Tunnicliffe Takes Lead At Sailing Nationals
Nov. 9, 2002
HOUSTON, TX. -- Sophomore Anna Tunnicliffe(Perrysburg, OH.) grabbed the lead through 13 races at the ICSA/Vanguard North America Women's Singlehanded Sailing National Championships. Teammate Corrie Clement (Metairie, LA.) is currently in fourth spot.
Tunnicliffe finished with a second and two thirds in her last three races to overtake Genoa Griffin of South Florida. Tunniclife has 56 points, while Griffin has 64. Molly Carapiet of Yale is third with 67 and Clement has 70 in the 16 person event. Clement scored three firsts in her last five races.
Tunnicliffe and Clement are members of ODU's top ranked women's sailing program and if Tunnicliffe holds on to her lead through Sunday's races, she will give ODU another Sailing National Championship.
ICSA/Vanguard North American
Women's Singlehanded Sailing National Championships
Houston, TX., Houston Yacht Club.
1. Anna Tunnicliffe(ODU) 56 2. Genoa Griffin(USF) 64 3. Molly Carapiet(Yale) 67 4. Corrie Clement(ODU) 70 5. Lindsay Buchan(UCSB) 70 6. Amanda Clark(Conn.College) 93 7. Clementine Everett(Harvard) 95 8. Jamie Smith(St. Mary's) 101 9. Genny Tulloch (Harvard) 108 10. Emily Dupont(Navy) 115