Coed Sailors finish 10th at Nationals
June 6, 2004
Cascade Locks, Oregon - At the end of 36 races of the three-day ICSA NorthAmerican Championship, the Cardinal coed sailors finished 10th of the 18teams competing. 'We battled back to 9th place,' explained Head Coach JayKehoe, 'but a late round DSQ [disqualification] in a protest we broughtagainst Yale put us solidly in 10th.'
With over 250 college sailing teams competing in 7 disticts around the USand Canada, Stanford was awarded an At-Large berth to the Nationals whenthey finished a close third to U Hawaii and USC at the Pacific Coastqualifiers. 'Although we don't have as many teams as other areas of thecountry, our teams are exceptionally strong,' commented Coach Jay Kehoe.The Nationals were won by U Hawaii with USC finishing 4th.
Sailing for the Cardinal in A-Division was Brian Haines with crews CarolineYoung and Jen Porter. B-Division was split between two Stanford skipper/crew combinations, Peter Deming and crew Taylor Clark sailed most races,with Emery Wager and Becca Levin sailing two sets (4 of 18 races).
A B TOT 1. U. of Hawaii 88 93 181 2. Georgetown 92 118 210 3. Hobart William Smith 137 84 221 4. USC 101 124 225 5. Dartmouth College 138 97 235 6. Harvard 136 116 252 7. St. Mary's College 132 121 253 8. USMMA-Kings Point 128 130 258 9. Yale University 157 165 32210. Stanford 162 174 33611. Tufts University 183 155 33812. Charleston 189 192 38113. TAMUG 151 243 39414. U. of South Florida 178 216 39415. U. of Washington 225 222 44716. U. of Texas 277 277 55417. U. of Michigan 288 271 55918. U. of Wisconsin 280 289 569
ALL AMERICAN AWARDS:
With over 3000 student-athletes competing in the year-round ICSA schedule,the ICSA All-American Committee bestows All-American Honors on 15 Coed, 15Women's skippers along with 20 crews who distinguish themselves as the bestskippers and crews in the country. This year, two Stanford sailors werehonored: Liz Rountree was named an All-American Women's Skipper for heroutstanding performance this year, including winning B-division at thePCC's and the Women's National Championship. Rountree sails with crewJulie Pitts. Stanford crew Taylor Clark was named an All-American Crew,honored for her outstanding performance crewing primarily for skipper BrianHaines.
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