Charleston Spring Team Race

Summary

Saturday, March 20:

Thanks to JU, USF Women's, Old Dominion and Tulane for making the trip to Charleston for this years Bob Bavier. We were happy to be greeted with 10-20 knot NE breezes and warmer than predicted temps on day 1. We sailed on crab bank and big oscillations were the dominant feature of the day. Chip Till and his team managed the PRO Duties beautifully and our umpire team led by Jeff Borland worked hard to keep races flowing. We postponed until 10:30 to get racing going due to cold weather and heavy breezes forecasted. The first round robin was in Z420's but after a breakdown we took a break and returned to the bank in FJ's. Racing was close throughout, with teams trading wins and losses throughout the field. CofC Coed sailed consistently well, taking the lead at the end of the day with 2 losses. Tulane was a close 2nd and these two team split wins on the day.

Sunday, March 21:

We were again greeted with breeze in the 10-20 knot range. This built throughout the day and we decided to run one more RR without a final 4 to avoid ties and finish prior to building breezes created havoc. We sailed in the river in front of the center and with opposing breeze the current was minimal. Racing remained tight and we saw a lot of nice passbacks at marks and solid balancing on legs. The final race sailed was actually supposed to be the first race of the day but was shuffled back due to a delay. It was a great battle to the finish with ODU managing to hold on. Made for a great finale and tied up their series... JU took the breaker but ODU laughed last... We'll call it even;) Special Thanks to Mitch Brindley who served as ICSA Rep, umpires Jeff Borland, Ryan Davidson, Kathy and Mike Lindgren, PRO Chip Till and helpers Mark and Mary Carol Deguire and Jeff Doyle. Congrats to the Cougars Coed team who defended their 2020 Title.

Final Results

#SchoolTeamRec.SkippersCrews
1CharlestonCollege of CharlestonCougars 113/2Jack Brown '21Jack Sutton '22
Malcolm Benn Smith '21Peter Barron '21
Hunter Skinner '20Noelle Owen '23
Paris Henken '19Hannah Kinder '21
Hunter Skinner '20
2TulaneTulane UniversityGreen Wave10/5Marcus Huttunen '24Gillian Perrell '24
Cameron Giblin '23Lydia Brown '23
Ciara Rodriguez-Horan '22Ciara Rodriguez-Horan '22
Thad Lettsome '24Kit Stoll '23
Andrea Riefkohl Gonzalez '24
*3JacksonvilleJacksonville UniversityFins8/7Andre Guaragna '21Mia Porter '22
Charlotte Rose '22Mary Mann '23
Gordon Gurnell '23Mary Mann '23
Lucien Parker '24
Josh Becker '24
**4Old DominionOld Dominion UniversityMonarchs8/7Bridget Groble '21Abigail Tutt '21
Parker Purrington '23Emily Harrison '21
Hannah Pokorny '21Katherine Barton '23
John Glenn '21
*5CharlestonCollege of CharlestonCougars 23/12Marian Frances Williams '21Roxanne Snyder '23
Kelly-Ann Arrindell '20Cara Samson '24
Grace Squires '24Anna Sherry '23
Kiera Oreardon '22Julia Jeffries '23
**6South FloridaUniversity of South FloridaBulls Women3/12Marina Barzaghi '21Carolina Perez Rovira '22
Kathryn Bornarth '21Olivia Smith '23
Sydney Monahan '23Samantha Kappaz '21
Lily Theisen '23
Sym.Explanation
*Number of races won when tied teams met (2)
**Number of races won when tied teams met (1)