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. Graham Hall Team Race, St. Mary’s Women’s.

3-14-14

Our Cougar sailors are on the road and headed North towards Maryland. Here are this weekend’s line-ups:

C of C will field a very experienced Team at the Graham Hall Team Race:
Skipper Jake Reynolds will be sailing with crew Ali Blumenthal, skipper Ryan Davidson along with Emmy Stuart, and skipper Dodge Rees with crew Tierney Driscoll. Chase Shaw will be traveling as an alternate crew.

The Lady Cougars will also be represented at the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta by a solid team of top notch sailors:
In A Division we have Clerc Cooper, Elizabeth Chambers and Chloe Dapp. While in B Division we have Beka Schiff, Morgan Buckley, and Charlotte Saxe.

Good luck to all of our Cougar sailors this weekend! Stay tuned for results and updates…

3-15-14

‘The No. 4-ranked College of Charleston coed and No. 7-ranked women’s sailing teams will split its time this weekend at the Graham Hall Team Race hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy on March 15 in Annapolis, Md., and the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta hosted by St. Mary’s College of Maryland on March 15-16 in St. Mary’s, Md.’

Here’s your College of Charleston Athletics Press Release for this weekend: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14800&ATCLID=209433444&utm_medium=twitter&utm_content=cofc&utm_source=twitterfeed

3-16-14

It’s #CougarSunday and the College of Charleston Sailing Team is getting ready to hit the water and wrap up this weekend’s two events:

After a promising day yesterday, at the St. Mary’s Women’s regatta, the Lady Cougars will be battling to obtain a top 3 position through the last day of racing in Maryland. The ladies are competing against 18 of the top women’s teams in the nation, and are holding onto a respectable 4th after day 1 of competition.

Over at Navy, the Cougars are competing in the Graham Hall Team Race where they current have an 8-3 record- which is good enough for fourth. They will be looking to climb up the rankings today as racing continues in Maryland!

COUGARS TAKE FOURTH AT BOTH EVENTS-

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is headed back to Charleston after placing 4th at both the Graham Hall Team Race and St. Mary’s Women’s Inter-Conference regatta this weekend in Maryland.

The Lady Cougars sailed 36 races between the A & B fleets to finish with a total of 274pts; edging out 14 other top women’s teams to clinch 4th overall in the competitive 18 team fleet.

At the Graham Hall Team Race, the Cougars finished with a 13-5 record, and narrowly lost out on a tie-breaker with Navy, leading to a respectable 4th place finish in the 16 team field.

Congratulations to all of our Cougar sailors on another successful weekend of college sailing!

Full scores from both events can be viewed here:http://scores.collegesailing.org/
photoPhoto: C of C Cougars at the Graham Hall Team Race. Pictured Left-to-right: Coach Ward, Chase Shaw, Dodge Rees, Tierney Driscoll, Jake Reynolds, Ali Blumenthal, Emily Stuart, and Ryan Davidson.

C of C Sailing Update. Harbor Cup, Navy Women’s, NP3, Eckerd Intersectional, St. Mary’s TR.

3-6-14

Have you checked our schedule recently?

This upcoming weekend is a big one for the College of Charleston Sailing Team as we will be sending teams to 5 different regattas across the country.

With this many Cougar sailors on the road, this will be the busiest weekend of the spring semester for the College of Charleston Sailing Team.

Here’s the list of this weekend’s events:
Port of LA Harbor Cup- Los Angeles, CA (offshore Team)
St. Mary’s Team Race- St. Mary’s, MD (dinghy Team)
Eckerd Intersectional- St. Petersburg, FL (dinghy Team)
Navy Spring Women’s- Annapolis, MD (dinghy Team)
North Points #3- Knoxville, TN (dinghy team)

Keep checking back as we will be sure to keep you updated on all 5 events, and remember to checkhttp://scores.collegesailing.org/ for live scoring from all the regattas.

3-8-14

It’s a huge weekend for College of Charleston Sailing as the team will be represented at 5 different regattas across the nation.

Stay tuned for updates, and read the official College of Charleston Athletics press release here: http://www.cofcsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=69368&SPID=7838&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=209428971&DB_OEM_ID=14800

Here’s your Saturday night Cougar sailing update:

Eckerd Intersectional: Down in St. Petersburg, the Cougars have been dominating through the first day of racing with a score of just 90pts through 10 races- leaving them at the top of the score sheet.

St. Mary’s Team Race: The C of C Sailing Team is holding a 3-1 record, which is good enough for third after day 1 of racing. The Cougars were warming up today despite the frigid temperatures, and are looking forward to tomorrow’s racing!

Harbor Cup: Out on the west coast, the Offshore Cougars made a huge jump into 5th after a solid day of racing. 4 races are scheduled for tomorrow, and the big boat sailors will look to keep climbing the scoreboard.

NP #3

Waiting on the breeze to fill at North Points #3 in Tennessee

North Points #3: C of C Sailing has clinched second overall at this one day event in Tennessee. Congratulations to our Cougars on a well-sailed event!
Navy Women’s: the Lady Cougars are sitting in 8th after day 1 of racing, they are looking forward to a full day of racing tomorrow.  We’ll be sure to keep you updated tomorrow as we wrap up the 4 remaining events!

 

3-9-14

The busiest weekend of the Spring semester is over and done with for the C of C Sailing Team, here is your#CougarSunday Update:

Eckerd Intersectional: The College of Charleston SailingTeam dominated at St. Petersburg, beating out the 7 team field to take home the victory; placing FIRST overall. Congratulations Cougars on an excellent event!

St. Mary’s Team Race: The Cougars finished an impressive SECOND in a very competitive 10 team fleet that played host to the top collegiate team-racing teams in the nation. C of C ended the event with a 10-4 record through 14 races.

LAYC Harbor Cup: After 3 days of intense racing, the Offshore Cougars managed a respectable FIFTH place finish. This edition of the Harbor Cup Invitational featured the top 10 Offshore Teams in the nation, providing stiff big-boat competition out in Los Angeles.

Navy Women

Lady Cougars at Navy

Navy Women’s: Our Lady Cougars have placed SEVENTH overall after 2 days of fleet racing with 20 of the top women’s teams in collegiate sailing. 

Congratulations go out to all of our sailors that competed this weekend, including the team that placed second at yesterday’s North Points #3 Regatta in Tennessee.

#GoCougars

 

Full scores from all this weekend’s events available here:http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/

 

C of C Sailing Update. Bob Bavier Team Race, North Points #2.

2-28-14

It’s a big weekend for College of Charleston Sailing, with the first team race event of the Spring ’14 season taking place right here in Charleston- the Bob Bavier Team Race.

The Cougars will also be competing at Clemson, sailing the North Points #2 Event.

Here are the lineups for both regattas:
At the Bob Bavier Team Race, the Cougars will be sailing two teams- Jake Reynolds & Ali Blumenthal, Nick Johnstone & Seppie McAdams, and Ryan Davidson & Emmy Stuart will compete on one Cougar team, while Dodge Rees & Tierney Driscoll, Jack Jorgensen & Michaela Reynolds, and Reed Baldridge & Katherine Baker will sail on the other team.

At Clemson, the Cougars will be sailing Nicole Hause & Amy Kubie in A-fleet with Sarah Mackey and Katie Dowling in B-fleet.

Be sure to follow along with live scoring: http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/

3-2-14

The Cougars have placed SECOND overall at the North Points #2 regatta in Clemson, and are currently sitting in THIRD after the first day of racing at the Bob Bavier Team Race event!

At NP #2, The College of Charleston Sailors edged out a competitive field of 12 other teams to score just 28pts through 5 races; tieing with first place team Clemson and narrowly losing the championship spot on a tie-breaker. Congratulations to our sailors on a great series!

Meanwhile, after day 1 of racing at the Bob Bavier Team Race regatta here in Charleston- the Cougars are in a comfortable third (just 1 win out of first), and looking to capitalize on a full day of racing today.
The second C of C team is sitting in ninth, and will also be looking to climb up the score sheet.
Yesterday, the Race Committee did an awesome job in getting 65 races off in a light and shifty breeze, it’ll be interesting to see what today’s racing has in store.

Follow along with the Bob Bavier Team Race:http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/bob-bavier-team-race/

3-3-14

Another weekend is in the books for the College of Charleston Sailing Team, and the Cougars ended up finishing off the Bob Bavier Team Race event (hosted by Charleston) by placing FOURTH (12-9) and NINTH (4-14).

The Bob Bavier was the first team race event of the Spring season for the Cougars, and was truly competitive featuring 8 of the top 10 teams in the nation. Stand by for the official press release and photos.

Final Results:
http://scores.collegesailing.org/s14/bob-bavier-team-race/

The C of C Sailors are already focused and preparing for next weekend- which will see the Cougars fielding teams to 5 events across the nation; stay tuned!

C of C Sailing Update. SAISA Team Race Championships, Emily Wick Women’s Intersectional.

4-12-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team is set to compete in 2 key events this weekend-
The SAISA Team Race Championships hosted by Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. and The Emily Wick Women’s Intersectional hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.

Senior All-American skippers Ben Spector and Mac Mace will lead an experienced group headed to the SAISA Team Race Championships. They will be joined by 2012 London Olympian Juan Maegli, sophomore crew Ali Blumenthal, senior crew Cory DeCollibus and freshman crew Seppie McAdams.

Meanwhile, the No. 9-ranked C of C women will sail the rotations of junior skipper Grace Lucas, sophomore crew Morgan Buckley and senior crew Sarah Somes in A-Division at the Emily Wick Women’s Intersectional. Sophomore Clerc Cooper will skipper B-Division with freshman crew Emily Stuart and freshman crew Beka Schiff.

4-13-13

The College of Charleston Sailing Team has WON the SAISA Team Race Championship!

The Cougars finish the event with a strong 7-1 record. Congratulations to our sailors on a great regatta.
http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/saisa-team-race/

Also, the Lady Cougars are currently in second at the Emily Wick Women’s Intersectional- only 3pts out of first after day 1 of racing.

Saisa Team Race Champs

 

4-14-13

After winning the SAISA Team Race Championship yesterday, the College of Charleston Sailing Team has placed THIRD at the Emily Wick Women’s Intersectional.

Congratulations Lady Cougars on an impressive finish in a very competitive fleet!

Scores:
http://scores.collegesailing.org/s13/women-emily-wick/