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Colonials of the Week - GW Sailing's Kai Friesecke and Henry Young

Colonials of the Week - September 15, 2014 - GW sailing junior Henry Young and freshman Kai Friesecke
Sept. 15, 2014 Names: Kai Friesecke; Henry Young
Sport: Sailing
Years: Freshman; Junior
Hometowns: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Camden, Maine
High Schools: St. Thomas Aquinas; Berwick Academy

The GW sailing duo of freshman Kai Friesecke and junior Henry Young finished seventh in the B Division to help the Colonials to a seventh-place showing at the competitive Harry Anderson Jr. Trophy to split Colonial of the Week recognition.

The Colonials' seventh-place effort put them in the middle of the event's top 14 finishers, all of which were ranked in the last Sailing World Top 20 college rankings. Rookie skipper Friesecke and junior crew Young paced GW at the event with six top-five finishes, including a victory in Race 8, against the 18-boat fleet.

Past Colonial of the Week Winners