Sports Wrap


The Harvard men's and women's sailing teams opened up their spring seasons this weekend.

The men's team claimed fourth in the Boston Dinghy Cup, which it hosted this weekend on the Charles and lost out to only one New England team, Boston University.

The women placed second in the Intersectionals held on Mystic Take to the hosts.

Senior skipper Ted Kennan and freshman crew Andy Ruff paced the men with a third place finish in the B division. The women were led by senior skipper Jenkins and sophomore crew Beth Prvor, who finished third in the A division, as well skipper Rachel Givelber and Nan I conard, who claimed second in the B division.

The women will compete for the Wick Trophy at MIT next weekend and the men will go after the Trophy.

Men's Swimming

The Harvard men's swimming last week, its best showing in the national tournament in five years.

Diver Dan Watson turned in the best individual performances for the Crimson, taking third place in the one-meter diving competition and sixth in the three-meter.


All three Cantab swimmers at the meet turned in personal best times, and all scored points for the team. Dave Berkoff grabbed 11th place in the 100-meter backstroke, and Peter Egan 14th in the 200 butterfly.

Tim Ford rounded out Harvard's performance by posting a time of 15:19.44 in the 1650 free, good enough for 16th place.


The Harvard cycling team finished third in a field of 15 schools at a Northeastern Conference meet held at Worchester Polytechnical Institute yesterday.

Sophomores Mary Berle, who finished in fourth place in the women's race, and John Tomlinson who was second in the men's "B" race, were the individual stars of Harvard's showing.