Monarch Sailors Sixth In Day Two Of Nationals
By ODU Athletics
KINGS POINT, NY. (June 6) - The Old Dominion University sailing Monarchs are in sixth place after 14 races at the ICYRA Collegiate Sailing National Championships hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
Old Dominion trails current leader St. Mary's (139), Hobart William Smith (143), Harvard (147), College of Charleston (148) and Southern California (150).
The Monarchs "A" boat skippered by Brad Funk (Harbors Bluffs, Fla.), with crew Elizabeth Biondi (Norwalk, CT.), and Dan Lawrence (West River, MD.) took fourth with 90 points. In seven races Tuesday they had three first places and two second place finishes.
The Monarchs "B" boat skippered by Ryan Dunn (Brick, NJ.), with crew Abigail Curran (Osterville, MA.), Heather Pescatello (Westerly, RI.) and Brock Callen. They placed seventh with 86 points thanks to three second places in seven races. The Championships conclude on Wednesday..
TEAM STANDINGS(after two days of racing) 1. St. Mary's 139 2. Hobart-WM.Smith 143 3. Harvard 147 4. Charleston 148 5. Southern California 150 6. Old Dominion 176 7. Georgetown 195 8. Dartmouth 203 9. Tufts 204 10.Navy 216 11.Stanford 245 12.MIT 247 13.Texas 264 14.Boston U. 280 15.Washington 296 16.Eckerd 299 17.Michigan 364 18.Minnesota 394 ODU Boats: A-Funk,Lawrence,Biondi 4th (90 pts) B-Dunn, Curren,Pescatello,Callen 7th (86 pts)