Lady Monarchs Increase Lead At Nationals

May 31, 2002
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

May 31, 2002

HONOLULU, HI - The Old Dominion University women's sailing squad have a 27-point lead after two days of the 2002 ICSA Women's North American Collegiate Sailing National Championships. After 28 races, ODU in first place with 119 points. Regatta host and defending National Champion University of Hawaii is in second place with 146 points, followed by St. Mary's College of Maryland with 148.

The Lady Monarchs last won the national championship in 1987. 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 A Division boat skippered by Sally Barkow had two first place finishes and a second on the day. The compiled the best score of 50 points. The B division boat skippered by Corrie Clement with Tunniclife, and Bower scored 69 points, third best in their division. There are eight more races remaining.

SAILING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Honolulu, HI.- University of Hawaii

1.  	Old Dominion		50-69=119
2.	Hawaii			64-82=146
3.	St. Mary's		80-68=148
4.	Brown			111-63=174
5.	Yale			117-58=175
6.	Tufts			73-125=198
7.	College of Charleston	82-122=204
8.	Conn. College		98-114=212
9.	Boston U.		115-119=234
10.	Stanford		114-134=248
11.	Georgetown		134-128=262
12.	South Florida		122-168=290
13.	Hobart/WM.Smith		195-109=304
14.	Washington		180-205=385
15.	Wisconsin		219-185=404
16.	Texas			210-203=413
17.	Michigan		204-212=416
18.	Marquette		227-233=460

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