The Hobart and William Smith sailing team took eighth place in the Graham Hall Team Race, and William Smith sailors captured eighth place at the Charleston Women’s Regatta over the weekend.
The HWS sailing team is ranked fourth in the nation in the most recent ICSA College Sailing Rankings.
In Annapolis, Md., HWS posted a 10-12 record to finish eighth out of 16 teams in the Graham Hall Team Race. Senior Austen Anderson, senior Sam Blouin, and junior John Norfleet competed as skippers. Junior Bridget Nannig, junior Catherine Pelo, senior Chris Klevan, sophomore Julia Oak, junior Johnny Davenport and junior Kathryn Moloney made up the crew.
HWS came out of the round robin with a 9-6 record which put them in seventh place. HWS logged wins over Charleston, Wisconsin, Eckerd, N.Y. Maritime, Clemson, Old Dominion, Cornell, Navy and Washington College. The top 8 teams advanced to the gold races. HWS recorded a 1-6 record in the gold round, picking up a win over Brown, which put them in eighth place overall.
At the Charleston Women’s Regatta in Charleston, S.C., sophomores Arielle de Lisser and Jane Rew claimed fourth place in the A Division. The duo notched four finishes in the top six. In the B Division, first-year Liana Folger, sophomore Morgan Gould and sophomore Adele Huffine finished eighth and recorded one first place finish.
HWS will be back in action March 10-11 when it competes in St. Mary’s Md., at the St. Mary’s Team Race. William Smith sailors will also be in action this weekend in Annapolis, Md., at the Navy Spring Women’s Race.