FRASER, Mich.—On the final day of the Mid-America Championships, Miami University’s collegiate synchronized skating team took first place, while the senior team placed second in the free skate event.
The collegiate team earned a score of 77.80 for its program themed, “Moments.” The RedHawks earned a total element score of 36.52 and a program component score of 43.28. Despite two falls, the RedHawks bested their nearest competitors by more than 13 points. Michigan State placed second with a score of 64.04 followed by Michigan (60.28), Western Michigan (57.80) and Wisconsin (56.30).
The senior team recorded a score of 106.28 for its program themed “Cards.” Miami suffered three falls and earned a total element score of 46.96 and a program component score of 62.32. Crystallettes won the free skate event with a score of 109.80. Starlights finished in third place with a score of 98.10, followed by Adrian College (66.16) in fourth place.
The RedHawk collegiate and senior teams are off for two weeks before their next competitions. Miami’s junior team is in action next weekend at the Leon Lurje Trophy in Gothenburg, Sweden.