Senior Brendan Kopp (right) skippered the A-division team
during the Danmark Trophy this weekend, helping to secure a
ninth-place finish during the weekend regatta. (Photo courtesy of
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The Harvard coed sailing team, led by the A-division duo of Brendan Kopp and Sarah Pierson, tallied 256 points and finished ninth at the Danmark Trophy hosted by Coast Guard over the weekend. The Crimson also hosted the Charles River invitational on Sunday and placed 14th.
The pair of Kopp and Pierson earned seven top-10 finishes during the 13-race regatta, accruing 124 points, good for ninth in the A-division. Junior Emily Lambert and freshman Reid Bergsund made up a B-division squad that finished in the top 10 three times, highlighted by a win in the 11th race. Lambert and Bergsund finished with 132 points and 11th in the division. Hobart and William Smith took first-place, with Tufts and Yale rounding out the top three spots by the end of the weekend.