24 October 2008

Queen's sailing picks up fourth and eighth

North Fall 2 and Big Apple Classic

By Andrew Bucholtz


The sailing team competed in two regattas on the weekend, placing eighth in the North Fall #2 regatta at the State University of New York Maritime College and fourth at the Big Apple Classic, hosted by Columbia University and Fordham University. At the Big Apple Classic, Queen’s “A” boat sailors Landon Gardner and Allyson Hornby finished third overall in their division after eight races, picking up three second-place finishes along the way. Josh Brown and Dave Knight placed fifth overall in the “B” division after eight races.

At the North Fall#2 regatta, Isaac Bussin and Margaret Casey finished eighth in the “A” division and Ethan Holzer and Seth Whitmore placed eighth in the “B” division. This weekend, the team will compete in the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association Fall Open in Norfolk, Virginia, the McGill Cup regatta in Beaconsfield, Quebec, and the McMillan Cup regatta at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.