2014-15 MIT Sailing News

May 4, 2015
Coed Sailing Closes out Season at New England Dinghy Championship
NEWPORT, R.I. – In its final outing of the season, the nationally ranked No. 19 MIT coed sailing team finished 12th out of 18 teams at the New England Dinghy Championship hosted by Salve Regina University this past weekend. Brown University took top honors with 184 points, edging out the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (185), and Yale University (188).

April 27, 2015
Lesh, Zhang Collect NEISA Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following the conclusion of this weekend's NEISA Women's Championship – hosted by Boston College – MIT juniors Robyn Lesh (Everson, Wash.) and Elizabeth Zhang (Lexington, Mass.) each collected conference honors following Tech's 10th place finish on Sunday.

April 26, 2015
MIT Sailing Exhibits Strong Effort in Four Races
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It was an extremely busy weekend for the 13th ranked MIT women's sailing team and 19th ranked co-ed squad as the Engineers competed in a trio regattas, including the NEISA Women's Championship at Boston College.

April 19, 2015
MIT Sailing Shines In Four Races
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It was a busy weekend for the MIT sailing teams – 13th ranked women's team and 19th ranked coed squad – as the Engineers competed in four regattas this past weekend.

April 12, 2015
MIT Sailing Shines at Emily Wick Trophy & Fowle Trophy
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & NEW LONDON, Conn. – It was a busy weekend for the MIT sailing team as the Cardinal and Gray competed in a pair of regattas – the Emily Wick Trophy at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and Fowle Trophy, hosted by Harvard University.

April 5, 2015
Tech Places Third at Dellenbaugh Women’s Trophy, Competes at BU Trophy and Lynne Marchiando Regatta
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It was a busy weekend for the MIT Sailing, which competed in three regattas. Tech's highest finish occurred at the Dellenbaugh Women's Trophy – hosted by Brown University – as the Engineers placed third overall.

March 29, 2015
Tech Finishes Sixth at Duplin Women's Team Race
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT women's sailing team, which is receiving votes from Sailing World's College Rankings – registered a sixth-place performance this past weekend at the Duplin Women's Team Race, which was hosted by Tufts University.

March 22, 2015
Tech Places Fourth at So. New England Team Race, Finishes 2-1
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Competing in just one regatta this past weekend, the MIT coed sailing team finished fourth at the Southern New England Team Race, hosted by Connecticut College.

March 15, 2015
MIT Sailing Competes at John Jackson Team Race, Navy Spring Women's Race
WASHINGTON, D.C. & ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Returning the water for the second time this month, the MIT coed and women's sailing teams competed at the John Jackson Team Race & Navy Spring Women's Race, respectively, this past weekend.

March 1, 2015
MIT Sailing Commences Spring Season with Second Place Performance at Frank Mendleblatt Team Race
TAMPA BAY, Fla. – Competing for the first time since last November, the MIT coed sailing team returned to the water this past weekend and finished second out of nine teams in the Frank Mendleblatt Team Race.

November 9, 2014
Robyn Lesh Finishes 10th at Women's Singlehanded National Championship
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – As only the third MIT women's sailor to qualify for the ICSA/Laser Performance Women's Singlehanded National Championship, junior Robyn Lesh (Everson, Wash.) claimed 10th place this past weekend.

November 4, 2014
Area sailor returns to Bellingham Bay to compete for national championship
Robyn Lesh, who will be competing in this weekend's 2014 Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Singlehanded National Championship, will be sailing on Bellingham Bay, which was where she learned to sail.

November 2, 2014
Sailing Competes at Nickerson Trophy, Schell Trophy and Victorian Coffee Urn
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In a full weekend of competition, the No. 15 MIT coed sailing team captured 10th place at the Nickerson Trophy, while finishing 13th at the Schell Trophy.

October 26, 2014
MIT Sailing Competes at Hoyt Trophy, Stu Nelson Trophy and 76th Annual Oberg Trophy
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing in a trio of regattas this past weekend, the No. 15 MIT coed sailing team registered three top 10 finishes at each event.

October 23, 2014
No. 15 MIT Sailing Competes In Midweek Firefly
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Competing in their second Midweek Firefly of the season, the No. 15 MIT coed sailing team sailed to third, fourth, fifth and seventh place finishes out of seven teams on Thursday, October 23.

October 19, 2014
No. 12 MIT Coed Sailing Finishes First, Eight and Ninth at Firefly/FJ Invite, Finishes Strong at Captain Hurst Bowl and Yale Women's Intersectional
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Led by freshmen Great Farrell (Huntington, N.Y.) and Cutter O’Connell (San Diego, Calif.), the No. 12 MIT coed sailing team recorded first, eighth and ninth place finishes at the Firefly/FJ Invite this past weekend.

October 12, 2014
MIT Sailing Places Second at Barnett Trophy
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Competing in two regattas this past weekend, the No. 12 MIT coed sailing team finished second at the Barnett Trophy hosted by Bowdoin College.

October 10, 2014
Robyn Lesh to Represent MIT Sailing at National Championship
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the second time in her career, MIT junior Robyn Lesh (Everson, Wash.) will be competing in the Laser Performance College Sailing Singlehanded Nationals hosted by Western Washington University from Friday, November 7 to Sunday, November 9.

October 5, 2014
Robyn Lesh Qualifies For The National Championship, MIT Sailing Finishes Second At Smith Trophy
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Robyn Lesh (Everson, Wash.) highlighted another successful weekend for the No. 15 MIT co-ed sailing team as she qualified for the National Championship at Western Washington University in November.

September 28, 2014
MIT Sailing Finishes First at St. Mary's Fall Inter-Conference
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In another full weekend of competition, the No. 15 MIT coed sailing team captured first place at the St. Mary’s Fall Inter-Conference regatta and fifth at the Hood Trophy, which was hosted by Tufts University.

September 25, 2014
Sailing Has Solid Outing at Midweek Firefly Regatta
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its first Midweek Firefly Regatta of the season, the MIT sailing team claimed fourth, 13th, 14th, 17th, and 18th place out of 20 teams on Thursday afternoon.

September 21, 2014
Sailing Earns Top 10 Finishes at Mrs. Hurst Bowl and Hatch Brown Trophy
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT’s sailing team continued their momentum from a week ago with two strong performances this past weekend at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl and Hatch Brown Trophy. The Engineers finished fourth at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl and sixth at the Hatch Brown Trophy.

September 15, 2014
MIT Sailing Finishes Among Top Three In Three Regattas
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its first full weekend of competition, the MIT sailing team recorded runner-up performances at the Toni Deutsch Regatta and Phillip Harman Cup, while placing third at the Penobscot Bay Open, sixth at the Harvard Invitational and 131th at the Harry Anderson Trophy.

August 5, 2014
Sailing Collects ICSA Academic Accolades
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT sailing team saw Iris Xu ’14 (Madison, Wis.) and seniors Laura Dunphy (Shelburne, Vt.) and Kayla Ngan (Sudbury, Mass.) receive academic accolades from the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) this week. Xu earned a spot on the All-Academic first team, becoming the first female sailor and fourth overall to be a repeat first-team pick. Dunphy and Ngan, meanwhile, were tabbed for their first awards from the association as they represented the Engineers on the all-conference team.