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HWS sailing takes 2nd on Seneca Lake

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team placed second out of 14 in the HWS Fall Intersectional on Seneca Lake over the weekend. The team was also in action at the Carl Van Duyne Trophy, at the Moody Trophy (7th out of 17), and at the Navy Women’s Intersectional (6th out of 16).

Sophomore Austen Anderson and first-year Bridget Nannig won the B division on Seneca Lake with a score of 44. They finished nine of the 14 races in the top-2, including five victories. In the A division, junior David Thompson and sophomore Chris Klevan posted a 96 for seventh place after finishing in the top-5 in six races, including two wins.

Senior John Moulthrop narrowly missed qualifying for the ICSA Men’s Singlehanded National Championship. He finished fifth in the Carl Van Duyne Trophy with 139 points after placing in the top-5 in seven of 18 races. The top four finishers qualified for nationals. Statesmen sophomore Sam Blouin(13th), first-year Tim Zacher (17th), and junior Sam Padnos (18th) also competed in the regatta.

At the Moody Trophy, senior John Sampson and first-year Haley Olson sailed in the A division, while seniors Ned Turney and Maria Trainor competed in the B division. Turney and Trainor took sixth with a score of 109, and Sampson and Olson finished eighth with a score of 118.

Junior Kelly Crane, senior Meghan Jordan, junior Caroline Patten, senior Emily Pelo, and junior Sarah Yuskaitis represented the Herons at Navy. They combined for a score of 323 for sixth place. Their performance qualified them for the Atlantic Coast Women’s Championships, to be held in Providence, R.I., Nov. 14-15.

The sailing team will be back in action Oct. 17-18, when it competes in the Navy Fall Regatta, the Captain Hurst Bowl, the Yale Women’s Regatta, and the North Fall No. 2.