ODU travels to Rhode Island for the national championships.
ODU travels to Rhode Island for the national championships.
Rob Migliaccio

Sailing to Compete in National Championships

May 17, 2019
By ODU Athletics

NEWPORT, R.I. –Old Dominion University sailing team will compete in the Sperry College Sailing Women’s National Semifinal and Final Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, beginning on May 21 and continue with the LaserPerformance College Sailing Team Race National Championship on May 25.

The women’s squad qualified for the championships with a sixth place finish at the MAISA Spring Women’s Dinghy Championship, while the co-ed team qualified with a sixth place finish at the America Trophy three weeks ago.

The women’s team heads to the championships No. 17 in the latest ranking, while the co-ed team is No. 19.

Racing is scheduled to begin for the Sperry Women’s Championship on Tuesday, May 21 at 10 a.m. The first two days of racing will be the Semifinals, which is divided into two 18-team regattas. These teams have qualified from their conferences to compete in this portion of the championship. The top nine teams from each group will then advance to the Finals Round – an 18-boat regatta, which will take place on the last two days of the championship, May 23-24.

Follow the events via the regatta app from US Sailing, learn how to sign up here: ICSA Nationals App

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