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Men’s Sailing Places Third in ICSA Singlehanded National Championship

WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University sailing team traveled to Holland, Michigan over the weekend to compete in the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Singlehanded National Championships. Freshman Ford McCann (Houston, Texas / Episcopal) placed third in a field of 18 boats over the weekend in the ICSA Men's Singlehanded National Championship, hosted by Grand Valley State. On the women's side, sophomore Carly Broussard (Newport, R.I. / Kentucky Country Day) placed fifth in the ICSA Singlehanded Women's National Championship.
 
ICSA Men's Singlehanded National Championship (Nov. 3-4; Holland, Mich.)
In his first career ICSA Singlehanded National Championship, McCann earned third place with 73 points, two points behind second place Leo Bouchard of St. Mary's College. McCann finished nine of the 14 races among the top five, three of which were first place finishes. McCann, Bouchard and Yale's Nic Baird were neck and neck until the final race, when McCann fell short of Bouchard and finished third, just two points head of Baird.
 
Results (top 5 of 18 overall): 1. Harvard (40); 2. St. Mary's College (71); 3. Georgetown (73); 4. Yale (75); 5. Brown (84)
Georgetown Lineup: Ford McCann – 73 points
 
ICSA Singlehanded Women's National Championship (Nov. 3-4; Holland, Mich.)
Broussard finished fifth in a field of 18 boats over the weekend in the ICSA Singlehanded National Championship in Holland, Michigan. Broussard accumulated 83 points in 14 races, just four points behind fourth place Hannah Steadman of Brown. The sophomore landed among the top five in seven races, two of which were in first place.
 
Results (top 5 of 18 overall): 1. Stanford (60); 2. Jacksonville (61); 3. Boston College (69); 4. Brown (79); 5. Georgetown (83)
Georgetown Lineup: Carly Broussard – 83 points
 
The Blue & Gray will compete next weekend, Nov. 10-11 in ICSA Match Racing Nationals in Balboa, California.
 
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