ODU Sailing Hosts War Memorial Regatta This Weekend

October 28, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 28, 2005

NORFOLK, VA - Mitch Brindley and the ODU Sailing Monarchs welcome teams from up and down the east coast to the ODU Sailing Center October 29-30th for the War Memorial Regatta.

The competition will feature a series of FJ's racing in A and B divisions. Racing is set to kick off Saturday at 9:00am. Several teams are scheduled to compete in the regatta including no. 5 Saint Mary's, no. 6 Kings Point, no. 8 Hobart and Smith, and no. 9 Georgetown University, each ranked by collegesailing.org in coed rankings provided by Sailing World's coaches panel. Old Dominion rounds out the list at the no. 20 spot for coed teams.

Charles Higgins (Arlington, TX), Jennifer Adams (Montclair, VA) will race for Old Dominion in A division. David Tunnicliffe (Pittsburgh, PA), Jaclyn Finney (Hampton, VA), and Bryan Otis will race in B division with Bobby Noonan (Fort Lauderdale, FL) as an alternate skipper.

ODU will also compete in the ISCA Sloops taking place this weekend in Richland, Michigan.

Sailing World College Rankings Top 20

Coed 1. Boston College 2. University of Hawaii 3. USC 4. Harvard University 5. St. Mary's 6. Kings Point 7. Yale University 8. Hobart/Wm Smith 9. Georgetown University 10. UC/Irvine 11. Tufts University 12. College of Charleston 13. U. S. Naval Academy 14. South Florida 15. Brown University 16. Stanford University 17. Dartmouth College 18. Connecticut College 19. Roger Williams 20. Old Dominion University

Also receiving votes:UC/Santa Barbara

For results of these regattas and more info on ODU sailing please visit: http://odusports.collegesports.com/sports/c-sail/sched/oldd-c-sail-sched.html