Sailing Posts Three Top 10 Finishes

Sailing Posts Three Top 10 Finishes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard sailing team tallied three top 10 placements in competition this weekend, racing in the Oberg Trophy, the Central Series 6, the Mrs. Hurst Bowl and the Sherman Hoyt Trophy.

At the Oberg Trophy hosted by Northeastern, the Crimson finished third with 178 points, narrowly missing second-place Tufts by five points. Eli Burnes and Emily Wang posted a first-place finish in the B-Divison, earning seven top-five placements, two of which were first place. In the A-Division, Dylan Farrell and Lena Episalla contributed 75 points to Harvard's overall score. 

Boston College hosted the Central Series 6 this weekend where Harvard placed eighth and 12th overall. Jonas Nelle and Victoria Marquez finished sixth in the B-Division after a head-to-head tiebreaker with Bowdoin College, tallying eight top-five marks. In the A-Division, Owen Schafer, Maria Tarazona Guzman and Emily Malpass posted eight top-10 finishes, adding 108 points to the Crimson's overall 181 points.

In a 16-team field, Harvard's women's team finished in ninth at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl hosted by Dartmouth. The women posted 87 points overall, 10 points shy of eighth place. Taylor Ladd and Kirstin Anderson tallied 36 points in the A-Division earning a fifth place overall finish and posting four top-10 placements. 

At the Sherman Hoyt Trophy hosted by Brown, the Crimson captured a 12th place finish and 292 points in the 18-team field. In the A-Division, Nick Sertl and Christine Gosioco earned 140 points, narrowly missing 10th place Brown by one point. Nicholas Karnovsky and Catherine Tang finished in 13th in the B-Division, tallying six top-10 placements.

What's Next:
Harvard will prepare for three regattas the weekend of Oct. 28-29: the Schell Trophy at MIT, the Nickerson Trophy at Tufts and hosting the Victorian Urn Trophy at Harvard.