Synchronized skaters second at Boston, fourth in Michigan
November 23, 2019 | Kalamazoo, Mich.
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.