CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Harvard sailing team posted top-10 finishes in each of its four races across New England this weekend, April 21-22. The Crimson gained its highest placement at the Admirals Cup with a fourth-place finish, while also placing sixth at the George Morris Trophy, seventh at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup and ninth at the NEISA Women's Championship/Reed Trophy.
With only one day of racing due to weather constraints, Harvard tallied 147 points for a fifth-place mark at the Admirals Cup. Nick Sertl and Christine Gosioco recorded a second-place finish in the A-Division with 46 points, while Nicholas Karnovsky and Jessica Williams finished just two points shy of 13th place with 101 points in 14th in the B-Division.
At the George Morris Trophy, the Crimson secured 153 points for a sixth-place finish, just five points shy of Boston College in fifth. In the A-Division, Dylan Farrell and Lena Episalla registered 79 points for seventh place, while Andrew Puopolo and Iulianna Tarista finished fifth in the B-Division, contributing 74 points to the Harvard's score.
Despite tough weather conditions, Harvard and MIT hosted the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup on the Charles River this weekend, where the Crimson earned a seventh-place finish after a head-to-head tiebreaker with Yale. Eli Burnes and Kevin Coakley gained the Crimson's highest score in B-Division, finishing fifth after another head-to-head tiebreaker with Boston University.
Harvard traveled down to Coast Guard for the NEISA Women's Championship/Reed Trophy, securing a ninth-place finish in the 17-team field, narrowly missing Connecticut College iby four points n eighth place. Taylor Ladd and Kristin Anderson earned a ninth-place finish in the A-Division for the Crimson, contributing 83 points to Harvard's 157 overall.
The Crimson will compete in the NE Dinghy Championship and the Women's Team Race National Invitational next weekend, April 28-29, for its last races in regular season competition this year.