Madison, WIS. -- The College of Charleston sailing team finished fourth in the ICSA team race nationals, which wrapped up Monday on Lake Mendota.
The Cougars reached the four-team championship round, going 1-2 to cap its showing in the second of three spring nationals being sailed in Madison.
St. Mary's (Md.) went 2-1 in the final round to go 12-5 overall and win the 14-team regatta, taking the title from Boston College, which won last season.
Boston College finished second, losing in a tiebreaker to St. Mary's after finishing 12-5 as well. In third was Georgetown with a 10-7 overall mark, while the Cougars were just a race shy of third with a 9-8 record.
Charleston went 4-2 in the opening round robin Saturday to advance to the second round robin, where the team went 3-4. The Cougars went 5-2 in the third round to end the round robin competition with an 8-6 mark, good for a berth in the championship round.
The Cougars will next compete in the ICSA coed dinghy national championship.
Charleston Southern women's coach Julie Goodenough announced the hiring of Jarod Newland to the Bucs' coaching staff beginning next season.
Newland will serve as the recruiting coordinator and will specifically work with the post players. He arrives after spending four years at Missouri and four years as a student assistant at Texas Tech. Newland spent the last two years as an assistant coach with Missouri.