Lady Monarch Sailors In First Place After 12 Races

May 30, 2002
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

May 30, 2002

HONOLULU, HI - The Old Dominion University women's sailing squad finished the first day of the 2002 ICSA Women's North American Collegiate Sailing National Championships in first place with 45 points after races. Regatta host and defending National Champion University of Hawaii is in second place with 54 points, followed by St. Mary's College of Maryland with 60.

Sailing for ODU who ranked second nationally during the regular season are Sally Barkow (Nashotah, WI.), Cara Gibbons-Neff (Annapolis, MD.), Corrie Clement (Metarie, LA.), Lliz Bower (Fairport, NY.) and alternates Debbie Capozzi (Bayport, LA.) And Anna Tunnicliffe (Perrysburg, OH).

Old Dominion's B divison boat skippered by Corrie Clement with Tunniclife, and Bower had two first place finishes one second and two thirds for a total of 14 points in their six races, 14 points better than their closest opponent. The A-Division boat skippered by Sally Barkow along with crew Gibons-Neff and Capozzi had two second place finishes and a total of 31 points in their six races. Racing will continue today.

SAILING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Honolulu, HI.- University of Hawaii

1.  	Old Dominion		31-14=45
2.	Hawaii			26-28=54
3.	St. Mary's		34-26=60
4.	Yale			36-27=63
5.	Coll. Of Charleston	34-47=81
6.	Brown			57-30=87
7.	Conn. College		36-52=88
8.	Tufts			30-61=91
9.	Georgetown		56-46=102
10.	Stanford		53-52=105
11.	Boston University	37-71=108
12.	Hobart/Wm Smith		82-38=120
13.	South Florida		58-82=140
14.	Wisconsin		97-72-169
15.	Texas			90-86=176
16.	Michigan		83-97=180
17.	Washington		88-96=184
18.	Marquette		100-102=202

ODU Sailors: A-Division:Sally Barkow, Cara Gibbons-Neff, Debbie Capozzi B-Division: Corie Clement,Anna Tunnicliffe, Elisabeth Bower