CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Spending time at three local races this weekend, the No. 13 Harvard sailing team clinched three top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup. In addition, the women's team punched its ticket to the ICSA Women's Championship with a sixth-place finish at the NEISA Women's Championship, while the coed team secured a seventh-place result at the Morris Trophy hosted by Boston University.
Playing host to the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup, the Crimson cruised to a second-place finish off 134 total points. Nicholas Karnovsky and Jessica Williams led the charge for Harvard, placing first in the C-Division with 38 points. Eli Burnes and Lena Episalla kept the Crimson within the top-3 with a third-place decision in the A-Division, before Henry Burnes and Catherine Tang picked up 49 points in the B-Division to cap the Crimson's performance.
The Crimson women's team closed out the season at the NEISA Women's Championship, claiming a sixth-place result on the Charles River. Emma Kaneti, Emma Jakobson and Lisa van der Sluijs earned a top-five finish in the A-Division, picking up 96 points for the Crimson. Taylor Gavula, Emily Wang, Tess Avery and Christine Gosioco added 144 points of their own to take eighth in the B-Division and clinch a spot at the ICSA Women's Championship.
Rounding out Harvard's weekend on the water, the Crimson coed team took seventh at the Morris Trophy. Andrew Puopolo and Zennie Wey posted a strong fourth-place result in the B-Division, collecting 42 points, while Frankie Doyle and Katie Barkin sailed to a ninth-place finish in the A-Division to wrap up the weekend's competition.
The Crimson coed team travels to Maine to close out the regular season at the NE Dinghy Championship hosted by Bowdoin, April 27-28.