Harvard Sailing Takes Third at the Lark Invitational

Harvard Sailing Takes Third at the Lark Invitational

Emily Lambert and Alexandra Jumper were the A-division duo at the Captain Hurst Bowl this weekend. (Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Harvard sailing team secured six top-three finishes between the A and B divisions, during the regattas five races, lifting the Crimson to a third-place showing at the Lark Invitational Sunday afternoon. Harvard also sailed in the Captain Hurst Bowl, placing 13th in a field of 22 teams during the two-day regatta.

The all-sophomore team of Ames Lyman and Alice Kenny finished second in three of the five races in the lark Invitational at Tufts, registering 18 points total and third place in the A division. Sophomore Luke O'Conner skippered the B-division team with junior Nicholas Gordon, as the pair secured two third-place finishes and came in first on the last race of the regatta. The duo tallied 20 points, good for third in the division. The Crimson finished the day four points shy of second-place Boston University, with host Tufts winning.

In the Captain Hurst Bowl at Dartmouth, the A-division duo of junior Emily Lambert and senior Alexandra Jumper used a string of four-straight top-10 finishes to place  10th in their division, earning 160 points overall. Harvard went with youth in its B-division squad as freshman Michael Drumm skippered a team with fellow classmates Sara Pierson and Ansel Duff splitting time as crew. The trio completed the weekend with four top-10 finishes and 187 points total. Harvard concluded the regatta with 347 points overall, placing 13th. Roger Williams won, with Dartmouth and Boston University filling out the top three places respectively.

Harvard now prepares for a busy weekend coming up, as five regattas are on tap for the Crimson, with the Hoyt Trophy, Stu Nelson Trophy, Oberg Trophy, BC invitational and BU invitational all taking place Oct. 22-23.