C of C Sailing Update. Szambecki Team Race.

3-22-2013

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is set to compete at the Szambecki Team Race (hosted by Old Dominion in Norfolk, VA.) this weekend, an event of which they are the defending champions!

Last year at this regatta, the Cougars advanced to the final round and put together a strong 6-1 record amongst the eight-team field.

The Cougars’ rotation will include an experienced group headlined by senior skipper and 2012 London Olympian Juan Maegli and freshman crew Seppie McAdams; senior All-American skipper Mac Mace and senior crew Cory Decollibus; and senior All-American skipper Ben Spector and sophomore crew Ali Blumenthal and senior crew Brooks Clark.

Good Luck to all the Cougar sailors competing this weekend; Fear the Claw!

3-24-2013

The College of Charleston Sailing Team has finished 2nd overall at the 2013 Aaron Szambecki Team Race, hosted by Old Dominion.

The Cougars end the event with a 10-4 record.

Congratulations Cougar Sailors on a strong finish at an event that featured 8 of the top sailing schools in the nation!

Results and event summary: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/aaron-szambecki-team-race/

C of C Sailing Update. Truxton Umsted, St. Mary’s Womens.

3-16-13

The top-ranked College of Charleston Sailing coed and seventh-ranked women’s sailing teams are out competing in 2 regattas this weekend!

At the four-division Truxton Umsted, the Cougars will sail senior All-American skipper Ben Spector along with sophomore crew Morgan Buckley and freshman crew Ryan Davidson in A-Division, while senior Chris Banholzer skippers B-Division with the crew of sophomore Tierney Driscoll and senior Jeff Aschieris. Junior Enrique Arathoon, will make his C of C collegiate debut in C-Division of the Truxtun Umstead, while junior Roy Shaw races in D-Division.

Over at the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta, sophomore skipper Clerc Cooper and junior crew Elizabeth Chambers will compete in A-Division, while sophomore skipper Kayla Gibson is joined by senior crew Sarah Scudder and freshman crew Beka Schiff in B-Division.

“I have confidence in our team that we will see some good racing this weekend,” CofC Head Coach Ward Cromwell said. “If everyone can remain consistent, we will be competitive at each event.”

Press Release: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14800&ATCLID=206777560

Live Scoring: http://scores.collegesailing.org/

As Saturday draws to a close, so does day 1 of racing for the College of Charleston Sailing Team as they compete in 2 events this weekend.

At the Truxton Umsted event, the Cougars are sitting in SECOND overall- only 10pts out of first, after only 4 races being completed.

At the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta, the Lady Cougars are holding on to eighth overall after day 1 of racing.

Comment below and wish the Cougars GOOD LUCK heading into Sunday’s racing!

Scores are available here: http://scores.collegesailing.org/

3-18-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team has placed THIRD overall at the 20 team Truxton Umsted event hosted by Navy this past weekend.

Also, The Lady Cougars end the St. Mary’s Womens regatta with a respectable SEVENTH overall after competing with some of the top women’s teams in the country.

Good job to all Cougar Sailors that competed this past weekend!

Scores and regatta reports are available here: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/

C of C Sailing Update. North Points #3, John Jackson Memorial Team Race, Navy Spring Women’s, St. Mary’s Team Race, Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup.

3-8-13

The C of C Offshore Team is heading out to get a few hours of practice in before a 2pm start this afternoon at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup!

Good luck to the entire team, including skipper Jay Greenfield, mainsail trimmer Brent Burrows, jib/spin trimmer Brandon Folkman, secondary trimmer Nathan Akers, pit girl Hanna Horan, mast man/ tactician Timmy Crann, bowman Luke Ackerman, alternate Charles Essi and Coach Ned Goss.

After day 1 of racing at the 2013 Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup, the Cougars are tied for 4th overall with 9pts. 2 races have been completed, with another 8 on the schedule.

Good luck to the C of C Offshore Sailing Team over the next 2 days of racing!

Results available here:http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/port-la-harbor-cup/full-scores/

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3-9-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is spread across the U.S. this weekend, with 5 teams on the road competing in 5 different events!

The Cougars enter this weekend’s competition with their highest national rankings of the season, as they claimed sole possession of No. 1 in the latest college coed rankings.

The Cougars are set to compete at the St. Mary’s Team Race hosted by St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Additionally, the Cougars will compete at the John Jackson Team Race regatta hosted by Georgetown in Washington, D.C.

The Lady Cougars will be competing at the Navy Spring Women’s regatta hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy.

The Cougars will also field teams in the North Points #3 regatta hosted by Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn. C of C has won all four North Points events held in the fall and spring this season.

Finally, the C of C Offshore team continues to sail at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup in LA where they have 2 days of competition left.

3-10-13

The College of Charleston Offshore Sailing Team has placed SECOND overall in their very first Offshore regatta!

The Cougars sailed a competitive 10 race series at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup (hosted by Cal Maritime, in California) to secure a second place finish over 3 days of intense racing in the Catalina 37 keelboat.

The team also won the ‘Dockmaster’ award for showing good sportsmanship and exceptional boat maintenance throughout the series.

This was the first regatta for the newly formed Offshore team at C of C, the Offshore team consists of Jay Greenfield, Brent Burrows, Brandon Folkman, Nathan Akers, Hanna Horan, Timmy Crann, Charles Essi, and Luke Ackerman.

GO COUGARS!

Results: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/port-la-harbor-cup/

3-11-13

It was another packed weekend for the #1 ranked College of Charleston Sailing Team, as they competed in a total of 5 different events.

On Saturday, at North Points #3 in Tennessee, the Cougars ended up 2nd overall in this one day event.

The College of Charleston Sailing Team also claimed 2nd at the John Jackson Memorial Team Race hosted by Georgetown after sailing a very competitive series.

The Lady Cougars end the Navy Spring Women’s regatta with a strong 7th place finish in the 20 team fleet.

At the St. Mary’s Team Race, the Cougars finished 6th overall in what was a very skilled fleet of 10 teams.

The Offshore Cougars claimed 2nd overall in what was their first offshore event at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup!

Good job to all Cougar sailors that competed on this very busy weekend!

IMG_8623The College of Charleston Offshore Sailing Team after claiming second overall at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup.

C of C Sailing Update. North Points #2, Eckerd Intersectional, Graham Hall Team Race, Charleston Women’s.

3-2-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is spread out throughout the East coast this weekend, as the Cougars are currently competing in 4 events!

-The Graham Hall Team Race hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. The Cougars will be represented by senior All-American Ben Spector, senior All-American Mac Mace, 2012 London Olympian Juan Maegli, senior Cory DeCollibus, freshman Seppie McAdams, senior Brooks Clark and freshman Ryan Davidson.

-The Eckerd Intersectional hosted by Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. At this event CofC will sail freshman Jake Reynolds, freshman Emily Stuart, freshman Kyle Sutter, freshman Jack Jorgensen, sophomore Tierney Driscoll and freshman Parker Rawlings.

-The Cougars will vie for a fourth North Points win at the North Points #2 regatta hosted by Clemson in Clemson, S.C. Freshman Dodge Rees will skipper A-Division with junior crew Courtney Alexander, while junior Katherine Baker will skipper B-Division with freshman crew Honore Johnson.

-The Lady Cougars will sail the Charleston Women’s Intersectional at the Cougar’s very own J. Stewart Walker Sailing Complex in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. CofC will be represented by junior Grace Lucas, freshman Michaela Reynolds, sophomore Morgan Buckley, sophomore Kayla Gibson, freshman Beka Schiff, sophomore Clerc Cooper and junior Elizabeth Chambers.

Good luck to ALL Cougar teams on this huge weekend- Sail Fast!

3-2-13

So far so good for The College of Charleston Sailing Team as they progress through this busy weekend!

-The Cougars have WON the Clemson North Points #2 regatta, after dominating the series with a total of 6 bullets. This is the fourth North Points win of the 2012-2013 year for the Cougars!

-At the Eckerd Intersectional, the Cougars are currently in FIRST place overall after completing day 1 of racing! They have a 28pt lead over the competition.

-The Lady Cougars are tied in FIRST overall after day 1 of racing at the Charleston Women’s event.

-At the Graham Hall Team Race, the Cougars are sitting in FIRST overall after going 13-1 on the first day of racing!

Also at this time, the C of C Offshore Team is making their way out to Los Angeles in preparation for next weekend’s Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup event.

Congratulations to all Cougar teams on the excellent sailing today, keep up the outstanding work tomorrow!

http://scores.collegesailing.org/

3-3-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team has placed FIRST in all 4 events that they competed in this weekend!

After completing the North Points #2 regatta yesterday with a strong event victory, the Cougar sailors wrapped up the other 3 regattas they were competing in this afternoon.

-The Cougars have WON the Eckerd Intersectional by an impressive 67pts. The C of C Sailors dominated the 18 race series hosted by Eckerd College in Florida.

-At the Graham Hall Team Race, the Cougars finished with a 20-2 record to place FIRST overall; the C of C sailors were extremely consistent throughout this event, and showed their skill among the 16 team fleet.

-The Lady Cougars sailed an impressive series at the Charleston Women’s Event, and WON the 18 race series at home in Charleston, SC!

Congratulations to all Cougar Sailors on this outstanding and impressive weekend- Taking the gold in all 4 events!

FEAR THE CLAW!

Results: http://scores.collegesailing.org/