Monarch Sailors Sixth In Day Two Of Nationals

June 06, 2000
By ODU Athletics

KINGS POINT, NY. (June 6) - The Old Dominion University sailing Monarchs are in sixth place after 14 races at the ICYRA Collegiate Sailing National Championships hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Old Dominion trails current leader St. Mary's (139), Hobart William Smith (143), Harvard (147), College of Charleston (148) and Southern California (150).

The Monarchs "A" boat skippered by Brad Funk (Harbors Bluffs, Fla.), with crew Elizabeth Biondi (Norwalk, CT.), and Dan Lawrence (West River, MD.) took fourth with 90 points. In seven races Tuesday they had three first places and two second place finishes.

The Monarchs "B" boat skippered by Ryan Dunn (Brick, NJ.), with crew Abigail Curran (Osterville, MA.), Heather Pescatello (Westerly, RI.) and Brock Callen. They placed seventh with 86 points thanks to three second places in seven races. The Championships conclude on Wednesday..

TEAM STANDINGS(after two days of racing)

1.  St. Mary's           139
2.  Hobart-WM.Smith 	 143
3.  Harvard              147
4.  Charleston           148
5. Southern California   150
6. Old Dominion          176
7. Georgetown       	 195
8. Dartmouth             203
9. Tufts            	 204
10.Navy             	 216
11.Stanford              245
12.MIT              	 247
13.Texas            	 264
14.Boston U.             280
15.Washington       	 296
16.Eckerd           	 299
17.Michigan              364
18.Minnesota             394

ODU Boats:
A-Funk,Lawrence,Biondi 4th (90 pts)
B-Dunn, Curren,Pescatello,Callen 7th (86 pts)

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