Sailing Places Second at Southern New England Team Race, Fifth at Geiger, 10th at St. Mary’s

Sailing Places Second at Southern New England Team Race, Fifth at Geiger, 10th at St. Mary’s

Harvard matched its result from last year at the Southern New England Team Race (Athletic Communications).

NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Harvard sailing team tallied a second-place finish at the Southern New England Team Race, while tallying a fifth and 10th-place mark at the Ike Geiger Team Race Regatta and the St. Mary's Women's Interconference Regatta, respectively.

The Crimson finished the Southern New England Team Race with a record of 7-2 over the course of the two-day event. Skippers including Nick Sertl, Marek Zaleski, and Andrew Mollerus, and crews of Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj, Julia Lord, and Sydney Karnovsky sailed in FJ vessels to second place behind Brown, matching its result from last year. Harvard secured wins over Boston College, Bowdoin, Boston University, Cornell, St. Mary's, Tufts, and Rhode Island.

Harvard finished fifth of eight teams at the Ike Geiger Team Race Regatta hosted by MIT. Skippers including Dylan Farrell, Juan Carlos Perdomo, Nicholas Karnovsky, Jackson Wagner, and Andrew Puopolo, and crews of Christine Gosioco, Catherine Tang, Alejandra Resendiz, and Kevin Coakley finished the two-day event with a 10-11 record. After the first and second rounds, Harvard held a 9-5 advantage, but fell in the final round with 1-6 mark with its lone victory being over Rhode Island.

At the St. Mary's Women's Interconference Regatta, Harvard finished 10th out of 18 teams in the two-day event. The A-division of Taylor Ladd and Kristin Anderson tallied 148 points, good for fifth-place in the division, while the B-Division of Taylor Gavula and Lena Episalla totaled 180 points. The two divisions combined for 20 top-10 marks in the 36-race regatta

The Crimson will compete in two regattas March 26-27, including the NEISA/MAISA Team Race, hosted by Boston College and the Friis Trophy Team Race, hosted by Coast Guard Academy. Sailors will also compete in the one-day BU Team Race Invitational on March 26.