Sports

Former BHS duo power UW team

SEATTLE - The University of Washington sailing team has qualified for ICSA Team and Co-ed Fleet Race Nationals this year, assisted by two former Bainbridge High School sailors.

Kris Thompson, a 2011 BHS graduate and current UW team captain, and Sarah Redmond, a 2010 BHS graduate, have both been important assets for the team.

The qualification for nationals topped off a very successful year for the team.

During the spring season, participants from the 16-member team sailed in a total of eight regattas. Some notable finishes included a second place finish at the most prominent West-coast team race: McIntyre, at Stanford University.

In fleet racing, the team finished fourth at the St. Francis Inter-conference Regatta, just off the Golden Gate Bridge. Dominating both Northwest Team Race and Coed districts were notable in-conference finishes, which qualified the team for the National event.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates