GW Sailing to Race in Two Weekend Regattas

Belle Strachan (right) will sail for GW at the Kings Point Dinghy Open
Sept. 29, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The George Washington sailing team is set to race in a pair of regattas this weekend with the Kings Point Dinghy Open and the Susan Rogers ’75 Memorial Regatta at Cornell.

GW is coming off a successful weekend in which it won the South Fall Qualifier which it co-hosted with Georgetown, while sophomore Riley Legault qualified for the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded National Championship (Nov. 4-6) and freshman Adam DiDomizio qualified for the Carl Van Duyne Trophy (Oct. 8-9).

“The Kings Point Dinghy Open is a great MAISA event where we will see a lot of strong in-conference competition,” said interim head coach Catherine Shanahan. “We will have two teams racing this weekend so it will be a great chance for a lot of people to hit the water.”

Skippers set to sail in Kings Point are senior Colin Kennedy, junior Sam White and sophomores Wade Wagner and Derek Poon-Tip. Crews are juniors Belle Strachan, Shira Golub and Matt Homa, and sophomore Alexandra Fayer.

The Susan Rogers regatta is an interconference regatta with a field of 14 teams. Skippers for the event are freshman sophomores Sarah Alexander and Marie Line, and freshman Aitana Mendiguren. Crews are sophomore Emma Mendenhall and freshman Sarah Noyes.

 

 

Scores for both regattas can be followed here.

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