The Crimson took seventh place in two regattas last weekend (photo courtesy Gil Talbot).
Cambridge, Mass. – The Harvard coed sailing teams turned in a pair of seventh place finishes in two regattas this past weekend. At the 73rd Owen, Mosbacher and Knapp Trophies at Navy, sophomores Andrew Mollerus and Sydney Karnovsky won four heats to lead the Crimson at the regatta. As a co-host with MIT for the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup, junior Isabel Ruane and freshman Marek Zaleski led the Crimson on home waters with 108 points in Division C.
Mollerus and Karnovsky tallied 110 points on their way to a third place finish in Division B at Navy. The duo finished in the top-five nine times over the course of the weekend. In Division A, senior Jinyan Zang and sophomore Gram Slattery totaled 165 points to finish in 10th place.
Harvard's seventh place team standing came on 275 points. Boston College won the regatta with 269 points, followed by MIT (294) and Brown (298).
At the Boston Dingy Cup, Ruane and Zaleski turned in eight top-five finishes to take fifth place in Division C. Junior Luke O'Connor and sophomore Michael Drumm sailed their way to fifth in Division B, using six top-five placing to total 115 points. Sophomore Brian Drumm and freshman Jacob Bradt took to the waters in Division A, summing 149 points for eighth place.
The Crimson accumulated 372 points for seventh place. Yale claimed the team title with 165 points, beating out Connecticut College (210) and St. Mary's College of Maryland (233).
The sailing team splits its squad three ways March 30-31. The Crimson will compete in the 27th Women's Brad Dellenbaugh Trophy at Brown, Third Mystic Lake Team Racing Invitational at Tufts and the BU Trophy at Boston University.