Harvard Sailing Takes Seventh at Danmark Trophy

Stokes skippered a second-place B division finish at the Danmark Trophy (Photo courtesy Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In six weekend regattas, the Harvard sailing team garnered four top-10 finishes including a fourth-place showing at the Harvard Invitational 2, a sixth-place finish at the Richard B. Ross College Bowl and seventh-place performances at the Danmark Trophy and the Central Series Four. Harvard also competed in the third Midweek Tech Regatta and the Smith Trophy.

At the 20 team Danmark Trophy intersectional, John Stokes, Meghan Wareham and Marie Appel sailed to a second-place finish in the B division, facilitated by seven top-three finishes, to pace Harvard to a seventh-place overall finish. In the A division, Alan Palmer and Tedd Himler split skipper duties while a trio of Crimson sailors split crew duties sailing to a 10th-place finish in the division.

Sophomore Ryan Byrne captured third at the third Midweek Tech hosted by MIT and fifth in the A division at the Smith Trophy. Sarah Pierson and Byrne sailed together in 14 races over both events, while Isabel Ruane crewed four races with Byrne at the Smith Trophy.

Nick Waldo and Jinyan Zang served as the Crimson's A-division sailors at the Harvard Invitational 2. The pair finished fourth, just four points behind Emmett Weeks and Lauren Krumeich who were the top finishers in the division.

At the five-race Ross College Bowl, Colin Santangelo and Sam Millham finished with 36 points, one ahead of Brown, to give the Crimson a sixth overall finish.

Four freshmen were on the water for the Crimson's seventh-place finish at the Central Series Four. Ben Lamont and Margaret Fulham were paired in the A division while Ames Lyman and Alice Kenney sailed together in the B division.

Harvard is scheduled to sail in the New England Men's Singlehanded Championships at Yale and the Moody Trophy hosted by Rhode Island this weekend.