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Nikki Obel
Position: Crew
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Marina del Rey, CA
High School: Marymount
Major: Undeclared

As a Sophomore (2014-2015) 

• Made her season debut at the Hatch Brown Trophy (Sept. 20)
• With Max Kohrman, helped Stanford finish third at the Stoney Burke Regatta with a fourth-place finish in the B-division (Oct. 18)
• Took fourth place in the C-division of the Pacific Coast Championship with Scott Buckstaff (Nov. 15)
• Helped Stanford finish second at the Aaron Szambecki Team Race (Mar. 28)
• Contributed in the Cardinal’s third-place finish at the Lynne Marchiando Team Race (Apr. 4)
• Helped Stanford win the B-division and overall title at the Mark Healy Coed Conference Championship (May 2)
• Sailed in the Laserperformance Team Race Nationals as a crew, helping Stanford take third (May 31)
• Participated in the Gill Coed Nationals, in which Stanford finished 11th (Jun. 4)

As a Freshman (2013-14)

• Placed fifth in division-B at the Boston Dinghy Cup to lead Stanford to a first-place result (April 20)
• Finished first in division-A, helping secure a first place team finish at the Lynne Marchiando Regatta (March 30)
• Contributed to the third-place finish at the Aaron Szambecki Team Race (March 23)
• Was a member of the first-place Cardinal that went 14-0 at the St. Mary’s Team Race (March 9)
• Went 18-0 at the McIntyre Team Race to place first (March 2)
• Placed 11th in division-A and seventh in division-B, to contribute to a fourth-place team finish at the Navy Fall Women’s Intersectional (Oct. 12)
• Finished fifth in division-B and sixth in the team results at the SMC Fall Interconference (Sept. 28)

The Obel File

• Competed for Del Rey Yacht Club (2009-2013)
• 2012-2013 SCYYRA Sailing Team member
• First at 2013 C420 Nationals
• First at 2012 Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta
• Second in 2012-2013 Perry Series
• Fifth in 2011 C420 Pacific Coast Championship
• Second in 2010 CFJ Nationals
• 2012 Sportsmanship Award at Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta
• 2010 ASMBYC Junior Yachtsman of the Year
• 2010 Del Rey Yacht Club Most Outstanding Sailor Award
• 2009 Del Rey Yacht Club Sportsmanship Award
• Daughter of Rick and Brigitte Obel
• Has two sisters, Cassie and Samantha
• Enjoys running, baking and reading