Cougars 4th in women’s regatta

CRANSTON, R.I. — The No. 3-ranked College of Charleston women’s sailing team placed fourth overall in the 17-team Dellenbaugh Women’s Trophy regatta field this past weekend.

Senior skipper Clerc Cooper and sophomore crew Chloe Dapp finished in sixth in A-Division compiling 49 points, while freshman skipper Elizabeth Pemberton and junior crew Beka Schiff won B-Division by a one-point margin (28 points) over runner-up Brown (29 points).

Six races were sailed across both A-and B-Divisions as the Cougars combined for 77 points at the regatta, just seven points out of first and tied with third-place MIT, who won the head-to-head tiebreaker.

CofC will compete this weekend at the SAISA Team Race Championship hosted by South Florida on April 11-12 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Despite suffering back-to-back team defeats to the University of Alabama-Birmingham and the Louisiana-Monroe, the College of Charleston’s top sand volleyball pairing of Melissa Morello and Catey Warren went undefeated to claim top honors in the overall pairs competition at the Georgia State Invitational in Atlanta.

The Cougars fell 3-2 to UAB and 5-0 to Louisiana-Monroe. But Morello and Warren teamed to win three matches to win the pairs championship. Lizzie Theesfeld and Maddie Hills finished ninth overall by winning the consolation side of the gold bracket.

Charleston Southern freshman Milleina Ohara (74-75—149) tied for seventh as the Bucs finished third at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate in Morganton, N.C., on Monday. Ohara tied with with teammate Shelby Thompson (72-77).

CSU (604) was four shots behind champion Appalachian State, while St. Leo (602) was second in the 36-hole event.

College of Charleston senior Brice Allanic was selected this week’s CAA men’s tennis player of the week. Allanic received the honor after going a combined 4-0 at No. 1 singles and doubles in a pair of 6-1 victories over The Citadel and CAA foe James Madison last week.

College of Charleston struggled early in doubles and singles but was able to narrow the gap late in the match in a 4-3 loss in men’s tennis to Presbyterian in Clinton.

College of Charleston senior Jenny Falcone and junior Katherine Schofield were named the CAA women’s tennis doubles team of the week. Falcone and Schofield picked up their second weekly honor of the season after going 2-0 against conference foes at No. 1 doubles last week.