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Synchronized skaters second at Boston, fourth in Michigan

November 23, 2019  |  Kalamazoo, Mich. 

The Lady Flames perform during intermission of the DI men's hockey team's game, Oct. 19 at the LaHaye Ice Center. test test test test
The Lady Flames perform during intermission of the DI men's hockey team's game, Oct. 19 at the LaHaye Ice Center.

Liberty University's synchronized skating team placed fourth in the Collegiate Division of this past weekend's Kalamazoo (Mich.) Kick-Off Classic Synchronized Skating competition at the Wings Event Center.

The Lady Flames were awarded a score of 45.94 to finish behind Adrian College (84.83), Michigan (79.79), and Western Michigan (70.42).

Over the previous weekend, Liberty traveled to the Boston Synchronized Skating Classic at the New England Sports Arena in Marlborough, Mass., where it skated a runner-up performance. The Lady Flames earned a score of 52.04 to finish second behind Team Excel (58.91), a Boston-based collegiate skating club, ahead of Boston University (42.39) and Mirror Images (39.69).

Liberty tied with Team Excel in its transitions (3.38) and placed second in total element score (27.12), program component score (25.92), performance (3.13), composition (3.19), and interpretation of the music/timing (3.31) and third in skating skills (3.19).

Complete results are available online.

After the Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks, the Lady Flames will return to the ice to compete in the Jan. 17-18 United States Figure Skating (USFS) Eastern Sectional Championships in Albany, N.Y., which serves as a qualifier for the Feb. 26-29 USFS Collegiate Synchronized Skating Championships in Providence, R.I.

Synchronized Skating Links
Schedule
Results
Jan 17, 8:00 AM - Albany, NY
Synchronized Skating at 2020 USFS Eastern Synchro Skating Sectionals
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Synchronized Skating
at 2020 USFS Eastern Synchro Skating Sectionals
Jan 17, 8:00 AM - Albany, NY

Synchronized Skating
at 2020 USFS Eastern Synchro Skating Sectionals
Jan 18, 8:00 AM - Albany, NY

Synchronized Skating
at U.S Synchro Skating Championship
Feb 24, 12:00 PM - Providence, RI

Full Schedule

Nov 23
Synchronized Skating
at Kalamazoo Kick-Off Synchro Skating Classic
4th place finish

Nov 22
Synchronized Skating
at Kalamazoo Kick-Off Synchro Skating Classic
4th place finish

Nov 16
Synchronized Skating
at Boston Synchro Skating Classic
2nd place finish

Nov 15
Synchronized Skating
at Boston Synchro Skating Classic
2nd place finish

Mar 2
Synchronized Skating
at U.S. Synchro Skating National Championships
10th Overall

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