C of C Sailing Update. SAISA Women’s.

Lady Cougars, SAISA

4-18-14

The No. 5-ranked College of Charleston Women’s sailing team will compete at the SAISA Women’s Championship regatta hosted by UNCW tomorrow in Wilmington, N.C.

The Cougars will face in-district foes for a spot at nationals in May.

Junior Clerc Cooper, freshman Chloe Dapp, senior Grace Lucas, junior Morgan Buckley and senior Elizabeth Chambers will represent CofC this weekend.

4-19-14

For the second year in a row, the No. 5-ranked College of Charleston Sailing Women’s team has WON the SAISA Women’s Championship title to earn a berth in the ICSA Women’s National Semifinals!

Junior Clerc Cooper (New Orleans, La.) skippered A-Division to a second-place finish with senior crew Elizabeth Chambers (Mooresville, N.C.), while senior Grace Lucas (Little Silver, N.J.) skippered B-Division to a four-point victory over Eckerd College with junior crew Morgan Buckley (Yonkers, N.Y.) in races 1-4 and Chambers in races 5-6.

 

C of C Sailing Update. SAISA Team Race Championship.

4-4-14

This weekend is the home-hosted SAISA Team Race Championship!

This three-round event will pit the Cougars against conference rivals South Florida and Eckerd College. The winner will advance to the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Team Race National Championship to be held on May 31-June 2 in St. Mary’s, Md.

The College of Charleston Sailing Team will be represented by a top-notch group of sailors, including skippers Jake Reynolds, Ryan Davidson and Nick Johnstone along with junior All-American crew Ali Blumenthal, sophomore crew Beka Schiff, sophomore crew Emily Stuart, senior crew Chase Shaw and sophomore crew Seppie McAdams.

Follow the Cougars progress this weekend with live scoring:http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/saisa-team-race/

4-5-14

Cougars WIN SAISA Team Race Championship, securing a berth at the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Team Race Nationals!

The College of Charleston Sailing Team finished the home-hosted SAISA Team Race Championship with a 5-1 record to take the victory and secure a berth at the upcoming Team Race National Championship to be held in May.tr

The Cougars were tied with USF headed into the third and final round of racing, and managed to out sail the Bulls with a 1-2-3 in the decision race; claiming the first place overall finish.

Congratulations to all of our Cougar Sailors on an excellent regatta; the Team Race team will now be looking forward to Nationals!

Final Scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/saisa-team-race/full-scores/

C of C Sailing Update. SAISA Open, SCOR.

2-7-14

It’s opening weekend for the College of Charleston Sailing Team, and the Cougar sailors are fired up to get Spring ’14 underway!

Currently the #1 ranked SAISA team, the C of C Sailing Cougars will compete in two events this weekend; the SAISA Open (hosted by Eckerd) and the Southern Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (hosted by Charleston).

The Dinghy team headed down to St. Pete includes Alex Whipple, Chloe Dapp, Noah Blacker, and Kayla Adelman with Coach Mitch.
The Offshore Team sailing this weekend consists of Jay Greenfield, Timmy Crann, Stefan Kuehn, Brent Burrows, Sean Hannigan, Hanna Horan, Ian Grant, and Charles Essi with Coach Ned.

We’ll be sending you updates from both events all weekend, and you can follow the scoring live at http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/

2-8-14

The first racing day of the Spring 2014 season is over, and theCollege of Charleston Sailing Team is currently in FIRST overall down in St. Petersburg, and in a very close third at the SCOR here in Charleston.

At the SAISA Open (hosted by Eckerd), the Cougars are currently in FIRST overall thanks to a dominating performance in the A fleet, and top notch finishes in the B fleet. The Cougars are leading the 20-team field with just 29pts. SCOR, Sunset
At the Southern Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta (hosted by Charleston), the C of C Offshore Team is sitting in 3rd place after 4 races in light to moderate conditions. The racing has been extremely close for the big boats, and the championship is still up for grabs headed into tomorrow.
Scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/

C of C Sports Press Release: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14800&ATCLID=209400921

Photo: The sun sets on the Carolina Yacht Club after day 1 of racing at the inaugural SCOR Regatta here in Charleston.

2-9-14

Great sailing to Noah Blacker, Alex Whipple, Chloe Dapp, and Kayla Adelman!

Great sailing to Noah Blacker, Alex Whipple, Chloe Dapp, and Kayla Adelman!

SAISA Open:

The College of Charleston Sailing Team has placed FIRST at the SAISA Open in St. Petersburg, FL (hosted by Eckerd).

The C of C Sailors proved why they are the #1 ranked SAISA team, and edged out the competitive 20-team field with an impressive score of just 45pts through 8 races, finishing 9pts ahead of second place.

With this victory on the opening weekend of the Spring season, the Dinghy team now looks ahead to next weekend and competing in the Charleston Spring Coed and USF Women’s regattas.

Scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/saisa-open/

SCOR:

The C of C Offshore Sailing Team has clinched SECOND overall at the Southern Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta here in Charleston!

Despite a lack of wind this morning, the RC was able to get 2 races off in light breeze which led to finishes of 2nd and 1st by the College of Charleston Sailing Team.
The Offshore Cougars clawed their way back after being in third place yesterday, and managed to move up in the standings to secure the second place finish; only 2pts out of first. SCOR, Day 2

This is the first Offshore event of the Spring season, and the Offshore team will now be focused on the Port of LA Harbor Cup, set to take place in March.

Scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/scor/full-scores/

C of C Sailing Update. 2013 Coed National Championship.

5-27-13

Tomorrow, is the start of the 2013 Gill Coed National Championship!

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is ready to go, and is looking forward to getting on the water and racing in the fleet race championships.

It’s been a long week for the Cougars having finished 7th in the Women’s Championship and 5th in the Team Race Championship. They will have their eyes on the Championship Title headed into the third and final event of the week.

The Cougars will be represented by sailors Mac Mace, Cory DeCollibus, Ben Spector, Ali Blumenthal, Juan Maegli, Seppie McAdams, Chris Banholzer, Jake Reynolds, Emily Stuart, Brooks Clark, Jeff Aschieris, and Sarah Somes- a very experienced squad.

GO COUGARS!
https://2013nationals.collegesailing.org/gill-coed-championship/

5-28-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is on the water getting some practice in at the 2013 Gill Coed National Championship!

The first race is scheduled for 1050, and the breeze is awesome on the course.

FEAR THE CLAW!

One race down, one first place finish for the Cougars.

Juan Maegli of the College of Charleston Sailing Team shows his skill during race 1A of the Coed National Championship!

There are a lot of races left to be sailed- but we’re feeling good this morning!

Scores:
http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/gill-coed/
Follow along live: http://new.livestream.com/collegesailingnationals/2013coedOne race down, one first place finish for the Cougars.

Juan Maegli of the College of Charleston Sailing Team shows his skill during race 1A of the Coed National Championship!

There are a lot of races left to be sailed- but we’re feeling good this morning!

Scores:
http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/gill-coed/
Follow along live: http://new.livestream.com/collegesailingnationals/2013coed

Day 1 of racing at the 2013 Gill Coed National Championship is over!

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is in FIRST overall after completing 5 races… Racing is scheduled for all day tomorrow and Thursday as well.

Through today’s racing, we had Juan Maegli and Seppie McAdams in A fleet, with Ben Spector and Ali Blumenthal in B fleet.

GO COUGARS!

5-29-13

Day 2 of the 2013 Gill Coed National Championship is underway, and the College of Charleston Sailing Team is still holding on to that FIRST place spot!

Juan/Seppie managed to get a bullet in the first race of the day- once again proving that they are ready for this event!

Also, check out this sweet photo from our friends at Sailing World and Karen Ryan Nautical Photography of Mac Mace and Cory DeCollibus during the Team Race Championship a few days ago:
http://www.sailingworld.com/gallery/racing/college/college-sailing-team-race-national-championship-2013?pnid=234178

SAIL FAST COUGARS!

Scores:
http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/gill-coed/full-scores/

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is in first overall at the 2013 Gill Coed National Championship with a score of 169pts- 16pts ahead of the second place team.

Tomorrow is the final day of racing down in St. Pete, and the Cougars will be looking to hold on to that top spot!

FEAR THE CLAW!

5-30-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team has WON the 2013 Gill Coed National Championship and are officially your 2013 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!

After 18 races and 3 days of intense sailing, the Cougars claim the FIRST place spot with an impressive lead on the competition.

Our C of C Cougars put on a powerful performance in St. Petersburg, and were able to seal the deal with one race left to be sailed.

Congratulations to our entire team of Cougar sailors on a great regatta, and excellent sailing!

It’s a great day to be a Cougar- pictures to come soon!

Scores: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/gill-coed/full-scores/

C of C Sailing Update. SAISA Women’s Spring Championship, Admiral’s Cup.

4-19-13

The No. 4-ranked College of Charleston Sailing team has a big weekend ahead of them as they look to defend their title at the Admirals Cup, and take home the gold at the SAISA Women’s Championship!

At the Admirals Cup hosted by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.:
Senior All-American skipper Ben Spector competes in A-Division with sophomore crew Ali Blumenthal and senior crew Jeff Aschieris. In B-Division, the Cougars will sail senior All-American skipper Mac Mace and senior crew Cory DeCollibus as well as freshman Dodge Rees in C-Division.

At the SAISA Women’s Championship hosted by South Florida in St. Petersburg, Fla.:
Junior skipper Grace Lucas will be joined in A-Division with senior crew Sarah Somes and sophomore crew Morgan Buckley, while sophomore Clerc Cooper skippers B-Division with junior crew Elizabeth Chambers and freshman crew Beka Schiff.

4-20-13

Lady Cougars win the 2013 SAISA Women’s Spring Championship and receive an automatic berth to the Nationals in May!553013_10151553173996575_365092542_n