|Charlotte Lenz skippered in B division for the Jumbos|
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Tufts University women's sailing team finished ninth of the 13 teams competing at Connecticut College's Stu Nelson Trophy over the weekend.
The Jumbos scored 89 in A division and 53 in B division for a 142 total. They were one point out of eighth place where MIT had a 141 score. The Jumbos were ahead of 10th-place Coast Guard (149) by seven.
Yale won the regatta with a scoring line of 41-30-71.
Saturday was a great day of racing on the Thames River. A strong ebbing tide, from recent rain, created a challenging course and start line. Eight races were contested. Only one race was completed in both divisions due to tough conditions on Sunday. The course was challenging with a strong ebbing tide and breeze fighting to hold.