News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

ITHACA, N.Y. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland sailing team traveled to Ithaca, New York on Saturday (Mar. 30) and competed in the Team Race Challenge. The Seahawks finished second with a 14-3 record on the day.

St. Mary’s College hadLiam McCarthy,Josh Paper, andLewis Cooperas skippers, and had crews consisting ofKaisey McCallion,Katherine Bjerregaard,Lydia McPherson-Shambarger, andThomas Walker.

Racing began as scheduled in a light southerly shifting between the SE and SW directions. Around 1:30pm the forecasted big southerly came through at 18-22kts with gusts in the mid 20’s. Temperatures were in the mid 60’s with partly cloudy skies, creating fantastic sailing conditions.

The Seahawks finished behind Cornell, but defeated the University of Pennsylvania, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, SUNY Maritime College, Christopher Newport University, Villanova University, and Steven Institute of Technology.

Photo Credit: Tom Brewer

St. Mary’s College will be back in action this Saturday (Apr. 6) and Sunday (Apr. 7) when they host the Prosser Trophy.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...