Al Nugent of Edgartown was one of four member of the Hobart College Sailing team who received a commendation at the college’s annual Block H Awards dinner. Mr. Nugent received the Most Improved Sailor Award.

According to Ken DeBolt, director of Athletic Communications, Mr. Nugent’s hard work and determination in practice led him to several quality finishes, including fifth place in B Division at the Kings Point Fall Open, a fifth place in A Division at the North No. 2 Regatta, and a fifth place team finish in the MAISA Sloop Championship.