Kyle Rogachenko Qualifies For ICSA Singlehanded Nationals
Oct. 12, 2008
KINGS POINT, N.Y. -- ODU junior sailor Kyle Rogachenko qualified for the ICSA Singlehanded National Championships this weekend with a fourth place finish at the Carl van Duyne Trophy. The Monarch slid up six slots on the second day with a great day of sailing and grabbed the fourth and final qualifying position at the MAISA Championship regatta. He finished with 112 total points and four wins in the 18-race event.
Rogachenko qualifies for his first trip to the national championship with the fourth place effort.
On the second day, he never finished out of the top nine boats in the 18-person event. He added four victories and two seconds on the day to make a move up the leaderboard. The junior was in 10th place after the first day, but the 37-point second day was the best in the fleet.
Carl van Duyne Trophy (MAISA Singlehanded Championship:
A division = 18 Races
1. CHARLIE BUCKINGHAM 63 2. MICHAEL MENNINGER 101 3. ROBERT CRANE 111 4. Kyle Rogachenko 112 5. JOHN MOULTHROP 137 6. MARTIN STERLING 143 7. MARCO TIEXIDOR 154 8. JESSIE KIRKLAND 160 9. FREDERICK VRANIZAN 163 10. STEVEN HOLM 183 11. PHILLIP ALLEY 186 12. EVAN ARAS 201 13. TODD HAWKINS 201 14. RANDALL HARTRANFT 209 15. MAC FLETCHER 226 16. NED TURNEY 227 17. STUART GRULKE 248 18. CHARLES BONNER 248