Harvard finished second at the Owen/Mosbacher/Knapp Trophy (Athletic Communications).
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Harvard coed sailing competed in four regattas around the Northeast, finishing no lower than seventh with three top-four results. The Crimson had its best outing at the Owen/Mosbacher/Knapp Trophy, coming in second, while also finishing third at the Oberg Trophy and fourth at Savin Central Series Four.
Racing Z420's at the Yale-hosted Owen/Mosbacher/Knapp Trophy, Harvard ended as the runner-up. Brian Drumm and Jacob Bradt placed third in the A-Division, tallying one win and six top-three results. Sailing in the B-division, Andrew Mollerus and Sydney Karnovsky wound up second with five wins and did not finish lower than seventh.
Harvard took third at the Oberg Trophy, where FJs and NC Fireflies were raced. Nick Sertl and Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj finished third in the A-Division with two wins and 10 top-fives, Matthew Mollerus and Ari Gross took fourth in the B-Division with one win and seven top-fives, and Bennett Capozzi and Adam Brodheim sailed to third in the C-Division with one win and eight top-fives.
Sailing 420s at Savin Central Series Four, the Crimson turned in a fourth-place result. Taylor Ladd and Kristina Jakobson raced to sixth in the A-Division, ending with eight top-five finishes, while Dylan Farrell and Kristin Anderson took fifth in the B-Division, scoring three wins and nine top-fives.
Z420s were sailed at the Thompson Trophy, hosted by Connecticut College, where the Crimson finished seventh overall. Marek Zeleski and Rebecca Frankel obliterated the competition in the C-Division, finishing 26 points ahead of the second-place boat. The duo tallied five wins and eight top-three finishes. Michael Drumm and Kevin Coakley sailed to 13th in the A-Division, while Gram Slattery and Julia Lord wound up 13th in the B-Division.
Harvard sailing will compete in four regattas April 25-26, including the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup, co-hosted by the Crimson and MIT. The team will also sail at the NEISA Women's Championship (at Boston College), Admiral's Cup (at USMMA), and Morris Trophy (at Boston University).