Sailing Places Fifth at Wood Trophy

Sailing Places Fifth at Wood Trophy

The Crimson hosted its first of three spring regattas this weekend (Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard sailing team finished fifth at its own Wood Trophy Team Race, while also tallying a seventh-place and a 13th-place mark at the St. Mary's Team Race and the Women's Navy Regatta, respectively, on Sunday.

With skippers Juan Carlos Perdomo, Nick DiGiovanni, Jackson Wagner, and Dylan Farrell, and crew of Christine Gosioco, Catherine Tang, and Lena Episalla, Harvard was able to finish fifth among eight teams at the Wood Trophy Team Race, hosted by the Crimson. The team tallied a 7-10 record with a 6-8 mark after day one. Harvard surpassed Fordham, Boston University, Penn, and MIT once, while posting a 2-0 record against Brown. In the Silver Round 1, Harvard finished first, fifth, and sixth against Brown while also losing to Boston University with third, fourth, and fifth-place marks, but beating Fordham posting first, second, and fifth place tallies.

At the St. Mary's Team Race, Harvard finished seventh among 10 teams tallying a 4-5 record with a 1-2 mark after day one of competition. With little to no wind, the teams teams at Navy did not compete on Saturday, as Sunday was more suitable to race in. At St. Mary's, after defeating Brown for its lone victory on Saturday, the Crimson clinched three more triumphs against George Washington University, Cornell, and Boston University on Sunday. The skippers included Andrew Mollerus, Marek Zaleski, Nick Sertl and crews of Sydney Karnovsky, Julia Lord, and Nomin Erdene-Jagdagdorj.

In an all-women's regatta at Navy, the Crimson posted a 13th-place mark against 18 other teams. The B-division of Taylor Gavula and Divya Arya finished with 48 points, while the A-division of Taylor Ladd and Kristen Anderson tallied 66 points, for a total of 114.

Harvard competes in three more regattas including the Southern New England Team Race (Connecticut College), the Geiger Trophy Team Race (MIT), and the St. Mary's Women's Regatta (St. Mary's) from March 19-20.