RWU Sailing Ranked #1 in Nation
Co-Ed team receives top college ranking from Sailing World
BRISTOL, R.I. – With the release of the first Sailing World college rankings of the Spring, the Roger Williams University Sailing team finds itself ranked first in the nation in the Co-Ed division.
Roger Williams tied with Hobart & William Smith College for six first-place votes. The Hawks earned 257 points, edging Hobart & William Smith by four points for #1 in the country.
Roger Williams is off to a strong start in the spring, picking up wins at the Bavier Trophy, the Rudkin Team Race, the Graham Hall Team Race, and the Boston University Team Race. The Hawks have won at least one race per weekend this Spring and have finished in the top third in six of the 11 regattas they have competed in since the beginning of the Spring. In addition, Martim Anderson and Rebecca Anderson were recently named New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association Coed Sailors of the Week
This marks the third time in the history of Roger Williams Sailing that the program has achieved the number one national ranking. The Hawks achieved the top ranking spot back in November of 2011.