GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 20, 2019) - The second weekend of spring break found Rollins Varsity Sailing on waters of Lake Wauberg, well known for its spiders, gators, and Gators.
The home waters of University of Florida sailing was busy all day with canoe races, paddle boats and catamarans on the edge of the regatta race course where six conference rivals faced off in SAISA sailing competition.
Teagan Walsh and Corinne Keogh (sailing A-division), and Simon Munoz and Harrison Fang in B-division represented the Tars who came to continue their efforts to become a bigger factor in their conference, and to climb in the division standings.
After the day's slate of six races, the Tars finished fourth highlighted by the sailing of Walsh and Keogh took first place in one race and took second in two others. The first place finish was the Tars fifth of the year and first in SAISA-Points competition since March 21, 2015 when Tars Maria Ayala and Chantal Singer scored a first at South Points 4.
The regatta also marked the Tars sixth ICSA competition of the spring and the first time since before 2009 that the Tars have sailed that many in a single season.
Added together, this kept the Tars in 7th place in the division and still in the hunt for 6thwith its ticket to Wilmington, NC on April 6 & 7 for the SAISA conference championship.
This week, it's back to practice for the Tars who look down a homestretch that includes racing this weekend at USF where the Tars take this season's final shot to leapfrog FSU or Miami into sixth place and a berth in the conference championship.
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