#15 Camels Place Seventh Place in 17 Team Penobscot Bay Open
CASTINE, Maine.--The Connecticut College coed sailing team opened the fall season in in the state of Maine with the Penobscot Bay Open. The Camels, who are ranked #15 in the Sailing World's college pre-season national rankings presented by Sperry Top-Sider, sailed to a seventh place finish in the 17 team regatta with a score of 157 points.
Salve Regina University won the regatta with a score of 116 points. The Seahawks were able to clip second place Bowdoin (118 points) in a close regatta. The Coast Guard finished third with 133 points in the two-day regatta.
Senior skipper Ben Bainbridge (West Hartford, Conn.) and junior Kat Andril (Arlington, Va.) sailed to a sixth place finish in the A division with a score of 78 points.
Seniors Bitsy Whipple (Plandome, N.Y.) and Claire Sacco (Glenmont, N.Y) scored 79 points en route to their sixth place finish in the B division.
September 11, 2011