michael Borrus
• Born in San Francisco