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#7 Camel Women Place Third out of 18 Teams at St. Mary's Inter-Conference Regatta #18 Coed Camels Finish Fourth out of 16 Teams at Vietor Trophy Regatta

ST MARY'S CITY, Md.--The seventh ranked Connecticut College women's sailing team competed at the St. Mary's Intersectional in St. Mary's City, Md. this weekend. The event, hosted by St. Mary's Head Coach Adam Werblow, Connecticut College Class of '88, was a successful one for the Camels, who finished just three points behind Yale University in third place with a score of 120 points. Georgetown University won the regatta with a score of 71 points. Yale University scored 117 points to place second. The Camels were third and followed by Ivy League foes Harvard (122) and the Dartmouth College Big Green, who scored 133 points en route to their fifth place finish. Junior All-American Atlantic Brugman (Barcelona, Spain) and Grace Medley (Portsmouth, R.I.) sailed to a fourth place finish with a score of 55 points in the A division. In the B division, senior skipper Bitsy Whipple (Plandome, N.Y.) and first year crew Kim Bolick (Hopkinton, Mass.) scored 65 points en route to their fourth place showing. The 18th ranked coed squad was competing in the Vietor Trophy Regatta on the Thames River this weekend. The Camels placed fourth in the 16 team regatta with a score of 224 points. The Vermont Catamounts won the regatta with a score of 215 points. The Boston College Eagles secured a second place finish with 222 points. Roger Williams University, Connecticut College and Yale all finished with 224 points but the tie-breaking procedures landed RWU in third, the Camels in fourth and Yale in fifth place. Senior skipper Ben Bainbridge (West Hartford, Conn.) and junior Steph Kapinos (South Hadley, Mass.) scored 75 points to finish fourth in the A Division. Brendan Heussler (Annapolis, Md.) and Lea Bushnell (San Francisco, Calif.) placed third in the B Division with a score of 77 points. In the C Division, IG Schottlaender (Darien, Conn.) and Alexander Giordano (Bedford, N.Y.) scored 81 points en route to their eighth place scoring.

March 18, 2012

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