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Hampton University Sailing Team Earns Third Straight Co-ed National Bid
05/18/2018 - #188

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – Having to finish in the top nine at the America Trophy to qualify for the 2018 Gill Co-Ed National Championships, the Hampton sailing team earned its third straight bid to nationals with a ninth place finish.

The 2018 Gill Co-Ed Nationals will be held at Old Dominion University from May 29 to June 1.

Old Dominion took the title with 187 points to lead an 18-team regatta.  Hampton totaled 297 points to lock its nationals bid by 20 points over tenth-place Kings Point.

Sailing A Division for Hampton was Maximilian Kuester and Dario Abou Rjeili who took top five finishes in eight of 18 races to amass 121 points.  They finished fifth amongst the A Division boats.

In the B Division for Hampton was Filip Stevanovic and Elisabeth Kuester who finished in the top five in four races for a total of 176 points.  They were ninth amongst the B Division boats.

For more information on Hampton University sailing, please contact the Office of Sports Information at 757-727-5757 or visit the official Pirates website at www.hamptonpirates.com.

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