Coed Sailing Wins National Championship
June 1, 2011
Chestnut Hill, Ma - The Boston College coed sailing team won the 2011 Gill/ICSA Dinghy National Championship this afternoon in Cascade Locks, Oregon.
BC finished with 161 points, 27 points ahead of second place finisher Hobart. Harvard placed tied for third with Georgetown. The Eagles had a 19 point lead after the first day of racing. This is Boston College's second consecutive Co-Ed National Championship. The Eagles placed second in the Team National Championship last week.
The B-Division team of Canfield, Migliaccio, Heesion, Massa and Bloomstine won the division with 66 points. The A Division team of Sinks, McKenna, Lucy Wallace placed third in the A Divisoin with 95 points.
The team won the Leonard M. Fowle Trophy for Best Overall Team at the final banquet celebrating the 2011 National Championship.
For more information go to the Nationals website: www.2011nationals.collegesailing.info