ODU Sailing BIO
Player Profile:


  Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Player Profile


Newport News, VA

High School:



Career: 2004-05: Was the heavy crew for Anna Tunnicliffe most of the year including the sixth place A division finish at the ICSA Gill Dinghy National Championship...Paired with Bryan Otis to take 1st place in B division at the Hanbury Cup helping the Monarch team come in 1st place overall...Collaborated with teammates Anna Tunnicliffe, Bill Berg Emily Bartlett, Wade Schon, Charles Higgins, Maureen Construccio, and Ryan Kozoriz to place 3rd at the Szambecki Team Race...2003-04: Teamed with Jack Kerr and Cara Gibbons-Neff to finish 3rd in A division at the Hobart/William Smith Fall Intersectional...Placed 4th with Ignacio Saralegui in B division at the Hoyt Trophy...Helped ODU place 3rd at the John Jackson Memorial Team Race...Served as the heavier weight with Anna Tunnicliffe and Christabelle Fernandez in B division of The America Trophy...2002-03: Teamed with Ignacio Saralegui and Vincent Fontimayor to take first in B division at New York Maritime Open...Teamed with Rebecca Legge to finish 6th in B division at the MAISA Freshman competition...Prep: Was a member of the sailing team at Menchville for three seasons ...

Personal: Born June 6, 1983 ... Son of Johnny and Diane Smith of Newport News, VA ... Has one sister, Elizabeth (27) ... Works as a swim instructor during the summer...Made the ODU Dean's List during freshman year...Favorite movie is "Willow"...Majoring in Electrical Engineering...

Sailing Videos:
Sailing Photos: