Connecticut College, Salk finish in 6th place
The Connecticut College coed sailing team made the short drive to Newport to compete in the Rhode Island State Championship regatta over the weekend. The Camels, ranked No. 13 in the latest Sailing World Magazine national ranking, placed sixth in the 20-team field with a score of 168 points.
The Coast Guard Bears scored 124 points to win the championship. The University of Rhode Island Rams placed second with 138 points, with Brown University tallying 148 points in a third-place finish.
The sophomore trio of Jamestowner Gabe Salk, David Rex and Lindsey Press propelled the Camels to a fourth-place finish in the B division with a score of 77 points. In the A division, Bitsy Whipple, Eliza Price and Katie St. George scored 91 points en route to their 10th-place showing for Connecticut College.
Connecticut College also competed in the Hap Moore Team Racing Regatta on the Thames River. It was a successful weekend for the Camels, who topped the fiveteam field in the silver fleet with a record of 7-7.