CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Washington College sailing team finished 11th of 14 teams at the College of Charleston Spring Intersectional this weekend.
College of Charleston Spring Intersectional
How It Happened
- Junior skipper Hannah Schmidt sailed with sophomore crew Allison Cochran (first 10 races) and sophomore crew Griff Rodrigue (final four races) to finish 12th in A Division for Washington. Washington's best race finish in the division was a fifth-place mark in race 10A.
- Senior skipper Alex Smith and junior crew Karlyn Long were 10th in B Division. Their best race finish was a fourth-place mark in race 12B. They were also fifth in race 10B.
- Host Charleston won the regatta by a 68-point margin, winning both divisions. The Cougars, in fact, claimed first place in nine A Division and 12 B Division races. St. Mary's was second at the regatta, followed by Salve Regina in third, Northeastern in fourth, and Navy in fifth.
- Ten races in each division were completed on Saturday. The final four in each division sailed by midday on Sunday.
- Saturday's races sailed in a 5-8 miles per hour southerly. Sunday's breeze remained from the south, but at 8-12 miles per hour with gusts up to 15.
Up Next for the Washington College Sailing Team
3/19&20 hosts Washington College Team Race