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Brendan Kopp Named Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Brendan Kopp of the Harvard sailing team is the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for Sept. 12. Kopp skippered all 10 races in the A division to lead the Crimson to second place in the division and overall in the season-opening Harry Anderson Trophy regatta Saturday and Sunday at Yale.

Competing against 20 schools, Kopp, with the help of crews Sarah Pierson and Richard Bergsund, placed in the top half of the field eight times, earned four top-four finishes and won one race. With 147 points, Kopp and the Crimson edged the host Bulldogs by one point for second place, trailing only Wisconsin.