ODU Moves Up Two Spots After Second Day at ICSA/Gill Dingy National Championship
June 7, 2012
AUSTIN, TEXAS - The Old Dominion University coed sailing team completed their second day of action at the 2012 Intercollegiate Sailing Association's (ICSA)/Gill Dingy National Championship on Lake Travis. The Monarchs moved ahead two spots on Thursday and sit in 16th place through 10 races.
For the second straight day, a lack of wind early put delays on in Austin and a total of only four races were completed on Thursday. ODU's A-Division tandem of junior skipper Dillon Paiva and sophomore crew Chloe Constants came out of the gate strong as they won the 7A race to begin action on Lake Travis. The two then finished 13th, 18th and 12th in the remaining three races for a total score of 134.
The Monarchs' B-Division team of sophomore skipper Brady Stagg and senior crew Emily Reich took fifth in the 7B race, their best finish of the day. The tandem then placed 16th, 12th and 10th for an overall score of 112 through 10 races. ODU now sits in 16th overall with a score of 246 after leaping Navy and SUNY-Maritime on Thursday in the team standings.
Georgetown ccontinues to hold a wide lead overall with 104 points and is followed by Yale (134), Roger Williams (142), College of Charleston (153) and Harvard (155).
Competition on Friday is slated to begin at 11 a.m. (ET) in Austin. To follow the results and racing live visit the event website: http://2012nationals.collegesailing.org/.