As racing kicked off quickly Wednesday we were greeted with a brisk northerly wind and a cold dark skies only broken by a few scattered showers. With the wind at a consistent 15-18 knots, peaking at 20 intermittently, throughout the day Race Committee was able to get 8 exciting races off in both A and B fleets. A big thank you to all those that gave their time to make Sugar Bowl 2016 a reality: Brian David, Sugar Bowl Regatta Committee Chairman, scorer, Protest Committee Fritz Fromherz, Sugar Bowl Regatta Committee Vice Chairman, Peter Hopkins, PRO, signal boat Frank Collins, signal boat Larry Taggart, signal boat Steve Brinson, signal boat Margie Offan, signal boat Erstin Reisch, signal boat David Mass, signal boat Isabelle Schneidau, signal boat Peter Hopkins, Jr., windward markset/safety boat Kurt Fromherz, windward markset/safety boat John David, leeward markset/safety boat Troy David, leeward markset/safety boat Karen Reisch, Protest Committee
Racing on the second day was accompanied by some momentary sunshine, and slightly lighter winds. Another big thank you to the race committee for finishing the full rotation in a timely manner. After a hard fought battle, between Wisconsin and Tulane, Tulane came out of its final protest victorious. The regatta was scored out to fifth place, with Texas A&M in fifth, Ohio State University in fourth, Ohio University in third, University of Wisconsin Madison taking second, and Tulane University winning the event. Low point skipper and crew awards were awarded to Malcolm Kriegel (Tulane B crew), Jessica Oswalt (Tulane B skipper), Katie Hall (Wisconsin A crew), and Whitney Kent (Wisconsin A skipper).
|1||Tulane University||Green Wave||32||28||60|
|2||University of Wisconsin||Badgers||26||35||61|
|4||Ohio State University||Buckeyes||42||60||102|
|5||Texas A&M University||Aggies||63||67||130|
|6||University of Texas||Longhorns||85||74||159|
|7||University of Central Oklahoma||Bronchos||83||92||175|
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.