Monarch Sailing Takes First at MAISA Sloops
By ODU Athletics
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