ST. MARYS CITY, Md.The St. Marys College women's sailing team placed second at the Sperry Top-Sider/ ICSA Womens National Championship Regatta in South Florida, which ended May 24. The event was co-hosted by the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Eckerd College and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Eighteen womens collegiate teams raced for the Gerald C. Miller Trophy, with Dartmouth College edging out the Seahawks for first place.
The Seahawks earned 241 points to place second, while Dartmouth placed first with 203 points and third place Cornell finished with 267 points. The championship was completed over four days with 18 total races in both A and B divisions.
Going into the championship, the women did not focus on other boats, but worked on sailing their boats well, said Adam Werblow, St. Marys College head coach. They were committed to giving it their best and although it was not enough to catch first place, they are proud to be second.
Sailing for St. Marys was Kayla McComb 13 and Nicole DeAngeli 14 in A-division and Mimi Roller 13 and Marissa Golison 16 in B-division. Since 2001, the St. Marys College womens sailing team has finished on the podium seven times at the Sperry Top-Sider/ ICSA Womens National Championships.
Visit the event website for full results and regatta information: https://2013nationals.collegesailing.org/.