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94 Alexander Smigelski '79
Alexander Smigelski '79
Title: HOF Class of '94

Alexander Smigelski was a four-year letter winner on the Academy’s sailing team and the 1979 recipient of the Stedman Trophy. Recognized as one of Kings Point’s top sailors, Smigelski was named to the ICYRA All-American Sailing Team for three straight years. In the 1978-’79 season, Smigelski skippered the Mariners to the Collegiate National Dinghy Championship and helped the Mariners capture 21 first-place trophies. He culminated his brilliant career by being voted the 1979 Sailor of the Year. Since graduation, Smigelski has continued his sailing career. He has competed for the U.S. Olympic Team and captured Men’s National Sailing Championship in 1991.