Women’s Sailing Finishes Ninth at Charleston Women’s Regatta

Women’s Sailing Finishes Ninth at Charleston Women’s Regatta

Harvard finished ninth out of 18 competitors (Athletic Communications)

CHARLESTON, S.C.  – The women's sailing team traveled to Charleston, South Carolina to compete in the Charleston Women's Regatta, previously known as the Women's Interconference. The women finished ninth overall after two days of competition on the Cooper River.

Sailing in the A-Division, Taylor Gavula and Kristin Anderson started off the race strong, finishing in the top-five for the three of the first five marks. On Sunday, Gavula and Andreson battled neck-and-neck with South Florida for the eighth position, coming up short by five points. The duo finished the weekend with 82 points overall.

Lucy Wilmot and Alejandra Resendiz competed in the B-Division for the Crimson. On Saturday, the pair pushed off the start within the top-five, staying with the top-10 for all five races. Wilmot and Resendiz took control of the high winds on Sunday, finishing within the top-eight for four of five races. The pair finished the weekend with 46 points, assisting the Crimson to a ninth-place finish overall of 18 competitors.

The coed and women's teams will split up to compete at the Sharpe Trophy Team Race at Brown and the Women's Team Race on the Charles River March 4-5.