SAILING TAKES FOURTH AT CENTRAL SERIES ONE
The Harvard sailing team finished fourth out of a field of 10 teams at the Central Series One this past weekend (March 14-15) on the Charles River. The Crimson also sailed in Annapolis, Md., where the team finished fifth at the St. Mary’s Women’s Intersectional and ninth at the Truxtun Umsted Intersectional.
In the Central Series One, the Crimson ended the weekend with 141 points. Boston College was the overall winner with 53.
TRIO OF HAT TRICKS OUT-TRICK QUINNIPIAC
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team staved off a second-half rally by host Quinnipiac this past Sunday (March 16) to improve to 4-1 on the young season. Sara Flood ’10, Jess Halpern ’11, and Kaitlin Martin ’09 tallied three goals apiece to help Harvard get past the Bobcats, 13-10.
CRIMSON FENCERS CLINCH SIXTH PLACE AT CHAMPS
Harvard fencing wrapped up its 2007-08 campaign with a sixth-place showing at the National Collegiate Championships (March 13-14) in Columbus, Ohio. The Crimson finished with 101 total points to edge Ivy League foe Penn by nine points. Columbia and Penn State, meanwhile, bettered Harvard with tallies of 158 and 155 points to take third and fourth, respectively. Ohio State captured the two-day event with 185 points to finish ahead of second-place Notre Dame.
Individually, senior Edward Sherrill closed out his Harvard career with a fifth-place effort in epee with 14 wins. The senior scored 90 touches en route to earning second team All-America honors. Alexa Weingarden ’08 was eighth in the sabre to pace the women in the second day of action. She finished with 16 victories and scored 98 touches.
— Compiled by Andrew Brooks