Camels Qualify for New England Championship with 2nd Place Finish in Staake Team Racing Regatta

Camels Qualify for New England Championship with 2nd Place Finish in Staake Team Racing Regatta

CRANSTON, R.I.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team visited the Ocean State of Rhode Island and the City of Cranston to compete in the Staake Team Racing Trophy Regatta.

The Camels posted a 13-7 record to place second in the five team field (.650).

The Brown Bears won 17-of-20 races to win the regatta in their home water. Both teams qualified for the NEISA Team Race Championship for the Fowle Trophy at Tufts on April 8-9. The Rhode Island Rams finished third with a mark of 10-10. 

Vermont placed fourth with a record of 8-12. The Huskies from Northeastern won two out of 20 races to finish fifth.

Senior Hugh MacGillivray (Portsmouth,  R.I.), Ragna Agnerup (Oslo, Norway), Cooper Nefsky (New York, N.Y.), Walt Florio (Rye, N.Y.), Gwynie Dunlevy (San Francisco, Calif.) and Carter Pemberton (Osterville, Mass.) all skippered for the Camels this weekend.

Senior Eliza Garry (Marblehead, Mass.), Cecilia Moreira (Winthrop, Mass.), Isabelle Pieper (Weston, Conn.), Erin Smith (Hanover, Mass.), Paige Dunlevy (San Francisco, Calif.), Davis Lemay (Harwich Port, Mass.), Sam Rodiger (Hingham, Mass.) and Austin Smith (Severna Park, Md.) and Nefsky all competed as the crew for Head Coach Jeff Bresnahan and Assistant Coach Emily Blinderman's Camels this weekend