UD's Synchronized Skating Collegiate Team

Skating honors

Synchronized Skating Teams takes honors at Eastern sectionals

TEXT SIZE

3:45 p.m., Jan. 31, 2012--The University of Delaware Synchronized Skating Teams took top honors at the 2012 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships, held Jan. 26-28, at the Giant Center and Hersheypark Arena in Hershey, Pa. 

The Collegiate Team took the gold medal, marking UD's 14th Collegiate Synchronized Skating Sectional championship. UD scored 79.58 in the competition, and the second-place team, the University of New Hampshire, scored 65.76. Others participating in the event were Boston University, Team Excel of Boston, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Cornell University. 

Honors Stories

Boer Medal awarded

Antonio Luque, director of the Institute of Solar Energy at the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, will receive the Karl W. Boer Solar Energy Medal of Merit, established by the distinguished UD scientist.

Winning simulation

SimuTrach, a device that provides realistic training for the care of tracheostomy patients, has been selected as the first-place technology innovation winner by the 15th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare Scientific Content Committee.

The Open Collegiate Team placed second, competing against nine other teams, including those from Boston College, Oswego State University and the University of Maryland. 

The Collegiate team will be competing at the 2012 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, scheduled March 1-3 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. 

Coach Megan O'Donnell said, "The team is very excited and will be training very hard until then."

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
ADVERTISEMENT

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Communications and Public Affairs
302-831-NEWS
publicaffairs@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: publicaffairs@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/cpa
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716
publicaffairs@udel.edu • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices