Charleston, SC – 11/10-12/17--Skipper Charles Sinks ’18 and crews Tara Ferraris ‘19, Wade Waddell ‘19, Peter Lynn ‘19 of Boston College were crowned the 2017 ICSA Match Race National Champions! Go NEISA! The event was hosted by the College of Charleston and sailed in J/22’s this past weekend. Sinks and team defeated the home team (Charleston) 3-1 in the finals with exceptional speed and teamwork. This is BC’s second (’10,’17) Match Race National Championship. BC also won this event in 2009 when it was a fleet race.
Around the Conference
Dartmouth College won the Coed ACC’s with NEISA teams claiming 6 of the top 7 spots in a tight regatta at SUNY Maritime College. Martim Anderson and Rebecca Anderson of Roger Williams College won B-Division. NEISA also claimed 6 of the top 7 spots at the Women’s ACC’s with Coast Guards Dana Rhode and Maddie Ekin winning A-Division and Boston College’s Sophia Reineke, Lily McGrath and Alice Bohan winning B-Division. Go NEISA! Massachusetts Maritime and Salve Regina travelled to Eckerd College and placed 3rd and 4th respectively at the Atlantic Coast Tournament.