July 25, 2024

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Intercollegiate Sailing Scores a Pair of Third-Place Finishes

Intercollegiate Sailing Scores a Pair of Third-Place Finishes

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Navy intercollegiate sailing workforce experienced still an additional active weekend of level of competition, with the Midshipmen competing in a dwelling regatta and two competitions on the road.
 
At dwelling, Navy hosted the Jen Harris Team Race, named after Navy Sailing alumnus Capt. Harris, USNA course of 2000. Harris was commissioned Maritime Aviation and compensated the best sacrifice for the duration of a rescue mission in Iraq in 2007, with her courage staying an inspiration to the recent sailing staff and a reminder that Navy’s sailors have created a fantastic determination to their state.
 
On the drinking water, rain blended with unstable light-weight winds built Saturday very complicated, as competitors ended up only equipped to full a third of the 1st spherical in winds from all instructions, but Sunday was a substantially nicer working day, with sunny skies and northwest winds allowing for much more races to be finished. Navy’s workforce of juniors Aubin Hattendorf, Catey Aitken and Julia Christie, sophomores Evie Blauvelt, Linnea Forsberg and Maggie Schuler and freshman Ava Farley compiled a 2-5 file on the weekend to complete seventh over-all in the eight-staff women’s function.
 
The Admiral Moore Staff Race, hosted by the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Level, N.Y., observed ailments that ended up conducive for a great deal far more racing, when ten teams from about the region created a significant level of competition. Saturday saw an unconventional easterly breeze that led to very puffy and shifty winds, as a entire spherical-robin was finished and Navy highly developed to Sunday’s Gold-6 round. On the 2nd day, a warm westerly breeze permitted for terrific racing as Navy superior to the final 4 and wound up in 3rd area, putting up a 9-8 combined file as a result of all rounds. Sailing for the Midshipmen as skippers were senior Gavin McJones, sophomore Cooper Walshe and freshman Nathan Smith and Jack Welburn, although the crews were being seniors Colin MacGillivray and Jonah Hatt, junior Madeline Smith, sophomore Ryan Wahba and freshman Ellie Alex.
 
Navy’s 3rd event of the weekend was the Hanbury Trophy, hosted by Christopher Newport College in Newport Information, Va. A 14-group fleet race, the regatta featured teams from the MAISA and SAISA conferences, thus racing was tight and Navy uncovered by itself in a a few-way fight for the guide most of Saturday with Princeton and NC Condition. On Sunday, Princeton pulled away to assert the victory however, leaving the Wolfpack in 2nd and the Midshipmen in 3rd, as sophomore Tanner Kelly and freshman Ella Niehoff teamed up to end third in the “A” Division whilst sophomore Rober Ziman and freshman Margo Cicero have been fourth in the “B” division.
 
Navy returns to motion April 1-2, sailing at Cornell’s Finger Lakes Women’s Team Race in Ithaca, N.Y., as perfectly as the Vietor Trophy at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.