Category Archives: Sailing

Sailors Fourth at Mid-Atlantic Team Races

The Oaks, TCIS champions, finished fourth over the weekend at the MASSA Team Race Championship held at St. Mary’s College in Maryland.

Severn School topped the field of 14 with Christchurch of Virginia in second.

Skippers for the Collegiate team were Ellie Maus, Parker Purrington, and Sarah Smith. Ray Domena, Matt Wright, Chris Robertson, Jenks Britt and Sam Beck were crew.

Thanks to John Domena for the photos.


Sailors Second at Team Racing Championship

The Oaks finished second Saturday at the VISA Team Racing Championships to Christchurch School.

Ellie Maus, Matt Wright, Ray Domena, Parker Purrington, Sarah Smith, Jenks Britt, Chris Robertson and Sam Beck were the sailors on the four Collegiate teams.

Sixteen teams from 13 schools sailed in a persistent drizzle on the Lafayette River. On each of the gold and silver courses a full round robin of 28 teams was completed. Teams were then ranked and reseeded. The top 4 teams went on to complete 4 round robins on the gold course.

Sailors Take Top Slot in Weekend Regatta

The Oaks topped all comers Saturday during the regatta on the Elizabeth River. Ellie Maus and Matt Wright led the way winning the A division followed by Parker Purrington and Ray Domena in second.

In the B Division, Sarah Smith and Jenks Britt sailed the number one Collegiate boat with Maggie Campbell and Jon Kruger in the number two boat.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Sailing.

Sailors Open Season with Strong Showings

Norfolk Collegiate finished third behind two Christchurch teams last Saturday in a Virginia Interscholastic Sailing Association regatta on the Elizabeth River.

Parker Purrington and Ray Domena took fourth place individual honors while Ellie Maus and Matt Wright were right behind them in fifth place.

Division A
4th Place: Oaks 2 Parker Purrington and Ray Domena
5th Place: Oaks 1 Ellie Maus and Matt Wright
10th Place: Oaks 3. Sarah Smith and Jenks Britt

Division B
4th Place Oaks 1 Chris Robertson and Alex Shuck
5th Place Oaks 3 Maggie Campbell and Jon Kruger
Tied for 11th place Oaks 2 Harrison Thompson and Chapman Holt

In earlier regattas, The Oaks topped Christchurch on Sept. 16 by two points and scored the same points in a Sept. 9 race.

For more pictures, go to Oaks Sailing. Thanks to John Domena for the shots.

Collegiate sails again Saturday on the Elizabeth River off the Norfolk Yacht Club.




Oaks Fifth at Mid-Atlantic Team Race

dsc_0835The Oaks finished fifth at the MASSA Fall Team Race Championship in the waters off Annapolis over the weekend. Severn of Maryland won the event.

Daniel Vail, Ellie Maus, and Parker Purrington were skippers for the Oaks number one team, which finished 8-4. Norfolk Academy, the only other TCIS competitor, finished 12th of 13 teams with a 1-11 record.


1 Severn Severn School Admirals 11-1 Stephanie Houck ’17 Abby Tindall ’19
Jordan Bruce ’20 Blair Reilly ’18
Caroline Bayless ’19 Caroline McNeil ’18
Mariner Fagan ’20 Aidan Morgan ’17
Sam Bruce ’20 Camille White ’18
Madeline Hawkins ’20 Sophie Taczak ’16
* 2 Christchurch Christchurch School Seahorses 10-2 Benton Amthor ’19 Alara Sahin ’18
Brendan Little ’18 Carson Rozell ’19
Boyd Bragg ’19 Sally Johnson ’18
Marianna Guzman ’19 Eric DeMaro ’18
Austin Freda ’17
** 3 Annapolis Annapolis High School Panthers 10-2 Remington King ’17 Kimberly Leonard ’18
Porter Kavle ’18 Claire Spanhake ’20 *
Nicholas Salvesen ’18 Ava Walker ’19
* 4 Mamaroneck Mamaroneck High School Tigers 8-4 Lizzy Kaplan ’19 Guy Santee ’19
Emma Cowles ’19 Eloise Smith ’18 *
Carmen Cowles ’19 Julia Henderson ’19 *
** 5 Norfolk Collegiate Norfolk Collegiate School Oaks 8-4 Daniel Vail ’17 Sarah Smith ’18
Ellie Maus ’18 Matt Wright ’19
Parker Purrington ’19 Chris Robertson ’19
Clare Harbin ’19



Sailors Second and Fifth in First Regatta

dsc_0827Collegiate’s sailors got the season off to a fine start, finishing second and fifth in the first regatta last weekend on the Elizabeth River.

Teams from Christchurch finished first, third, and fourth at the day-long regatta.

For more pictures, go to Oaks sailing.



Oaks Fourth at ACC Regatta

DSC_0649After two days on the water, the Oaks earned a fourth-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Championship sailing regatta on the Elizabeth River.

St. Thomas Aquinas of Florida took first place among the 18 competing teams. The Key School finished second followed by Christchurch School. Norfolk Academy finished seventh.

For more pictures from the weekend and the season, go to Oaks Sailing.

1 Saint Thomas Aquinas High School Raiders 54 40 94
2 Key School Zags                                                                              33 73 106
3 Christchurch School Seahorses                                 41 66 107
4 Norfolk Collegiate School Oaks                      60 69 129
5 Falmouth Maine High School, Yachtsmen            91 75 166
6 Broadneck High School Bruins                                  109 63 172
7 Norfolk Academy Bulldogs                           113 62 175
8 Cape Elizabeth High School Capers            98 100 198
9 Pine Lake Prep  Varsity                              85 117 202
10 Severn School DSC_0640Admirals                                          105 99 204DSC_0687

Oaks Second in Regatta

DSC_0689The Oaks teams finished second, fourth, and seventh in the Saturday regatta on the Lafayette River on Saturday.

Norfolk Academy earned first place honors.

Twenty four teams from 15 schools competed in winds that varied from 12-18 mph in choppy seas.
More pictures at Oaks Sailing.


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Sailors Second in Saturday Regatta

DSC_0869 The Oaks sailors finished second to Christchurch School on a day when the wind took its time filling in Saturday afternoon on the Elizabeth River.

The second Oaks team finished fifth overall.

For complete results of the 23 competing teams, go to VISA Race.

For more pictures, go to Collegiate sailing.


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Fall Sports Awards

Here are the awards for the Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player and the OAK Award winner for the fall teams.

The OAK Award is presented to a student-athlete “who maximizes his or her abilities (Overachiever), exhibits the proper (Attitude) in practice and games, and is a real student of the sport (Knowledge).”

DSC_1421Varsity volleyball – Peyton Fancher (OAK), Bailey Jones (MVP), and Abby Wright (MIP)

JV volleyball – Madison Doyle (OAK) and Bren Coakley (MVP)

Middle School OAKS volleyball – Brooke Rogers (OAK)

Middle School BLUE volleyball – Logan Michelon (OAK)

_DSC0589Varsity field hockey – Frances Boyer (OAK), Demetra Protogyrou (MVP), and Logan White (MIP)

Middle School field hockey – Emma Wentworth (OAK)

Cross Country (boys) – Matthew Unrein (OAK), Chandler Branton (MVP), and Thomas Batzel (MIP)

Cross Country (girls) – Claudia King (OAK), Natalie Batzel (MVP), and Gina Leanzo (MIP)

Varsity girls tennis – Rachel Brodsky (OAK), Gabrielle Toomy (MVP), and Antonia Farny (MIP)

DSC_0240Junior Varsity tennis – Kayl ee Bejarano (OAK) and Ellie Robertson (MVP)

Varsity sailing – Nick Baker (OAK), Dreugh Phillips (MVP), and Ellie Maus (MIP)

Junior Varsity sailing – Hannah Garcia (OAK) and Alex Holt (MVP)

Varsity boys soccer – Chris Bianchi (OAK), Christian Keller (MVP), and Hunter Lee (MIP)

Junior Varsity boys soccer – Amir Horton (OAK) and Jacob Roth (MVP)

Middle School boys soccer – Abe Musselmani (OAK)


Varsity girls tennis –Maren Nordgreen

Varsity boys soccer – Mary Elizabeth Corliss and Virginia Sanford



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