Harvard Sailing Takes Fourth at Central Series Six

Harvard Sailing Takes Fourth at Central Series Six

The B-division of freshmen Karnovsky and Resendiz led the way for a fourth-place finish at the Central Series Six (Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard sailing was split among four regattas this weekend, claiming fourth at the Central Series Six. The Crimson also placed ninth at the Oberg Trophy, 10th at the Hoyt Trophy and 11th at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl.

The B-division with freshmen Nick Karnovsky and Alejandra Resendiz on Saturday and Kristina Jakobson on Sunday steered the way for a fourth-place finish at the Central Series Six, hosted by Boston College. The pairings sailed to four first-place results and three additional top-five marks in the weather shortened nine-race regatta totaling 31 points. Skipper Dylan Farrell and crew Zoe Kessler, competing in the A-division, tallied eight top-10 finishes in the 12-team contest adding 62 points.

At the 18-team Oberg Trophy, Harvard placed ninth securing seven top-five finishes out of 21 races. The A-division of Nick DiGiovanni and Priscilla Russo totaled 57 points, with the B-division of Jackson Wagner and Divya Arya adding 64 points and the C-division pairings of Andrew Puopolo and Catherine Tang on Saturday and Kristina Jakobson, on Sunday, finished with 75 points.

Harvard traveled to Brown for the Hoyt Trophy, where it sailed to a 10th-place result. Two divisions of vessels sailed in Z420's in the two-day event. Marek Zaleski and Julia Lord, of the A-division, posted two top-10 results in the five-race competition, which was shortened due to the weather, for a total of 62 points. The B-division pairing of Nick Sertl and Nomin Jagdagdorj combined for 39 points and four top-10 marks.

The Crimson hosted the Mrs. Hurst Bowl which was condensed to a one-day event due to weather. Two divisions competed in 10 races with the B-division of Taylor Gavula and Sydney Karnovsky tallied three top-five results totaling 82 points. The A-division pairing of Taylor Ladd and Emma Wheeler sailed to six top-ten finishes adding 92 points to the 174 total, placing the squad 11th among 17 other teams.

The Crimson hosts The Victorian Urn while sending pairings to The Schell Trophy hosted by MIT and The Nickerson Trophy hosted by Tufts from Oct. 31-Nov. 1.