Anna Tunnicliffe Wins ICSA Women's Singlehanded Championship
Nov. 23, 2003
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Junior Anna Tunnicliffe (Perrysburg, OH) made history Sunday afternoon in the waters off Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL by winning her second consecutive Intercollegiate Sailing Association/Vanguard Women's Singlehanded Championship and Janet Lutz Trophy, with 47 points. Tunnicliffe is the first sailor ever to win two consecutive women's singlehanded championships and the win gives the ODU sailing program its 14th national title. Her nearest competitor was Harvard's Genny Tulloch, who had 74 points.
"Anna had a really good regatta," ODU Sailing Head Coach Mitch Brindley said. "She was solid throughout and she held the lead during the entire event."
ODU has now won 31 individual and team national championships.
ICSA/Vanguard Women's Singlehanded Championship: 1. Anna Tunnicliffe, Old Dominion 47 2. Genny Tulloch, Harvard 74 3. Sloan Devlin, Harvard 97 4. Jennie Philbrick, Harvard 106 5. Alexa Bestoso, Navy 115 6. Julie Papanek, Yale 115 7. Anne Davidson, Brown 116 8. Katie Clausen, USC 121 9. Sara Wilkinson, Charleston 130 10. Jenny Gervais, St. Mary's 132 11. Christina Falcone, Michigan 135 12. Nathalia Mulhem, Texas 150 13. Ashley Frush, Stanford 153 14. Jeanne Herman, Charleston 163 15. Lindsay Allen, St. Thomas 175 16. Hayley Siegenthaler, Washington 212