Mitch Brindley
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Brindley Named MAISA Coach of the Year

May 01, 2017
By ODU Athletics

ITHACA, N.Y. - Old Dominion University Sailing Head Coach Mitch Brindley was named the MAISA Coach of the Year following the America Trophy MAISA Conference Championship over the weekend.

Brindley guided the Monarchs to an eight place finish in the conference championships as the team qualified for the national championships at the end of May. Brindley helped lead the Monarchs to a pair of first place finishes in the spring, including the William and Mary Open and the Aaron Szambecki Team Race, hosted by ODU.

Also earning accolades were Gabe Smith and Carter Little, who were honored with All-MAISA honors at crew.

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 Brindley – Old Dominon University
Sportsman of the year:
***Brendan Shanahan '17 – George Washington University***Winner
(Finalist) Carolyn Smith '17 – St. Mary's College of MD

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