No. 13 Sailing Posts Second-Place Finish at Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup

Photo by Gil Talbot
Photo by Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Spending time at three local races this weekend, the No. 13 Harvard sailing team clinched three top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup. In addition, the women's team punched its ticket to the ICSA Women's Championship with a sixth-place finish at the NEISA Women's Championship, while the coed team secured a seventh-place result at the Morris Trophy hosted by Boston University. 

Playing host to the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup, the Crimson cruised to a second-place finish off 134 total points. Nicholas Karnovsky and Jessica Williams led the charge for Harvard, placing first in the C-Division with 38 points. Eli Burnes and Lena Episalla kept the Crimson within the top-3 with a third-place decision in the A-Division, before Henry Burnes and Catherine Tang picked up 49 points in the B-Division to cap the Crimson's performance. 

The Crimson women's team closed out the season at the NEISA Women's Championship, claiming a sixth-place result on the Charles River. Emma Kaneti, Emma Jakobson and Lisa van der Sluijs earned a top-five finish in the A-Division, picking up 96 points for the Crimson. Taylor Gavula, Emily Wang, Tess Avery and Christine Gosioco added 144 points of their own to take eighth in the B-Division and clinch a spot at the ICSA Women's Championship.

Rounding out Harvard's weekend on the water, the Crimson coed team took seventh at the Morris Trophy. Andrew Puopolo and Zennie Wey posted a strong fourth-place result in the B-Division, collecting 42 points, while Frankie Doyle and Katie Barkin sailed to a ninth-place finish in the A-Division to wrap up the weekend's competition.

Up Next
The Crimson coed team travels to Maine to close out the regular season at the NE Dinghy Championship hosted by Bowdoin, April 27-28.