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Stanford Women Sailors Earn 5th At Charleston Spring Intersectional
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 02/12/2002

Feb. 9-10, 2002

Charleston, SC - Sophomore Jen Porter came back strong at this Spring's first major Intersectional Championship at the College of Charleston this past weekend. Porter had been sidelined since November after surgery to repair a shoulder injury. After a few days of practice, Porter and crew Jessica Gray '04 shuttled off to Charleston to compete against the big teams back east. They were off to a slow start in A-Division, but battled back after race 5 in the 13 race series. Porter & Gray finished off the weekend with a 1,2,9,2,2,3 in the last half of the regatta, earning 3rd overall in A-Division.

B-Division skipper Ashley Frush '04 and crew Kara Sweeney '03 sailed a solid regatta, breaking into the top 5 of B-Division in almost half the races they sailed. On Sunday, skipper Rachel White '02 took the tiller and sailed with Sweeney earning a 5,6,9,7,4 in the last three sets of races. The Stanford B-Division earned 7th in their division.

Thirteen colleges competed in the event. Stanford finished at 140 points overall, losing a tie-breaker for 4th with Georgetown to finish 5th overall.

RESULTS:
1. Brown University 90 pts.
2. Old Dominion University 108 pts.
3. Charleston 111 pts.
4. Georgetown, 140 pts.
5. Stanford University, 140 pts.
6. Charleston 2
7. Harvard
8. University of South Florida
9. Boston University
10. Coast Guard
11. UC Berkeley
12. Eckerd
13. Washington College


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