Sperry Top-Sider Women's Finals

Summary

Wednesday, May 22:

The nine teams that qualified from the Semi-Finals series, listed in order, are: Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Eckerd College, Brown University, Georgetown University, University of South Florida, Connecticut College, Roger Williams University and William Smith College.

The National Championships got underway just after 1 p.m. The competitors sailed under sunny skies, temperatures in the mid-80s with a westerly wind around 7-10 knots building to 12 knots at times.

The bottom of the racecourse had beautiful conditions and it got shiftier at the top of the course. The top was set under the hotel at the causeway causing more variable conditions.

Thursday, May 23:

Racing got underway around 12 p.m. under sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s ??" a beautiful day for sailing. A-division and B-division started the racing with their seventh race in the series competing on an inner and outer trapezoid course.

The winds were pretty steady today around 7 knots from a southwesterly direction, with a little stronger breeze later in the afternoon.

Friday, May 24:

Today was the last day of racing for the Sperry Top-Sider/ICSA Women’s National Championship on Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Fla. The event is co-hosted by the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Eckerd College and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Eighteen women’s collegiate teams raced for the Gerald C. Miller Trophy and Dartmouth College came out the victor.

The competitors arrived to a nice westerly wind around 5 ??" 7 knots. The westerly started to die a bit, but built back up to 10 ??" 12 knots with puffs around 14 knots in the afternoon making it the best day of racing so far. The sun was shining and temperatures were in the high 80s. Racing got underway around 12 p.m. and four races were completed in both A and B divisions on trapezoid courses. The Championship was completes with 18 total races in each division.

Score summary

SchoolTeamABTOT
1DartmouthBig Green68135203
2St. Mary'sSeahawks120121241
3CornellBig Red113154267
*4Boston CollegeEagles163105268
*5StanfordCardinal157111268
6YaleBulldogs18389272
7CharlestonCougars163116279
8Connecticut CollegeCamels121168289
9BrownBears153163316
10South FloridaBulls160175335
11GeorgetownHoyas184158342
12EckerdTritons206148354
13NavyMidshipmen105256361
14Hobart & William SmStatesmen168194362
15Roger WilliamsHawks211171382
16MinnesotaMinnesota Women248251499
17WashingtonHuskies262263525
18TexasLonghorns293301594
Sym.Explanation
*Head-to-head tiebreaker

Score history

The following chart shows the relative rank of the teams as of the race indicated. Note that the races are ordered by number, then division, which may not represent the order in which the races were actually sailed.

The first place team as of a given race will always be at the top of the chart. The spacing from one team to the next shows relative gains/losses made from one race to the next. You may hover over the data points to display the total score as of that race.

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