No. 11 Lady Bears 4th at Dellenbaugh Trophy

No. 11 Lady Bears 4th at Dellenbaugh Trophy

Providence, RI- (03/30/14)- The 11th ranked Women's Sailing Team finished an impressive 4th at the annual Dellenbaugh Women's Trophy hosted by Brown University and sailed out of Edgewood Yacht Club. Eighteen of the top women's teams in college sailing were on hand to compete over the two day event on the Providence River.

The Bears got off to a good start on Saturday and with eight races sailed in A- Division and six in B-Division, the team was tied for fifth at the conclusion of racing on Saturday.

Sunday brought even more rain and breeze to the competitors and the Bears sailed strong all day with top five finishes in six of the ten races that were sailed. This consistency moved the team up to 4th overall.

In A-Division, Devon Rohde and Jennifer Lane came on strong Sunday and finished 11th with 117 points. Nikole Barnes and Justine Morrison sailed consistently all weekend winning three races of the twelve races and finished in 2nd in B-Division with 67 points, four points behind MIT.

MIT held the top spot throughout the weekend and won the regatta with 134 points, Yale was second with 151 points, Dartmouth was third with 172 points and the Bears were fourth with 184 points.

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