ODU Sailing BIO
Dillon Paiva
Player Profile:
Dillon Paiva 1372763
Position: Skipper
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Leesville


2012-13: Claimed first place with Haley Garst in the A Division of the HWS Fall Intersectional... Took third in the A Division of the War Memorial with Chloe Constants and Joe David... Placed fourth in the A Division of the St. Mary's Fall Interconference with Constants... Secured an eighth place finish at the Rose Bowl regatta in the A Division while coupled with Alexa Cavalieri... Also registered 11thplace finishes while sailing with Cooper Paiva in the Sherman Hoyt Trophy A Division and with Cooper Paiva and Constants in the A Division of the Nevin's Trophy race.

2011-12: Named to the U.S. Sailing Development Team in March 2012 and trained with the U.S. Navy Seals and the U.S. Olympic Sailing team for a week in Colorado Springs, Colo... Along with with Chloe Constants, finished seventh in the Atlantic Coast Championship A Division Race, eighth in the Navy Fall A Division Race, 11th in the St. Mary's Fall Intersectional A Division Race and 12th in the Danmark Trophy A Division Race... Took third with Miles Martschink and Chloe Constants in the War Memorial A Division Race and 11th with Brady Stagg in the Sherman Hoyt Trophy A Division Race... Placed 15th in the Nevins Trophy A Division Race... In the spring, while paired with Chloe Constants, placed second in the Truxtun Umsted in the A Division and took sixth in the A Division of the America Trophy race... Finished second in the A Division of the Admiral's Cup and fourth in the A Division of the ICSA Eastern Semi-Final while sailing with Chloe Constants and Miles Martschink... Capped off the year with an 18th place finish at the Gill Dinghy National Championship with Chloe Constants, competing in the A Division race.

Finished fifth in the A-Division of the War Memorial along with teammates Stephanie Roble, Emily Reich and Miles Martschink... Sailed with Kaitlyn Harris to a fifth-place result in the A-Division at the Riley Cup... Claimed eighth in the A-Division at the Navy Fall with Roble, Reich and Martschink... Sailed in the 30-team USC Rose Bowl in which ODU finished seventh overall... Also competed in the Nevins Trophy, St. Mary's Fall, Danmark Trophy, HWS Intersectional and Atlantic Coast Dinghies.

Sailed with Alan Alkins and Wilson Stout at the ICSA Western Semifinals and the trio netted a fourth-place finish in the B-Division... Claimed fourth in the B-Division along with Kaitlyn Harris at the Tom Curtis Memorial Regatta... Competed with Zack Kelchner in the A-Division at the MAISA Top 9 Invite and ended the regatta in third-place... Was a member of the ODU squad that claimed fifth at the Prosser Trophy/MAISA Team Race.

Personal: Born April 15, 1991... Son of Roland Paiva and Diana Young-Paiva... Has an older brother, Coleman and a younger brother, Cooper... Majoring in Education at ODU.

Dillon Paiva

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