While the Crimson co-ed sailing squad was split between three regattas over the two days, the women’s team competed at just one regatta, the Women’s Stu Nelson Trophy, and brought home Harvard’s best result of the weekend, a runner-up team finish.
Coming into the final competition of its 2009 fall schedule, the Harvard women’s golf team was feeling confident about its most recent play. Having won its previous tournament at Yale, the Crimson traveled to the Saucon Valley Country Club, located in Bethlehem, Penn., to compete in the Kelly Gutshall Invitational hosted by Lehigh University this past weekend. But with the onset of winter weather throughout much of the Northeast, the Harvard squad was not even sure it would be able to try to end its fall campaign on a high note this weekend.
The holiday weekend provided some much-needed rest for many Harvard students, but for the Harvard sailing team, the three-day respite was especially welcome.
For the first and only time during its fall season, the Crimson sailors competed in only one regatta during a weekend, and the co-ed squad had a four-man contingent place third overall at the Moody Trophy in Wakefield, R.I.
After falling just short of the team title and claiming runner-up honors in its last tournament, the Harvard women’s golf team claimed its first victory of the season over the weekend, winning the Yale Fall Intercollegiate tournament, which took place at The Course at Yale.