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10th Ranked Camels Place 11th at ICSA Nationals

Bitsy Whipple ´12 and Katrina Salk ´11
Bitsy Whipple ´12 and Katrina Salk ´11
MADISON, Wis.--The Connecticut College Women´s Sailing Team competed in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association National Championship on Lake Mendota in Madison, Wis. this week. The Camels finished 11th in the field of 18 teams with a score of 195 points. Connecticut College finished eight points in front of the University of Southern California and was 15 points behind the Hoyas of Georgetown University, who secured a 10th place finish with 180 points. The College of Charleston Cougars scored 84 points to win their second ICSA Women´s National Championship. Boston College placed second with 109 points and the Old Dominion Monarch took home the third place trophy with a score of 131 points. Junior skipper Maggie Shea (Wilmette, Ill.) and senior crew Kelly Arabia (Braintree, Mass.) placed 10th in the A Division with a score of 98 points for the Camels. Sophomore skipper Bitsy Whipple (Plandome, N.Y.), Atlantic Brugman (Barcelona, Spaine) and Katrina Salk (Jamestown, R.I.) scored 97 points en route to an 11th place finish in the B Division for Connecticut College. In related news, Amanda Clark, Connecticut College Class of 2005 and member of the 2008 United States Olympic Sailing Team, is busy preparing for the 2012 Olympics in London, England. Clark and Sarah Mergenthaler Chin have a web site that details their schedule and explains more about the 470 Division of boat that they sail in. You can follow Amanda and Sarah's Olympic Campaign here.

May 29, 2010

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