Sailing Posts Two Top-10 Marks

Sailing Posts Two Top-10 Marks

In their second weekend of competition, the Harvard sailing team placed eighth at the Stu Nelson Trophy and ninth at the Central Series 1 (Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  – In its second weekend of fall competition, Harvard sailing recorded two top-10 finishes at the Stu Nelson Trophy and the Central Series One.

At the Stu Nelson Trophy, the women's team posted six top-five finishes, placing eighth overall with 213 points. Sailing for Harvard in the A-division was Taylor Ladd and Kristin Anderson with Lucy Wilmot and Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj in the B-division. The regatta was hosted by Connecticut College and featured 18 competitors.

The freshman made their mark at the first Central Series of the season, finishing ninth overall with 185 points. Taylor Gavula and Emma Wheeler posted two top-five finishes in the A-Division, while Jessica Williams and Divya Arya secured four top-five placements in the B-division. The Crimson was unable to reach Yale who finished the regatta in first place with 97 points.

At the Hatch Brown Trophy, the Crimson posted eight top-five finishes against the fleet, and was able to finish ahead of Connecticut College and Brown, who earned 520 and 524 points, respectively. Harvard finished 10th with 515 points.

The Crimson was able to post 11 top-five finishes during the regatta, but Harvard was unable to crack the top-10 during the final scores at the Nevins Trophy. Nick Sertl and Christine Gosioco raced in the A-division and earned 225 points. In the B-division, Jackson Wagner and Catherine Tang earned 179. Andrew Puopolo and Kevin Coakley raced in the C-Division, posting 112 points, and assisted the Crimson to a 12th place overall finish. The regatta was hosted by U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York and featured 20 challengers.

The Crimson sets its sights on the New England Singlehanded Championships Sept. 24-25 at Connecticut College. Harvard is also set to compete at the Hood Trophy at Tufts and Amanda Trophy at Roger Williams next weekend.