Sailing Earns Top 10 Placement at Captain Hurst Bowl

Sailing Earns Top 10 Placement at Captain Hurst Bowl

Sailing earns its 16th top-10 placement of the fall season (Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The Harvard coed and women's sailing teams divided for two regattas this weekend Oct. 14-15, traveling to Dartmouth for the Captain Hurst Bowl and the Yale Women's Interconference Regatta.

In an 18-team field, the Crimson secured a seventh-place finish at the Captain Hurst Bowl. After facing challenging weather on the first day, Harvard finished the weekend with 198 points, just one point shy of sixth place Boston College. Nick Sertl, Christine Gosicio and Jessica Williams posted a seventh-place finish in the A-Division after triumphing in a head-to-head tiebreaker with Tufts. In the B-Division, Nick DiGiovanni, Eli Burnes, Zennie Wey and Kevin Coakley added 65 points to Harvard's total for a fifth-place finish.

At the Yale Women's Interconference Regatta, the Crimson placed 14th overall in the 18-team field, posting 323 points. In the A-Division, Taylor Ladd and Kirstin Anderson earned five top-10 finishes, totaling 148 points and narrowly missing 13th place Tufts by seven points. Taylor Gavula and Tess Avery secured three top-10 placements, contributing 175 points for the weekend.

What's Next?
Harvard will split up to compete in four regattas next weekend, Oct. 21-22. The coed team will race in MIT/Northeastern's Oberg Trophy, Brown's Hoyt Trophy and Boston College's Central Series 6, while the women's team will sail in Dartmouth's Mrs. Hurst Bowl.