Sailing Hits the Road for Three Races This Weekend
Sept. 14, 2012
NORFOLK, Va. – The No. 14 Old Dominion University coed sailing team will hit the road as they try to capture the Edward Teach Memorial, Mrs. Hurst’s Bowl, and Nevin’s Trophy this weekend.
The Edward Teach Memorial is hosted by Hampton University and will be taking place in Hampton, Va. at Strawberry Banks. The Mrs. Hurst Bowl is hosted by Dartmouth College and will be held in Kings Point, N.H. at Lake Mascoma. Nevin’s Trophy is hosted by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.
The Monarchs moved up a spot in the rankings this week to No. 14 after winning the Riley Cup over the weekend. Old Dominion won the 17-team event with a score of 85 followed by Washington College (100), Navy (115), Virginia (121) and Georgetown (126). ODU’s A-team, which featured freshman skipper Esteban Forrer and junior crew Julia Wiesner, finished first with 37 points. The alternate ODU team of sophomore skipper Jake Spracher and junior crew Haley Garst placed fourth with 60 points in the A-team race.
ODU also had several sailors participating in the Laser South and the Navy Women’s Radial Open in Annapolis, Md. this past weekend. Senior Collin Leon led ODU in the Laser South with a score of 132 and an eighth place finish while junior Evan Hoffmann took 10th (151), senior Zachary Runci took 11th (174) and sophomore Daniel Lochner placed 13th (192). In the Navy Women’s Radial Open, sophomore Andrea Luna led the way for the Lady Monarchs with a seventh place finish and 115 points. She was followed by junior Rachel Austin in 13th (185), sophomore Jaclyn Hollander in 14th (202) and junior Corina Radtke in 16th (212).
Sailing World's College Rankings
Fall, September 12, 2012
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