SAISA Team Race Conference Championship

4-10-15

With a new No. 2 national ranking, the College of Charleston team race squad heads to the SAISA Team Race Championship hosted by Eckerd College.

A berth at the National Championships is on the line this weekend, as the Cougars take on host Eckerd College and South Florida in the conference championship regatta. Racing will take the form of a three-round round robin.

CofC will sail junior skipper Jake Reynolds (San Diego, Calif.) and senior All-American crew Ali Blumenthal (Bellport, N.Y.), junior skipper Ryan Davidson (Newport Beach, Calif.) and junior crew Emily Stuart (Newport, R.I.), and junior skipper Dodge Rees (Pensacola, Fla.) and senior crew Tierney Driscoll (Bayport, N.Y.).

‪#‎GoCougars‬

4-11-15

The No. 2 ranked #Cougars have taken the huge WIN at the SAISA Team Race Conference Championship; qualifying College of Charleston​ for a berth at the 2015 Team Race National Championship to be held in Newport this summer.

A 1 day regatta was all the Cougars needed to claim the victory after going 5-1 through the three round round-robin hosted by Eckerd College​. The Cougar sailors beat out host Eckerd and South Florida to secure the win.

“We’re really looking forward to the opportunity to compete with the other top teams up in Newport. Stoked to be going to the big dance!” – Team Captain Ali Blumenthal.

CofC was sailed into the top spot by junior skipper Jake Reynolds (San Diego, Calif.) and senior All-American crew Ali Blumenthal (Bellport, N.Y.), junior skipper Ryan Davidson (Newport Beach, Calif.) and junior crew Emily Stuart (Newport, R.I.), and junior skipper Dodge Rees (Pensacola, Fla.) and senior crew Tierney Driscoll (Bayport, N.Y.).

Full scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s15/saisa-tram-race/full-scores/

SAISA Team Race 2015