ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland coed sailing team captured the Admiral’s Cup while coming in eighth at the George Washington University Invite this past weekend (Apr. 23-24).


Sam Muir (l.) and Owen Hennessey at Admiral’s Cup (4.24.22) Credit: Lexi Pline Photography

St. Mary’s College dealt with shifty winds on Saturday while enjoying both northeasterly and southeasterly winds (6-16 knots) on Sunday at the Admiral’s Cup. The Seahawks claimed the top spot after Saturday and maintained their hold on No. 1 for their second win of the 2021-22 season. St. Mary’s tallied 166 points for first place in the 17-team field, besting second-place Hobart and William Smith Colleges by 66 points.

The Seahawks captured Division A with 65 points, winning six races and finishing with 12 top-3 placements. In Division B, St. Mary’s placed third with 101 points following wins in Races 3B and 10B.

  • Division A (1st of 17) Lineup: Leo Boucher ’23 [skipper] with Ellie Sekowski ’23 [crew]
  • Division B (3rd of 17) Lineup: Owen Hennessey ’25 [skipper] with Sam Muir ’22 [crew]


The Seahawks claimed an eighth-place finish at the GW Invite with 376 points in the eight-team field. Saturday was a beautiful, sunny day with nine races following a morning postponement while Sunday brought a light, inconsistent, and shifty breeze.

St. Mary’s came in seventh in Division B (180 pts) and eighth in Division A (196). The Seahawks finished ninth in Race 10A while taking ninth in Race 4B and 10th in Race 1B.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Apr. 30 – May 1 – America Trophy – King’s Point, N.Y. (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy) – 10:00 a.m.
  • Apr. 30 – May 1 – Arrigan Memorial – Washington, D.C. (Georgetown University) – 10:00 a.m.

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