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  Taylor Grimes
Taylor Grimes

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Newport Beach, CA

High School:
Newport Harbor


Human Biology

One of four seniors who the young team will look to for leadership...began sailing at a local summer camp in Lido 14s when she was only six years old...progressed into single-handed Naples Sabots until she entered high school and launched her successful years in CFJs...competed as a resident of Lido Isle and member of Newport Harbor Yacht Club from a young age.

2007-08 (Junior): First place, B-division, USF Women's Intersectional...fifth place, B-division, Navy Spring Women's Regatta...third place, B-division, Dellenbaugh Women's Regatta...sixth place, B-division, Women's Collegiate National Championship in 2008...All-PCCSC team, women's skipper.

2006-07 (Sophomore): Fourth place, B-division, Women's Collegiate National Championship...All-American honorable mention...All-PCCSC team, women's skipper.

2005-06 (Freshman): First place, B-division, Women's Collegiate National Championship in 2006...Stanford block "S" award for outstanding female athlete of the freshman class.

Prior to Stanford: Member of Newport Harbor High School varsity sailing team for three years...captain in 2004-2005...contributed to team's seventh-place finish in the 2004 Mallory...second place finish in the 2005 Mallory...seventh place at the 2005 Baker.

Cardinal Catalogue: Majoring in human biology with a concentration in international health...spent the 2007 fall quarter studying at Stanford's Bing Overseas Studies Program in Florence, Italy...the youngest of four, with two brothers and one, Gary Grimes, sailed for the Naval Academy for four years and was captain his senior year in 2006.