Mollerus and Karnovsky Sail to Victory at Moody Trophy

Mollerus and Karnovsky Sail to Victory at Moody Trophy

Captains Andrew Mollerus and Sydney Karnovsky recorded their first victory this season at Rhode Island's Moody Trophy (Athletic Communications). 

WAKEFIELD, R.I. – The Harvard sailing team won the Moody Trophy, hosted by Rhode Island, as A-division pairing of senior captains Andrew Mollerus and Sydney Karnosky set the pace.

As Rhode Island and Harvard traded 1, 2 finishes in the first set, sailing had to be postponed due to weather. On day two of competition, Mollerus and Karnovsky recorded two first-place finishes and one second-place mark totaling the lowest points at the regatta, 22 points.

B-division pairing of senior Marek Zaleski and junior Julia Lord assisted Harvard in the triumph with five top-five marks out of the seven races. Both vessels combined for 71 points which helped them secure a 16-point lead over second-place Roger Williams.

Harvard continues its fall season this weekend with seven regattas from Oct. 17-18. Two-day events include the New England Match Race Championship, which will be hosted by Salve Regina and the women will sale at the Women's Interconference Regatta hosted by Yale. The Crimson will also compete in from Oct. 17-18 in the Truxton Umsted hosted by Navy and the Captain Hurst Bowl hosted by Dartmouth. The Norm Reid Team Race, hosted by Boston College, and the FJ/FF Invite, hosted by MIT, will take place on Oct. 17. The Crimson will also sail at the Lane Trophy Team Race, hosted by Tufts, on Oct. 18.