ODU Gears Up For Four Sailing Events This Weekend
Oct. 5, 2012
NORFOLK, Va. – The No. 11 Old Dominion University coed and women's sailing teams will be back in action this upcoming weekend with four different events on tap.
The Hobart and William Smith Fall Intersectional will take place in Geneva, N.Y., while the Tom Curtis/South #2 race will be held in Washington D.C. Both the MAISA Men’s Singlehanded Championships and the Navy Fall Women’s Intersectional will be going on in Annapolis, Md.
ODU moved up to No. 11 in the most recent Sperry Top-Sider Sailing World Rankings. The ODU women were also ranked nationally for this first time in this 2012-13 season as they came in ranked No. 11.
Last weekend, in their second and final home event of the fall, ODU took third place out of 14 teams on the Elizabeth River in the South #1/Senator’s Cup Race. The Monarchs’ A-team tandem of junior skipper Evan Hoffmann and junior crew Jill Fattibene took second with 36 points while sophomore skipper Jaclyn Hollander and freshman Carly Peterson placed 10th with 115 points. In the B-team race, sophomore skipper Daniel Lochner and junior crew Haley Garst finished in fourth with 40 points while freshman skipper Daniel Montgomery and freshman crew Kaylie Gallagher took eighth with 89 points.