Monarch Sailing Takes First at MAISA Sloops

September 24, 2000
By ODU Athletics
Thorvaldsen Seventh at MAISA Laser Qualifying

ANNAPOLIS, MD (Sept. 24, 2000) -- The Old Dominion University sailing team won the MAISA Sloop Eliminations today at the U.S. Naval Academy. Adam Burns (Youngstown, NY), Brad Funk (Harbor Bluffs, FL), Sally Barkow (Nashotah, WI) and Jessica Simpson (Ontario, Canada) have advanced to the MAISA District Sloop Championships, where the top two teams qualify for nationals.

At the MAISA Laser Qualifying, where the top four advance, junior Ryan Thorvaldsen (Sayville, NY) narrowly missed qualifying for the MAISA District Championships with a seventh-place finish. Also placing for the Monarchs were Jack Kerr (Seattle, WA), Adam Dunki-Jacobs (Mason, OH), and Teddy Anderson (Norwalk, CT). Danny Pletsch of St. Mary's won the event with a score of 20.



MAISA SLOOP ELIMINATIONS		
Final Results-(Top Five Advance)			
1. Old Dominion		17				
2. Navy			22				
3. St. Mary's		32				
4. Georgetown		33				
5. Penn			39
6. Maryland		49
7. Drexel		61

ODU Sailors: 
Brad Funk, Adam Burns, Jessica Simpson, Sally Barkow

MAISA LASER QUALIFIER
Final Results-(ODU Only)
7. Ryan Thorvaldsen	ODU-80
12. Jack Kerr		ODU-103
17. Adam Dunki-Jacobs	ODU-129
18. Teddy Anderson	ODU-131

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