Monarch Sailors In 14th At ICSA Coed National Championship
By ODU Athletics
June 1, 2010
MADISON, Wis. - The Old Dominion sailing team is in 14th after day one of the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Coed National Championship, with 133 total points. The 18-team field sailed six races in both the A and B division on the first day.
Junior skipper Stephanie Roble led the Monarchs with sophomore crew Emily Reich and senior crew Michael Komar to a 10th place result in the A Division. In the A Division, ODU managed four Top 10 efforts, including a sixth place showing in race five. Roble started the regatta sailing with Reich before competing with Komar in the final four races.
Senior skipper Alan Alkins sailed in B division with junior Morgan Wilson and freshman Dillon Paiva. It was an up-and-down day for the B division sailors, but it was highlighted by a second-place result in race two and a fifth-place effort in the sixth race. Alkins sailed with Paiva in race five and Wilson in the other five.
Top-ranked Boston College sits in first at the end of day one with 58 team points.
Sailing for the national championship continues on Wednesday and Thursday. Stay tuned to odusports.com for daily recaps.