The Connecticut College coed sailing team recently won the Atlantic Coast Tournament at the U.S. Naval Academy, beating out Ivy League foes Brown and Cornell.
The Connecticut College coed sailing team scored 142 points to win the Atlantic Coast Tournament at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
The Camels bested Ivy League opponents Brown University and Cornell University, who tied for second place, as well as the U.S. Naval Academy.
The team was paced by the team of Hugh MacGillivray ’18 and Eliza Garry ’17, who scored 52 points to win the “A” division. The Camels also placed fifth in the “B” division with 90 points from the trio of Carter Pemberton ’20, Sam Rodiger ’18 and Paige Dunlevy ’20.
At the Atlantic Coast women’s tournament in Charleston, South Carolina, the College’s women’s squad placed eighth out of 18 teams. The Camels “A” division team placed 11th and the “B” division team finished fifth.
Leading the women’s “A” division squad was Ragna Agerup ’20, who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics last summer for Norway. She and her twin sister, Maia, have been invited to compete in the Sailing World Cup in January 2017 in Miami, Florida.