Bowdoin Sailing To Make First Appearance at Match Race Nationals

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BRUNSWICK, Maine - Four members of the Bowdoin College sailing team will compete at the 2017 Match Race National Championships beginning on Friday in Charleston, S.C.

It is the first time that the Polar Bears have qualified for the event, as the squad earned a trip thanks to a second-place finish at the New England Match Race Championship on the weekend of October 14-15.

Racing begins on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. and continues through Sunday based on results. Harrison Hawk, Matt Safford, Marie Bergsund, and Alden Grimes will be competing for Bowdoin.

Complete championship information can be found here: