1:16 p.m., Dec. 7, 2010----Competitors from the University of Delaware's High Performance Figure Skating Center have qualified for the senior and junior national teams following the Eastern sectional championships held recently in Aston, Pa.
The 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships will be held Jan. 22-30, 2011, in Greensboro, N.C., and the U.S. Junior Figure Skating Championships will be held Dec. 14-18 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The University will host a U.S. National Figure Skating Send Off Exhibition on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 5 p.m., at the Fred Rust Ice Arena.
Following are UD skaters who have qualified:
Cassandra Jeandell and Damian Dodge, novice dance Eastern sectional pewter medalists.
Viviana Mathis, novice ladies Eastern sectional pewter medalist.
Andrew Nagode, novice men Eastern sectional silver medalist.
Anastasia Cannuscio and Colin McManus, junior dance Eastern sectional silver medalists.
Danielle and Alexander Gamelin, junior dance Eastern sectional bronze medalists.
Emmanuel Savary, junior men Eastern sectional bronze medalist.
Meredith Zuber and Kyle Herring, senior dance Eastern sectional silver medalists.
Katherine Pilgrim and Alex Lorello, senior dance Eastern sectional pewter medalists.
Melissa Bulanhagui, senior ladies Eastern sectional silver medalist.
Erika Smith and Nate Bartholomay, senior pairs Eastern sectional champions.
ISU Grand Prix team members
Isabella Cannuscio and Ian Lorello
Felicia Zhang and Taylor Toth
International team member
Clara Peters, Ireland
Junior national team
Kirsten Vetland and Nathan Cooper, juvenile pairs, fourth place
Rebecca Lustig and Brendan Newberry, juvenile dance, eighth place
Meara Lorello and William Dean, intermediate dance Eastern sectional champions
Whitney Miller and Grant Lorello, intermediate dance Eastern sectional silver medalists
Caitlin Belt and Michael Johnson, intermediate pairs Eastern sectional champions.