Andrew Sommer
Andrew Sommer
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Duxbury, Mass.
High School: Duxbury
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2011-12: Competed in 16 regattas as the skipper...named to the All-NEISA Coed Skipper second team...finished eighth in the B Division of the Harry Anderson Trophy (9/11)...was the runner-up in the B Division of the Hatch Brown Trophy (9/18) and the A Division of the New England Dinghy Championship (4/15)...claimed fifth place in the A Division of the Hood Trophy (9/25) and the B Division of the Navy Fall Intersectional (10/16)...captured third place in the B Division of the Danmark Trophy (10/2) and the A Division of the Thompson Trophy (4/22)...ranked fourth in the B Division of the Moody Trophy (10/9)...claimed seventh in the A Division of the Erwin Schell Trophy (10/30)...placed 12th in the A Division of the Atlantic Coast Championship (11/13) and the A Division of the Boston Dinghy Cup (3/25)...finished tied for second in the A Division of the Eckerd Intersectional (3/4)...helped MIT rank eighth at the NEISA Team Racing Championship (4/29).

2010-11: Competed in 10 regattas as the skipper...led the A Division boat to a sixth-place finish at the Oberg Trophy (10/24)...ranked eighth in the B division of the Erwin Schell Trophy (10/31)...placed fifth at the Hap Moore Team Race (11/7)...captured first place at the Mendelblatt Team Race (3/19)...guided the A Division boat to fourth place at the Boston Dinghy Cup (3/26)...finished second in the Admiral's Cup B Division (4/23).

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering...completed an internship with Pioneer Natural Resources in Dallas...Kappa Sigma...Gordon Engineering Leadership Program.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Duxbury High School...captain...New England Team Race champions...three-time national qualifier...also captain of the swim team...Seven Letter Varsity Award...Robert Chase Award...three-time league all-star...recipient of league's Sportsmanship Award...salutatorian...Massachusetts Association of Schools Superintendent's Award...American Legion Distinguished Achievement Award...The Partridge Award...Harvard Book Club Award...All-Scholastic Summa Award...National Honor Society...graduation marshal...Presidential Scholar semifinalist...achievement award for math and science.

Personal: Son of Kit and Xiaolan Sommer.