ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Stanford finished 12th among 18 teams Friday at the Sperry Top-Sider Women’s Nationals.
The Cardinal registered 336 points in 17 races across two divisions. Dartmouth claimed the national title for the second consecutive year with 185 points, followed by Yale (190) and Navy (275).
Sarah Mace, Lily Katz, Samantha Steele and Michelle Catania represented Stanford in division-A and combined for 192 points. Over the two-day finals, the quartet compiled seven top-10 finishes in 17 races. Friday’s racing was highlighted by a fourth-place result in the fourth race.
McKinney and Namikawa opened Friday’s competition with a fifth-place result, followed by a seventh-place showing. After finishing 11th in the third race, the duo responded with two consecutive sixth-place results. McKinney and Namikawa placed 11th in the following stanza but finished the regatta strong with an eighth-place finish.
Stanford will turn its attention to the APS Team Race Championship in College Park, Md., for the next three days. The Gill Coed Championship begins next Tuesday at the same location.