MIT Sailing Climbs Up National Rankings

Seniors Hanna Vincent and Iris Xu

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming off numerous strong performances, the MIT coed and women's sailing teams moved up three spots in their respective Sperry – Top Sider College Rankings. The women's squad is the highest-standing Division III program as they are now eighth while the coed unit claimed 16th.

A member of the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association, the coed poll featured 10 squads from the conference as the women's side claimed eight spots. The Engineers will do battle with many of their nationally-ranked foes this weekend at the Atlantic Coast Championship and the Women's Atlantic Coast Championship after wrapping up local competition this afternoon at the Dark of Night Invitational.