Scandal, criticism, mid-season coaching changes — Stanford Sailing endured it all en route to bronze at this year’s spring Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Team Race National Championships, recording the best performance for the team since back-to-back third-place finishes in 2014-15.
Over this weekend, the Stanford sailing team will tack against the wind at the PCCSC Coed Conference Championship. Meanwhile, the Stanford men’s rowing team will find itself at Redwood Shores on Saturday to compete against arch-nemesis Berkeley.
For the first time this year, sailing claimed victory in two events over the same weekend. In Los Angeles, the Cardinal (55) fended off USC (69) and UC Santa Barbara (69) en route to Stanford’s 15th straight championship title in the women’s Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference (PCCSC). The performance qualifies Stanford for the Inter-collegiate…
After brushing off 16 opponents to snatch the Thompson’s Trophy from Thames River, sailing is preparing for an even more crowded — and more challenging — weekend of racing.
Cardinal boats ranged from ocean to ocean over the weekend, as sailing and rowing won a combined three of four competitions.
In their first competition since sweeping the Pac-12 Invitational, Stanford women’s rowing traveled to San Diego to compete in the San Diego Classic Regatta on Saturday and Sunday.
After a first-place showing at the St. Francis Invitational, sailing is gearing up for the Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference (PCCSC) Team Race Championship in San Diego. Women’s rowing will join sailing in SoCal for the San Diego Crew Classic, while the men’s team will stay close to home, hosting the Pac-12 Challenge at Redwood Shores.
Stanford sailing showed no signs of drifting in its first two weekends of competition under interim head coach Clinton Hayes. Former head coach John Vandemoer was fired March 12 when he agreed to plead guilty in a college admissions cheating and money laundering scandal. Spread across the United States from March 23-24, the Cardinal claimed…