WC Sailing Qualifies for War Memorial Thanks to 4th-Place Finish at Luce Regatta

WC Sailing Qualifies for War Memorial Thanks to 4th-Place Finish at Luce Regatta

Sunkler & Lienert Place Third in A Division, Hart & Vernon Take Third in B Division

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. — The Washington College sailing team has qualified for the War Memorial - the MAISA Fall Co-Ed Dinghy Championships - for the first time in three years thanks to a fourth-place finish among 16 teams at the Luce Regatta, hosted by St. Mary's, this weekend. 

Luce Regatta

Washington College Highlights
- Skipper Will Sunkler and crew Ellie Lienert placed third A Division for Washington. They recorded seven top-five finishes in the division's 15 races, including a second-place finish in race 4A.
- Skipper Paul Hart and crew Andrew Vernon were third in B Division. They had 11 top-five and 13 top-six finishes in the division's 15 races, winning race 4B.

Notes
- Ten races in A Division and eight in B Division sailed on Saturday. Five more in A Division and seven in B Division sailed on Sunday.
- The top three teams at the Luce Regatta who hadn't previously qualified for the War Memorial secured the 13th, 14th, and 15th, spots at the 18-team championships. Christopher Newport, who won the Luce, and Stevens, who finished second, joined Washington in qualifying for the War Memorial. St. Mary's was third but had already qualified for the War Memorial.
- The final three spots at the War Memorial will be awarded to the non-previously qualified teams that finish the highest in the MAISA North, Central, and South, series respectively.   

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