Sailing Hosts Alumni Regatta Saturday

May 13, 2005
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

May 13, 2005

NORFOLK, VA - The Old Dominion sailing team will host their Alumni Regatta Saturday at the ODU Sailing Center.  Among the participants are 11 former All-Americans, three ODU Hall of Fame members, a ICYRA Sportsman of the Year and a former ODU sailing assistant coach.  Recent graduates Anna Tunnicliffe (Perrysburg, OH) and Christabelle Fernandez (Virginia Beach, VA) are also participating.


Sailing Alumni Regatta Participants:


Terry Hutchinson ('90)                 All-American/ODU Hall of Fame Member

Shelley Hutchinson ('92)               All-Star Crew

Rob Ragsdale ('97)                      All-American Crew

Cara Gibbons-Neff ('04)              All-American

Ryan Thorvalson ('00)

Anna Tunnicliffe ('05)                   All-American

Samantha Ficksman ('96)             All-American and ICYRA Sportsman of the Year

Mitch Brindley ('89)                     All-Star Crew
Christine Accettella ('94)              All-American/Former ODU Assistant Sailing Coach

Mike Martin ('89)                        All-American/ODU Hall of Fame Member

Mike Mergenthaler ('87)

Dawn Mergenthaler

Matt Allen ('02)                           All-American

Shelley Caplan ('99)

Christabelle Fernandez ('05)

Flurry Yanez ('89)                       All-American/ODU Hall of Fame Member