***Sophia Reineke is the NEISA Women’s Sailor of the Week***
St Petersburg, FL—11/8/17-Sophia Reineke ’21 of Boston College won the ICSA women’s singlehanded national championship hosted by the University of South Florida this past weekend. Reineke claimed the championship with an incredibly consistent performance in fickle conditions in the 12-race contest. While Reineke only claimed victory in one race, she only finished outside the top 8 one time, a level of consistency that went unmatched. Dana Rohde ’18 of the US Coast Guard Academy claimed second place overall, trailing by only one point.
Around the conference
Connecticut College defended their home turf with a win at the Hap Moore Team Race Regatta. The Coast Guard Academy bested a twenty team field with a win at the Sister Esther regatta hosted by Salve Regina. Boston College took a tie-breaker over Boston University at the Horn Trophy team race regatta, hosted by Harvard. Mass Maritime finished second at the Kennedy Cup. Tufts beat Mass Maritime in a tie breaker at the Crews Regatta hosted by Northeastern.