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  Zachary Runci

Zachary Runci

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Duxbury, Mass.

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Lady Monarchs Qualify for Nationals Behind Fifth Place Finish at MAISA Championships

ODU qualifies for the ICSA Women's National Championships for the fifth consecutive year


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

The coed team seeks to qualify for the ICSA Dingy National Semis later this month in Hampton


ODU Takes Fourth at Greater New York Dinghy Regatta

Monarchs took fourth in Throggs Neck and sixth in Geneva in their races over the weekend


Sailing Monarchs Return to Action in New York

The 14th ranked ODU sailing team is back in action after two weeks off on Saturday in New York with a pair of races


Monarchs Place Eighth at Aaron Szambecki Team Race

Old Dominion defeated No. 2 Georgetown and No. 16 Dartmouth on the weekend


2012-13: Placed eighth in the B Division of the HWS Fall Intersectional with Cooper Paiva and Jill Fattibene... Also recorded a 15thplace finish in the B Division of the Navy Fall Regatta with Daniel Lochner and Grace Mason... In the spring, helped the Monarchs secure a 10th place finish in the A Division of the Gill Coed Championships... Paired up with Colin Voigt for a fifth place finish in the A Division of the Charleston Spring Invitational... Placed fourth in the D Division of the Laser Radial at the Truxtun Umsted.

2011-12: Teamed with Shannon Wilkins, finished second in the Top 9 Regatta A Division Race and ninth in the HWS Fall Intersectional B Division Race... Also placed sixth with Haley Garst in the Riley Cup A Division Race... In the spring, finished third with Colin Voigt and Rachel Pokorny in the A Division of the ODU Spring Open.

2010-11: Placed eighth at the Top Nine Invitational A-Division Race with Kaitlyn Harris... Finished 11th at the Laser South #1 Finals... Also participated in the Nevins Trophy, HWS Intersectional Race, Atlantic Coast Dinghies, Truxtun Umsted and Admiral's Cup.

2009-10: Sailed with Jessica Milligan in the B-Division at the Riley Cup and the duo finished third and the team claimed first overall... Competed with Shannon Wilkins at the Tom Curtis Memorial Regatta where they garnered a sixth-place result in the A-Division... Was a skipper on the team that finished seventh at the John Jackson Memorial Team Race... Sailed with Arielle Darrow to a seventh-place result in the B-Divison at the MAISA Top 9 Invite.

Personal: Born October 9, 1990... Son of Edward Runci and Sally Austin-Runci... Has a younger sister, Liz... Majoring in Marine Biology at ODU.

Zachary Runci

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