#6 Camels Win in Sperry-Top Sider Women's ICSA Semi-Final Round in Austin

AUSTIN, Tex.--The sixth ranked Connecticut College women's sailing team has won the Semifinal Round of the Inter Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA)/Sperry Top-Sider Women's National Championship hosted by the University of Texas on Lake Travis in Austin. The Camels topped the 18 team field with a score of 87 points. 13th ranked Charleston finished 97 points in second place, while the fourth ranked Bears of Brown University took third place with 111 points. Other teams advancing to the finals were the University of Rhode Island, Dartmouth, Harvard, the University of Hawaii, St. Mary's College of Maryland and Eckerd College. The aforementioned top nine teams from this group will join nine teams that have previously qualified to vie for the Gerald C. Miller Memorial Trophy. Junior skipper Atlantic Brugman (Barcelona, Spain), Liz Wilsterman (Winchester, Mass.) and Claire Sacco (Glenmont, N.Y.) placed second in the A division with a score of 46 points. Senior Bitsy Whipple (Plandome, N.Y.), Kim Bolick (Hopkinton, Mass.) and Katie St. George (Marblehead, Mass.) won the B division for the Camels with a score of 41 points. Last June, the Connecticut College women place second at the national championship in Cascade Lakes, Ore.

May 31, 2012

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