Funk Qualifies For National Championships
The Old Dominion sailing team will be sending yet another representative to the ICSA National Collegiate Sailing Championships this fall. Junior Brad Funk (Harbor Bluffs, Fl.) finished second at the MAISA Singlehanded District Championships behind Oskar Johansson of Queen's College. The National Championships will be November 3-5 in Seattle, WA.
Funk finished second out of 16 in a race where only the top three advance to the National Championships. Funk will be joining the Sloop squad and the women's Singlehanded sailor Sally Barkow at the national championship competitions in November. Old Dominion has won 11 Collegiate Sailing National titles since 1982.
Also in Annapolis, the sixth ranked Lady Monarch sailing squad finished third at the Navy Fall Women's Intersectional. The A boat of Corrie Clement ( Metarie, La.) and Liz Bower (Fairport, NY.) finished eighth, as did the B division boat of Jessica Simpson (Ontario, Canada), Jeanenne Cochran (Williamsburg, Va.) and Debbie Cappozzi (Bayport, NY). Sally Barkow (Nashotah, WI.) finished third in the C division for the Lady Monarchs.
MAISA MEN'S SINGLEHANDED CHAMPIONSHIPS Final Results - Top Five Only 1. Oskar Johansson, Queens 64 2. Brad Funk, ODU 70 3. Bernard Luttmer, Queens 87 4. Cal Ingram, H.Wm.Smith 101 5. David Wright, USMMA 115 NAVY FALL WOMEN'S INTERSECTIONAL Final Results 1. Dartmouth 238 2. St. Mary's 376 3. ODU 407 4. Tufts 425 5. Navy 519 6. Georgetown 527 7. H.Wm. Smith 554 8. Charleston 570 9. Eckerd 611 10. South Florida 618 11. Princeton 662 12. U. of Washington 687 13. Maine Maritime 876
A Div: Corrie Clement, Liz Bower
B div: Jessica Simpson, Debbie Cappozzi, Jeanenne Cochran
C Div: Sally Barkow