Camels Place Seventh at Sister Esther Open Regatta

Camels Place Seventh at Sister Esther Open Regatta

NEWPORT, R.I.--(Rob Migliaccio Photo) The Connecticut College women's sailing team visited the Ocean State to compete in the Sister Esther Open Regatta this weekend.

It was a successful weekend for the Camels, who placed seventh in the 20 team field with a score of 114 points. 

The Crimson from Harvard University scored 59 points to win the regatta. Tufts University finished second with a score of 96 points.

Junior skipper Charlotte List, Rebecca Quirke, Gwynie Dunlevy and Hannah King scored 56 points to place sixth in the A division for the Camels. In the B division, Allie Maurillo, Julia Leighton, Katie Rodger and Julie Fryer scored 58 points en route to their seventh place finish. 

Back home in the Whaling City, the Camel coed squad sailed in the Hap Moore Team Racing Regatta. Connecticut College posted a .500 record (9-9) to place fourth in the seven team field. The Boston College Eagles won the regatta with a two-day record of 13-5. The Tufts University Jumbos placed second with a record of 10-8.

Junior Hugh MacGillivray, Cooper Nefsky, Ragna Agerup and Carter Pemberton all skippered boats for the Camels.  Senior Eliza Garry, Marion Lemay, Erin Smith, Austin Smith, Paige Dunlevy, Nefsky and Albert Rodiger all contributed as the crew. 

Both teams are gearing up for the Atlantic Coast Championships that will be held next weekend.