Kingston, Ont. (September 11, 2017) – Zac Baum (Toronto, Ont.) and Darcy Wells (Rothesay, N.B.) of sailing have been named the Gabriel Pizza Queen’s University Varsity Club Athletes of the Week for the period ending September 10, 2017.
Zac Baum of the sailing team is the Queen’s University Male Club Athlete of the Week. Baum skippered for the Queen’s ‘A’ Division boat at the Laurier / Waterloo Invitational Regatta this weekend at the Conestoga Sailing Club. Darcy Wells is the Queen’s University Female Club Athlete of the Week. Wells was on the ‘A’ Division crew alongside teammate Baum during the Regatta.
Baum and Wells worked together in out-playing, out-smarting, and out-working their competitors to win every single race in the series.
Their success allowed Queen’s to win the ‘A’ Division by 11 points and secure a massive victory for Queen’s at the event - claiming 1st overall at the Canadian Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s first regatta of the 2017 Fall Season.