|MaryClaire Kiernan skippered the runner-up Tufts A's|
BRANFORD, Conn. - Senior skipper MaryClaire Kiernan with classmate Julia Fuller as crew placed second in A division as the Tufts University women's sailing team took sixth place at the Yale Inter-Conference Regatta held Saturday and Sunday.
With 18 teams competing in two divisions of 12 races apiece, the Jumbo teams scored 63 in A's and 144 in B's for a 207 total. They were up 16 on seventh-place St. Mary's of Maryland's 223 final score, and were 16 back of fifth-place College of Charleston (191). Yale won its own event with a 136 final.
Kiernan and Fuller's 63 score was 14 behind A division winner Rhode Island (49). The Tufts duo won the 10th race and had second-place showings in the fourth and sixth starts. Seven times in the 12 races they placed among the top five.