GW Sailing Heads to Competitive Emily Wick Trophy Women's Intersectional
Colonials Set to Battle Top-Flight Field and Prepare for MAISA Women's Championships
April 3, 2014
WASHINGTON - GW sailing will head north to New London, Conn., and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to compete in the Emily Wick Trophy Women's Intersectional on the Thames River this weekend.
The fleet will consist of 18 of the top teams from MAISA and NEISA, including 12 teams currently ranked in the women's national top 15, highlighted by No. 1 Yale, No. 2 Dartmouth, No. 3 Navy and two teams tied for fifth in MIT and Stanford.
"We're using the Emily Wick Trophy as a dress rehearsal before the MAISA Women's Championships on April 19-20," said Head Coach John Pearce. "The NEISA teams are very strong in women's competition, so it will be an excellent test of how we've improved over the last several weeks."
The Colonials will send sophomore Hannah McNomee and senior Erin McCormack to sail in A Division, sophomore Maria Sinagra and senior Kaitlin Denney to race in B Division, and junior Alex Hitchcock and freshman Gabriella Malek as alternate skipper and crew, respectively.
"We have the same group of team members in the line-up and we will approach the racing with a championship mentality," added Coach Pearce. "The competition this weekend will be just as tough as it was at the Navy Women's Intersectional and the St Mary's Women's Intersectional earlier this year, so we are hoping to improve on our 16th place finishes at each of those regattas."
Shanahan, Legault Head to ICSA Singlehanded Nationals
A pair of George Washington sailors set their sights on the Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Singlehanded National Championship
Sailing Finishes Third at War Memorial
The GW sailing team took a third-place finish at the War Memorial last weekend to qualify for the Atlantic Coast Championships in two weeks.
GW Sailing Heads to War Memorial
A week after competing in women's and match race conference championships, the GW Sailing team will be back it title contention at the War Memorial hosted by...
GW Sailing Set for Championship Racing
The George Washington sailing program will compete in a pair of championship regattas this weekend with its status as two-time defending conference champion ...
GW Sailing Takes Sixth at Truxtun Umsted Regatta
The George Washington sailing team recorded a sixth-place finish against a strong 20-team national field at the Truxtun Umsted regatta at Navy last weekend.
GW Sailing Set for Truxtun Umsted Regatta
The George Washington sailing team hits the midway point of the fall season this weekend as it is set to compete at the Truxtun Umsted regatta at Navy.
Shanahan Qualifies for ICSA Singlehanded Nationals
For the third straight year senior Brendan Shanahan will represent the GW Sailing team in the ICSA Singlehanded National Championship after finishing third...
GW Sailing Set to Compete in Two Regattas This Weekend
Colonials head to The MAISA Men's Singlehanded Carl Van Duyne Trophy and The Navy Fall Women's Interconference