Sports, Fall

Sailing Competes At Atlantic Coast Championships


The men’s sailing team headed to Connecticut while the women’s team took to the Charles for the Atlantic Coast championships. The women finished in seventh place after losing a head-to-head tiebreaker against St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

The two teams finished the weekend with 311 points. Navy led the sailors, scoring 219 points with an exceptional 93 points on Saturday and 126 on Sunday. Boston College will head to New York next week for the ICSA National Championship before taking a hiatus until the Rose Bowl in January. At the Atlantic Coast Championship, the Eagles finished in second behind the U.S. Naval Academy by five points.

Women’s Rowing

Boston College finished the fall season on Saturday at The Foot of the Charles regatta. The varsity crew placed first and fourth in the 4+ event, while the 8+ event’s rowers placed third and 14th.

Boat A of the 4+ event was led by Megan Bailey, Caroline Henry, Emma Metzger, Claire Mason, and Haley Clarke, who finished 56 seconds ahead of Radcliffe, the biggest lead in any of Saturday’s races.

Northeastern A led the 8+ event, finishing four seconds over Radcliffe A and 45 seconds ahead of BC.
The team will return for the spring season in March for the Jesuit Cup.

Featured Image by Jordan Pentaleri / Heights Editor

November 16, 2014