Monarch Sailing Alumnus Qualifies For Olympics

April 03, 2000
By ODU Athletics
PORTSMOUTH, RI. (April 3) - Charlie Ogletree (ODU '89) teamed with John Lovell to win the Tornado Olympic Trials and has qualified for the upcoming Olympic games in Australia this summer.

Ogletree, a native of Columbia, NC., competed for the United States in the 1996 Atlanta Games, where he placed eighth. He was a 1989 Collegiate Sailing All-American at Old Dominion University. Ogletree currently lives in Newport Beach, CA and and is a member of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club.

Olgetree-Lovell combined for 20 points, edging out the team of Lars Guck and PJ Schaffer by two points. Later this spring, another former Monarch All-American, John Torgerson ('98) will compete in the US Laser Trials.

2000 Olympic Trails/Portsmouth, RI.
18 teams competed

1.  Lovell-Ogletree 	20
2.  Guck/Schaffer   	22
3.  Feny/Farrar     	45
4.  Sweeney/Sweeney 	51
5.  Daniel-Rodriguez    56
6.  Mcgarty-Thomas   	62
7.  Ingram-Goethert 	65
8.  Harteck/Jenkins 	98
9.  Camp-Jones 		112
10. Ross-Jacobsen   	119

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