FOND DU LAC, Wis.—Miami University’s senior and junior teams opened their stints at the Foot of the Lake Classic/Junior World Qualifier, skating their short programs on Friday evening.
The RedHawk senior team placed second in the short program, posting a score of 57.60 for their program to “Let it Be.” Miami had a clean skate and notched a program component score of 28.30 and a total element score of 29.30. The Haydenettes earned a score of 65.15 to place first for the short program. The RedHawks bettered third-place Skyliners (46.18) by more than 11 points and fourth-place Starlights (43.63) by nearly 14 points.
Miami’s junior team sits in ninth place after Friday’s short program, which is choreographed to the music “Anything Goes” and “Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better.” The RedHawks, who had a fall, recorded a score of 32.78, posting a program component score of 20.86 and a total element score of 12.92. Chicago Jazz leads the junior field with a score of 48.36 and are followed by Lexettes (48.00), St. Louis Synergy (45.76), Hockettes (44.73), Skyliners (43.01), Team Braemar (41.30), Starlights (40.13), Synchroettes (36.77), Miami, Team Delaware (32.32), Fond du Lac Blades (25.50) and Capital Steps (19.75).
Both teams conclude the Foot of the Lake Classic/Junior World Qualifier with Saturday’s free skate event.