Women's Sailing Finishes Fourth at New England Fall Championship

Women's Sailing Finishes Fourth at New England Fall Championship

THE BASICS:

- Results:

Victorian Coffee Urn - 4th of 16 (163 points)
Nickerson Trophy - 8th of 17 (142 points)
Schell Trophy - 10th of 18 (260 points)

- The Lead: The MIT sailing teams competed in the Fall New England Championships this weekend and saw the women's program take fourth at the Victorian Coffee Urn, the coed team take tenth at the Schell Trophy and the freshmen take eighth at the Nickerson Trophy.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

Victorian Coffee Urn - 4th of 16 (163 points)
A Division - Sixth Place (100 Points)
Skippers: Emily Haig (Beach Haven, N.J.)
Crews: Brooke McGoldrick, 1-8 (Southport, Conn.) & Sarah Caso, 9-14 (Duxbury, Mass.)
*Finished sixth of better in seven of 14 races*
B Division - Second Place (63 Points)
Skipper: Annie Hughes (Guilford, Conn.)
Crews: Noa Yoder, 1-8 (New York, N.Y.) & Tiffany Xi, 9-14 (Foster City, Calif.)
*Won race two; finished third or better nine times*
Nickerson Trophy - 8th of 17 (142 points)
A Division - Tenth Place (79 Points)
Skipper: Dana Haig (Beach Haven, N.J.)
Crew: Jeremy McCulloch (San Diego, Calif.)
*Finished second in race one and third in race eight*
B Division - Fifth Place (63 Points)
Skipper: Alex Abate, 1-6 & 9-10 (Kemah, Texas) & Lulu Russell, 7-8 (Marion, Mass.)
Crews: Maile Jim, 1-8 (Honolulu, Hawaii) & Lulu Russell, 9-10
*won races two and five*
Schell Trophy - 10th of 20 (260points)
A Division - Eighth Place (109 Points)
Skipper: Trevor Long (Hockessin, Del.)
Crews: Julia Cho, 1-6, 11-4 (Cupertino, Calif.) & Marcus Abate, 7-10 (Kemah, Texas)
*Won race seven; finished sixth or better eight of 14 races.*
B Division - 13th Place (151 Points)
Skippers: Ivan Shestopalov, 1-12 (Miami, Fla.) & John Ped, 13-14 (Portland, Ore.)
Crews: Sameena Shaffeeullah, 1-4, 9-10, 13-14 (Danbury, Conn.) & Kaila Pfrang, 5-8, 11-12 (Suffolk, Va.)
*Had best finish of fourth in race four*

 

UP NEXT:

- The MIT sailing team will wrap up its fall season in two weeks as they host the Team Race Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, November 10 and 11.

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