South Florida sailing captured 11th place at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women’s North American Championship Wednesday on Lake St. Clair in Detroit.
USF’s “A” team, consisting of Amanda Oliver and Genoa Griffin, and the “B” team, consisting of Ali Deese and Claudia Agnado, both sailing Vanguard 420’s, finished 12th in their respective classes. The “A” team earned 168 points, while the “B” team earned 204 points.
Griffin and Oliver finished second in the seventh and 11th races, but their highest finish came in the last race where they placed first.
Deese and Agnado placed third in the first race of the day. This proved to be their best finish of the regatta.
Tufts University was the national champion, and St. Mary University out of Maryland placed second. USF had the best finish of the three Conference USA representatives as Tulane and Marquette finished 15th and 18th, respectively.