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Bulls Finish 13th at St. Mary’s Women’s Regatta

March 20, 2017
By  USF

TAMPA, MARCH 20, 2017 – The University of South Florida sailing team placed 13th at the St. Mary’s Women’s Regatta over the weekend in St. Mary’s City, Md.

There was not much separation between the two teams in front of the Bulls, as they were just two points outside of 11th.

Boston College took home first place, followed by College of Charleston, Brown, Hobart and Yale. Connecticut College, Georgetown, University of Rhode Island, Tufts University and St. Mary’s College rounded out the top-10. George Washington University and Wisconsin finished 11 and 12, respectively, just ahead of USF.

Notables

·         In the B division, junior Sarah Streater (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and classmate Mandi Dickie (Minneapolis) were just one point outside of second, finishing third. The tandem claimed victory in one of the 13 races.

·         Senior Alison Knoles (Gross Ile, Mich.), freshman Delaney Brown (West Palm, Fla.) and sophomore Rachel Yannelli (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) finished 16th.  

·         Conditions were frigid with snow flurries in the area for much of Sunday.

Up Next

The Bulls return to the College of Charleston for the third time this spring for the SAISA Women's Spring Championship, which is the qualifier for nationals.

About USF Sailing

The USF sailing program has reached the national finals in four of the last five years. The Bulls finished in the top 10 during the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The sailing team is based out of St. Petersburg and led by head coach Allison Jolly, a 2016 Florida Sports Hall of Fame inductee. Follow the team on social media (Twitter | Facebook ) and visit GoUSFBulls.com for the most up-to-date information.  

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