2008-09: Sailed with Wilson Stout, Kyle Rogachenko and Jaclyn Finney in the A division at the Co-Ed National Championships and finished third in the division and fourth overall...Competed with Michael Komar in the A Division at the Riley Cup, where ODU claimed first...Played major support role in many intersectionals.
2007-08: Led ODU to 3rd place finish at the Tom Curtis Memorial Regatta with 3rd place effort in A division, sailing with Amanda Rendall...Also placed 3rd at the South Spring #1 finishing 4th in B division with Wick Smith...Sailed to 5th place overall and 4th place in A division with Sonya Mendoza at the Riley Cup...Also finished 5th at the MAISA Fall Open, sailing with Rendall in B division to 6th place, and to 5th at the SAISA-MAISA Regatta with Ashley Pellerito and Dixie House in A division...In the spring, added a win of B division with John Shockey at the MAISA Spring Open, leading ODU to a 4th place finish...
2006-07: Sailed to 4th place overall and 5th place in A division with Wick Smith at NY Martime Open...With Stephen Waters in B division, led ODU to 2nd place finish at MAISA Open in the fall by winning B division...Sailed to 3rd place in A division with Amanda Rendall, leading ODU to 3rd overall at the Spring MAISA/SAISA Event...
Prep: Competed in sailing as a skipper all four years under Head Coach Ben Earl...Also sails competitively and manufactures sailboats during the summer months.
Personal: Born November 29, 1987...Son of David and Peta Alkins...Has one brother, Anthony (17)...Favorite sports personality is Ben Ainslie...Favorite book is "Angels and Demons"...Favorite movie is "Grandma's Boy"...Goal in life is to excel in sailing...Majoring in Civil Engineering.