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Sails of glory: A Rio retrospective

Sails of glory: A Rio retrospective

Amid a slew of fears with regard to safety, sewage and gas station bathrooms, the Summer Olympics managed to captivate millions of viewers as it dominated the sports world for two weeks in Rio de Janeiro. Sending 11 sailors from the varsity sailing program to the Summer Olympics over the past 50 years, the College...
Semester in review : the top five stories you don't want to miss

Semester in review : the top five stories you don’t want to miss

On the off chance you weren’t checking cisternyard.com in all your free time this semster, you may have missed some of the most noteworthy, record breaking, and influential news stories from August to December. But not to worry, below we’ve compiled the top five news stories from the semester that you do not want to...
Racing to Rio: Sailors Suit Up for the Summer Games

Racing to Rio: Sailors Suit Up for the Summer Games

The College of Charleston sailing team has a storied history of success that spans the globe. In 2014-15, the College won the Leonard B. Fowle Trophy awarded to the best team at the national championships for the sixth time in school history. With six titles, the College trails only the U.S. Naval Academy (10) and...
Charleston sailing's Clerc Cooper readies for singlehanded national championship

Charleston sailing’s Clerc Cooper readies for singlehanded national championship

For an example of how the love of a sport can lead kids to future success, look no further than College of Charleston senior sailor, Clerc Cooper. Cooper, an All-American honorable mention in 2014, is one of five Charleston sailors heading to the ICSA Singlehanded National Championships in Bellingham, Wash. on Nov. 8-9, but she...
EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Ali Blumenthal brings All-American talent to Charleston sailing

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Ali Blumenthal brings All-American talent to Charleston sailing

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on a student athlete at the College of Charleston that our sports staff thinks you should know. This week, we highlight junior crew Ali Blumenthal of the sailing team. With a beautiful location, a fleet of...
Organized Chaos: The Double Life of Sailing Star Carly Shevitz

Organized Chaos: The Double Life of Sailing Star Carly Shevitz

It’s 9 a.m. and Carly Shevitz just finished her morning workout. Next, she dashes to and from classes and then to her executive board meeting at the Jewish Student Union. Senior Carly Shevitz has served on the Jewish Student Union’s executive board for three years in a row, and now serves as president. At the...
NATIONAL CHAMPION: Maegli delivers another title

NATIONAL CHAMPION: Maegli delivers another title

College of Charleston senior and 2012 Olympian Juan Maegli blistered the top singlehanded field in collegiate sailing over the weekend to win his second ICSA men’s singlehanded national title. Maegli, who also won the singlehanded title in 2009, demolished the 18-boat field – which featured both last season’s collegiate sailor of the year and the...
Photo Essay: CofC Sailing

Photo Essay: CofC Sailing

CisternYard News photographer Emily Bradbury was out on the water in Charleston Harbor last weekend as the College of Charleston hosted the SAISA Men’s Singlehanded Championship. Cougar sailor and 2012 Olympian Juan Maegli won eight straight races to open the regatta and easily claimed first place overall and a qualifying spot at the Singlehanded National...
Sailing with senior Sam Stokes

Sailing with senior Sam Stokes

If you have ever taken a cruise over the Ravenel Bridge, then you have crossed over the practice field of a team who is currently ranked No. 3 in the Sailing World’s College Rankings and were ranked as high No. 1 during the 2011 fall season. The College of Charleston coed sailing team, a team...

Sailing concludes fall season

Sailing concluded their fall season this past weekend with a fourth place finish at the Co-ed Atlantic Coast Championships and a fifth place finish at the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship. The Co-ed team was made up of Senior and team captain Zeke Horowitz (Sarasota, FL.), seniors and All-Americans Mac Mace (Newport Beach, CA) and Perry...

Horowitz third at single-handed Nationals

College of Charleston senior Zeke Horowitz placed third at the Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s single-handed national championship at the Chicago Yacht Club over the weekend. Horowitz actually finished tied on points for second place, but South Florida’s Christopher Stocke claimed second due to a head-to-head tiebreaker. Horowitz finished first or second in four of the 18...

Cougar sailors dominate conference meet

The College of Charleston’s coed sailing team, currently ranked No. 2 in the country, won both divisions to post a dominating victory in the SAISA Fall Coed Championships in Charleston Harbor this weekend. The Cougars defended the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association conference title they won last year by beating Miami, 55 to 62. South...