ODU Sailing Heads to America Trophy, Emily Wick Races This Weekend

April 12, 2013
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

April 12, 2013

NORFOLK, Va. – The No. 14 Old Dominion University coed sailing team will attempt to qualify for the ICSA Dinghy National Semifinals this weekend in the America Trophy race in Annapolis while the Lady Monarchs head north to New London, Conn. for the annual Emily Wick race.

Live results for both events can be found here.

Last weekend, Old Dominion earned fourth place with 73 points in the 18-team field at the Greater New York Dinghy Regatta. Brown (25) won the event followed by Penn (48) and Fordham (54). In the A-Division race, junior skipper Corina Radtke and senior crewShannon Wilkins took fourth with 32 points while sophomore skipper Jake Spracher and sophomore crew Colin Voigt finished seventh in the B-Division race with 41 points.

Trying to qualify for team race nationals, the Monarchs fell short at the Prosser Trophy race as they went 6-8 and tied for fifth place in the eight-team field with just the top four teams advancing on. The ODU skippers were seniors Dillon Paiva andZachary Runci and freshman Esteban Forrer while the crew consisted of juniors Chloe ConstantsJulia Wiesner and Jill Fattibene. Georgetown, St. Mary’s, Navy and Hobart and William Smith advanced to nationals.

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