FRASER, Mich.—Miami University’s senior synchronized skating team earned a first-place finish for their short program at the Mid-America Championships in Fraser, Mich., on Saturday evening.
The RedHawks, who skate their short program to “Let It Be,” notched a score of 58.12. Miami earned a total element score of 29.96 and a program component score of 30.16. Despite a two-point deduction, the RedHawks edged second-place Crystallettes, who posted a score of 58.02. Starlights finished in third place with a score of 53.12, while Adrian College placed fourth with a score of 27.82.
Miami’s senior team returns to the ice on Sunday for the free skate event. The RedHawk collegiate team also will be in action on Sunday at the Mid-American Championships, competing in the free skate event.