MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME DINGHY SAILING
Northeastern Oberg Trophy
Saturday - Sunday, October 24-25, 2015
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Massachusetts Maritime dinghy sailing team enjoyed a solid weekend of competition over the weekend at the Northeastern Oberg Trophy that took place on the Charles River.
Freshman Frank Reeg (Spring Lake, Mich.), sophomore Jeffrey Adam (Newport, R.I.) and freshman Matthew Schaefer (Stratford, Conn.) were the respective skippers in the Buccaneer “A”, “B” and “C” entries, as freshman Jacquelynn Devore (Chesapeake, Va.) joined Reeg in the A vessel while junior Evan Sampou (West Newbury, Mass.) and Sergio Gratta (Sarasota, Fla.) sailed in the Buccaneer “B” and “C” boats. Massachusetts Maritime recorded a trio of top three finishes in several races and competed for mid-fleet position, as the Buccaneers finished 15th overall in the final team standings, topping Vermont, Salve Regina and New Hampshire.
MIT took top honors in the competition, with Dartmouth and Bowdoin finishing in the respective runner-up and third place spots.
Massachusetts Maritime will host the New England Fall Invitational next weekend at the Keith Hartford Sailing Center in Bourne, Mass. while also competing at both the Tufts Nickerson Trophy and MIT Schell Trophy.