ODU's Sailing Team Opens Season up Strong
By ODU Athletics
Sept. 14, 2002
The Old Dominion sailing team started the 2002-03 year off strong on Saturday as they lead in both the Riley Cup and the ODU Radial.
The Monarchs have two squads competing in the Riley Cup with the Silver team the overall leaders and the Blue currently 10th. The A division for the Silver team, Ignacio Saralegui (Montevideo, Uruaguay) and sophomore Christabelle Fernandez (Va. Beach, VA), took first while the B division, Andrew Newbold (Hummelstown, PA) and Cara Gibbons-Neff (Annapolis, MD) are 4th. Together the team is in the lead with 74 points. Bill Berg (Longwood, FL) and Amy Bourne (Va. Beach, VA) are seventh in the A division for the Blue team while the B division boat, freshman Ben Pongratz (Newport News, VA) and Megan Bartley (Oak Park, IL), sit in tenth. They have 162 total points and are tenth overall
Five Old Dominion women competed in the Laser Radial regatta with three of them finishing up front. Anna Tunnicliffe (Perrysburg, OH), Corrie Clement (Metarie, LA), and Debbi Capozzi (Bayport, NY) are first through third respectively with the sailor in fourth 32 points behind them. Other ODU competitors include Anna Cobb (Mechanicville, VA) in 12th and Maureen Castruccio (Pleasonton, CA) in 14th.
Both regattas will conclude Sunday at the Old Dominion Sailing Center.
1. ODU Silver 74 2. Washington College 76 3. St. Mary's College 76 4. Georgetown 82 5. Kings Point 111 6. Maryland 111 7. Navy 121 8. NY Maritime 123 9. UMBC 145 10. ODU Blue 162 11. Salisbury 165 12. Christopher Newport 189 13 GWU 202 14. UVA 212 15. Hampton 215 16. Cornell 230
1. Anna Tunnicliffe ODU 33 2. Corrie Clement ODU 45 3. Debbi Capozzi ODU 46 4. Sara Wilkinson CofC 78 5. Jeanne Herman CofC 83 6. Eucka Amon NYM 97 7. Emily DuPont Navy 106 8. Alana O'Reilly CofC 120 9. Lucy Kupersmith UVA 139 10. Alexa Bestoso Navy 154 11. Jenny Jewars St.Mary 163 12. Anna Cobb ODU 168 13. Katie Smith StMary 169 14. Maureen Castruccio ODU 198 15. Patricia Hagun KP 234 16. Kelsey Newell KP 234 17. Amy Ironmonger UVA 245 18. Ashleigh Teitel NYM 266