ITHACA, N.Y. - Old Dominion University Sailing finished in eighth place at the America Trophy MAISA Conference Championship over the weekend. By finishing in the top-nine, ODU qualified for the national championship at the end of May in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Division A team of Jeremy Herrin, Carter Little, James Jacob and Stephen Guglielmo finished in 10th place. The group completed a pair of top-five finishes.
The Division B squad of Jack Elkin and Gabe Smith took sixth place, placing inside the top-five eight times, and winning the third race of the weekend.
Gabe Smith and Carter Little were named to the All-MAISA team at crew, while head coach Mitch Brindley was named MAISA Coach of the Year.
All-MAISA Crews Julie Barbera '17 – Cornell University Anna Flaherty '20 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges Emily Fung ‘17 – Georgetown University Rebecca Fung '19 - Georgetown University Catie Hopkins '17 – University of Pennsylvania Shelby Jacobs '17 – St. Mary's College of MD Katherine Jones '18 – Fordham University Albert Kraus '17 – Georgetown University Carter Little '18 – Old Dominion University Meaghan MacRae – Georgetown University Ana Mier '19 – US Naval Academy Julia Monro '17 – St. Mary's College of MD Mary Morocco '19 – US Naval Academy Andreea Rainey-Pace '20 – George Washington University Mary Robertson '17 – US Naval Academy Gabriel Smith '17 – Old Dominion University Isabel Strachan '18 – George Washington University Maya Weber '20 – Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Second Team All MAISA Coed Skippers William Logue ‘20 – Georgetown University A.J. Reiter ‘17 – Georgetown University Sean Segerblom ‘20 – Georgetown University Kai Friesecke '18 – George Washington University
First Team All MAISA Skippers Campbell D'Eliscu ‘19 – Georgetown University Hector Guzman ‘20 – Hobart & William Smith Colleges Greiner Hobbs ‘18 – Hobart & William Smith Colleges Charlie Lomax '18 – USMMA Kings Point Gary Prieto '18 – US Naval Academy Brendan Shanahan '17 - George Washington University Patrick Snow '17 – US Naval Academy
Sailor of the Year ***Patrick Snow '17 – US Naval Academy*** Winner (Finalist) Brendan Shanahan '17 - George Washington University
MAISA Coach of the Year Mitch Bindley – Old Dominon University
Sportsman of the year: ***Brendan Shanahan '17 – George Washington University***Winner (Finalist) Carolyn Smith '17 – St. Mary's College of MD