2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

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2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
Type: National Championship
Date: January 14 – 22
Season: 2016–17
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Host: U.S. Figure Skating
Venue: Sprint Center
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Champions
Men's singles:
Nathan Chen (S)
Alexei Krasnozhon (J)
Ladies' singles:
Karen Chen (S)
Kaitlyn Nguyen (J)
Pair skating:
Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier (S)
Nica Digerness / Danny Neudecker (J)
Ice dancing:
Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani (S)
Rachel Parsons / Michael Parsons (J)
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The 2017 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships were held from January 14–22 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri and Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri.[1] Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies singles, pair skating, and ice dancing at the senior, junior, novice, intermediate, and juvenile levels. The results were part of the U.S. selection criteria for the 2017 Four Continents, 2017 World Junior Championships, and the 2017 World Championships.

Kansas City was announced as the host in December 2015.[2][3]

Qualifying[edit]

Competitors qualified at regional and sectional competitions held from October to November 2016 or earned a bye.

Date Event Type Location[4] Results
Sept. 28–Oct. 2, 2016 North Atlantic Regional Williamsville, New York Details
Sept. 28–Oct. 2, 2016 Eastern Great Lakes Regional Lansing, Michigan Details
Sept. 28–Oct. 2, 2016 Southwest Pacific Regional Scottsdale, Arizona Details
October 5–9, 2016 Central Pacific Regional Ogden, Utah Details
October 5–9, 2016 South Atlantic Regional Ashburn, Virginia Details
October 5–9, 2016 Southwestern Regional Plano, Texas Details
October 19–23, 2016 New England Regional Burlington, Vermont Details
October 19–23, 2016 Northwest Pacific Regional Wenatchee, Washington Details
October 19–23, 2016 Upper Great Lakes Regional Rochester, Minnesota Details
November 16–20, 2016 Eastern Sectional Indian Trail, North Carolina Details
November 16–20, 2016 Midwestern Sectional Colorado Springs, Colorado Details
November 16–20, 2016 Pacific Coast Sectional Salt Lake City, Utah Details
January 14–22, 2017 U.S. Championship Final Kansas City, Missouri Details

In November 2016, U.S. Figure Skating published the list of skaters who had qualified or received a bye to the 2017 U.S. Championships.[5] A number of skaters later withdrew, including Adam Rippon, Polina Edmunds,[6] Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim,[7] Caitlin Fields / Ernie Utah Stevens, and Jessica Calalang / Zack Sidhu.[8]

Medal summary[edit]

Senior[edit]

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze Pewter
Men Nathan Chen Vincent Zhou Jason Brown Grant Hochstein
Ladies Karen Chen Ashley Wagner Mariah Bell Mirai Nagasu
Pairs Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran Ashley Cain / Timothy LeDuc Deanna Stellato / Nathan Bartholomay
Ice dancing Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani Madison Chock / Evan Bates Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit

Junior[edit]

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze Pewter
Men Alexei Krasnozhon Camden Pulkinen Ryan Dunk Eric Sjoberg
Ladies Kaitlyn Nguyen Starr Andrews Ashley Lin Emmy Ma
Pairs Nica Digerness / Danny Neudecker Elli Kopmar / Jonah Barrett Alexandria Yao / Austin Hale Lindsay Weinstein / Jacob Simon
Ice dancing Rachel Parsons / Michael Parsons Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter Chloe Lewis / Logan Bye

Novice[edit]

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze Pewter
Men Maxim Naumov Joseph Kang Dinh Tran Joonsoo Kim
Ladies Angelina Huang Ting Cui Pooja Kalyan Alysa Liu
Pairs Erin Coleman / Derrick Griffin Ainsley Peterson / Kristofer Ogren Greta Crafoord / John Crafoord Eliana Secunda / Blake Eisenach
Ice dancing Jocelyn Haines / James Koszuta Katerina DelCamp / Maxwell Gart Sophia Elder / Christopher Elder Elizabeth Tkachenko / Alexei Kiliakov

Intermediate[edit]

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze Pewter
Men Ilia Malinin Nicholas Hsieh Philip Baker Daniel Argueta
Ladies Stephanie Ciarochi Emilia Murdock Ariela Masarsky Emily Zhang
Pairs Masha Mokhova / Ivan Mokhov Jade Esposito / Franz-Peter Jerosch Isabelle Martins / Ryan Bedard Altice Sollazo / Paul Yeung
Ice dancing Katarina Wolfkostin / Howard Zhao Layla Karnes / Jeffrey Chen Paulina Brykalova / Daniel Brykalov Maria Soldatova / Faddey Soldatov

Juvenile[edit]

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze Pewter
Men William Annis Robert Yampolsky Kai Kovar Liam Kapeikis
Ladies Madison Nguyen Tamnhi Hyunh Haley Scott Elise Freezer
Pairs Sydney Flaum / Chase Finster Josephine Hagan / Evan Whitlow Jasmine Wong / Danylo Siianytsia Ashley Fletcher / Cayden McKenzie-Cook
Ice dancing Nastia Efimova / Jonathan Zhao Alice Serbin / Kenan Slevira Elliana Peal / Ethan Peal Sarah Dutton / Emmett King

Senior results[edit]

Senior men[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Nathan Chen 318.47 1 106.39 1 212.08
2 Vincent Zhou 263.03 3 87.85 2 175.18
3 Jason Brown 254.23 4 79.23 3 175.00
4 Grant Hochstein 248.31 5 79.10 4 169.21
5 Ross Miner 240.34 2 88.67 8 151.67
6 Alexander Johnson 233.39 9 75.19 5 158.20
7 Timothy Dolensky 228.76 6 78.86 9 149.90
8 Sean Rabbitt 228.02 11 73.41 7 154.61
9 Max Aaron 227.80 12 72.54 6 155.26
10 Jordan Moeller 225.85 8 76.24 10 149.61
11 Andrew Torgashev 225.35 7 77.82 11 147.53
12 Kevin Shum 205.69 14 71.77 12 133.92
13 Emmanuel Savary 200.73 10 73.75 16 126.98
14 Scott Dyer 199.47 16 69.90 14 129.57
15 Tomoki Hiwatashi 196.09 13 71.79 18 124.30
16 Daniel Kulenkamp 193.74 17 65.08 15 128.66
17 Shotaro Omori 191.53 20 58.81 13 132.72
18 Oleksiy Melnyk 184.31 19 59.86 17 124.45
19 Dennis Phan 181.14 18 60.78 19 120.36
20 Jimmy Ma 181.07 15 70.41 21 110.66
21 Sebastien Payannet 170.56 21 57.07 20 113.49

Senior ladies[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Karen Chen 214.22 1 72.82 1 141.40
2 Ashley Wagner 211.78 3 70.94 2 140.84
3 Mariah Bell 197.92 6 63.33 3 134.59
4 Mirai Nagasu 194.90 2 71.95 4 122.95
5 Caroline Zhang 182.82 7 62.55 5 120.27
6 Gracie Gold 179.62 5 64.85 9 114.77
7 Angela Wang 175.13 11 58.16 7 116.97
8 Amber Glenn 172.63 12 56.34 8 116.29
9 Bradie Tennell 169.98 9 59.77 11 110.21
10 Tessa Hong 168.74 4 65.02 14 103.72
11 Paige Rydberg 166.92 8 61.60 12 105.32
12 Courtney Hicks 165.19 18 46.02 6 119.17
13 Livvy Shilling 161.90 10 59.73 15 102.17
14 Megan Wessenberg 161.77 16 48.96 12 112.81
15 Franchesca Chiera 158.41 13 53.97 13 104.44
16 Katie McBeath 141.20 15 49.33 17 91.87
17 Rebecca Peng 134.36 19 41.08 16 93.28
18 Hannah Miller 134.24 17 48.73 18 85.51
19 Ashley Shin 127.87 14 49.86 19 78.01

Senior pairs[edit]

Kayne/O'Shea withdrew due to a concussion. She hit her head while attempting a throw triple flip during the short program on January 19.[9]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier 188.32 2 65.39 1 122.93
2 Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran 186.28 4 64.29 2 121.99
3 Ashley Cain / Timothy LeDuc 184.41 1 69.33 3 115.08
4 Deanna Stellato / Nathan Bartholomay 173.50 3 65.04 5 108.46
5 Jessica Pfund / Joshua Santillan 168.90 7 58.05 4 110.85
6 Chelsea Liu / Brian Johnson 159.96 8 57.02 6 102.94
7 Erika Smith / AJ Reiss 159.59 6 59.30 7 100.29
8 Cali Fujimoto / Nicholas Barsi-Rhyne 138.90 10 44.84 8 94.06
9 Joy Weinberg / Maximiliano Fernandez 132.57 11 42.71 9 89.86
WD Tarah Kayne / Danny O'Shea 61.80 5 61.80 withdrew from competition
WD Alexandria Shaughnessy / James Morgan 48.64 9 48.64 withdrew from competition
WD Jacquelyn Green / Rique Newby-Estrella withdrew from competition

Senior ice dance[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani 200.05 1 82.42 2 117.63
2 Madison Chock / Evan Bates 199.04 2 79.96 1 119.08
3 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue 191.42 3 79.72 3 111.70
4 Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit 170.29 5 67.17 4 103.12
5 Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc Baker 160.06 4 72.60 8 87.46
6 Anastasia Cannuscio / Colin McManus 153.35 8 56.94 5 96.41
7 Julia Biechler / Damian Dodge 152.19 6 59.15 6 93.04
8 Karina Manta / Joseph Johnson 147.15 7 57.96 7 89.19
9 Charlotte Maxwell / Ryan Devereaux 139.20 9 56.88 9 82.32
10 Elicia Reynolds / Stephen Reynolds 103.57 10 40.83 10 62.74
11 Kseniya Ponomaryova / Oleg Altukhov 93.29 11 38.89 11 54.40

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Junior results[edit]

Junior men[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Alexei Krasnozhon 211.05 2 66.89 1 144.16
2 Camden Pulkinen 197.65 1 73.41 2 124.24
3 Ryan Dunk 172.22 4 57.78 3 114.44
4 Eric Sjoberg 170.61 3 60.73 4 109.88
5 Sasha Lunin 161.39 5 56.60 5 104.79
6 Mathew Graham 158.39 6 54.57 6 104.39
7 Peter Liu 154.82 8 52.47 7 102.35
8 Derek Wagner 153.25 7 52.85 8 100.40
9 Kelvin Li 147.69 9 50.39 9 97.30
10 Daniil Shamis 135.55 11 40.93 10 94.62
11 TJ Nyman 130.53 10 41.51 11 89.02
WD Kendrick Weston withdrew from competition

Junior ladies[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Kaitlyn Nguyen 170.16 3 57.80 1 112.36
2 Starr Andrews 155.14 2 57.83 3 97.31
3 Ashley Lin 153.34 5 52.38 2 100.96
4 Emmy Ma 149.88 1 60.31 5 89.57
5 Alexia Paganini 147.60 4 52.90 4 94.70
6 Nina Ouellette 136.25 7 49.65 6 86.60
7 Maxine Marie Bautista 133.97 6 52.37 9 81.60
8 Elizaveta Kulik 132.51 8 48.36 7 84.15
9 Brynne McIsaac 127.51 9 44.84 8 82.67
10 Madalyn Moree 108.89 11 42.76 10 66.13
11 Haley Beavers 108.72 10 44.29 12 64.43
12 Shannon Porter 107.94 12 42.60 11 65.34

Junior pairs[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Nica Digerness / Danny Neudecker 153.35 1 54.66 1 98.69
2 Elli Kopmar / Jonah Barrett 147.90 2 54.01 2 93.89
3 Alexandria Yao / Austin Hale 144.64 3 53.55 3 91.09
4 Lindsay Weinstein / Jacob Simon 137.22 4 52.48 5 84.74
5 Laiken Lockley / Keenan Prochnow 135.67 8 47.45 4 88.22
6 Vanessa Chen / Eric Hartley 131.46 5 49.22 7 82.24
7 Gabriella Marvaldi / Daniel Villeneuve 130.25 6 48.81 8 81.44
8 Emma Coppess / Robert Hennings 128.74 9 46.42 6 82.32
9 Isabella Gamez / Griffin Schwab 126.73 7 47.94 9 78.79
10 Kate Finster / Brandon Kozlowski 117.80 10 44.10 10 73.70
11 Jillian Smart / Matthew Rounis 105.52 11 39.82 12 65.70
12 Hannah Klopstock / Daniel Arsenault 101.79 12 34.47 11 67.32

Junior ice dance[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Rachel Parsons / Michael Parsons 176.33 1 72.42 1 103.91
2 Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko 165.06 3 66.77 2 98.29
3 Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter 163.63 2 70.44 3 93.19
4 Chloe Lewis / Logan Bye 148.43 4 60.60 4 87.83
5 Caroline Green / Gordon Green 129.82 6 50.54 5 79.28
6 Eliana Gropman / Ian Somerville 127.90 5 52.95 6 74.95
7 Alina Efimova / Alexander Petrov 118.90 7 50.27 7 68.63
8 Diana Avaz / Val Katsman 117.56 8 50.18 8 67.38
9 Emma Gunter / Caleb Wein 115.90 9 49.37 9 66.53
10 Elizabeth Addas / Michael Valdez 108.02 11 45.62 10 62.40
11 Lydia Erdman / Alexey Shchepetov 106.31 10 46.51 11 59.80
12 Cassidy Klopstock / Jacob Schedl 96.20 12 38.97 12 57.23
WD Heidi Washburn / Ilya Yukhimuk withdrew from competition

Novice results[edit]

Novice men[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Maxim Naumov 177.85 1 55.82 1 122.03
2 Joseph Kang 166.59 2 52.04 2 114.55
3 Dinh Tran 149.41 3 51.98 6 97.43
4 Joosoo Kim 147.95 5 47.60 4 100.35
5 Lucas Altieri 146.26 6 47.50 5 98.76
6 Paul Yeung 144.38 9 43.77 3 100.61
7 Jordan Evans 139.38 4 48.35 9 91.03
8 Patrick Frohling 135.76 12 42.28 7 93.48
9 Jonathan Yang 135,62 11 42,81 8 92,81
10 Alan Wong 129.03 10 43.15 10 85.88
11 Alex Wellman 127,24 7 47.36 12 79.88
12 Max Wang 124.61 8 44.53 11 80.08

Novice ladies[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Angelina Huang 143.19 2 48.66 2 94.53
2 Ting Cui 142.68 3 47.63 1 95.05
3 Pooja Kalyan 131.77 5 47.35 4 84.42
4 Alysa Liu 131.68 1 48.89 6 82.79
5 Alyssa Rich 130.89 4 47.47 5 83.42
6 Hanna Harrell 126.69 10 39.24 3 87.45
7 Isabella Miller 121.45 8 43.26 7 78.19
8 Ilana Sherman 117.72 6 45.16 9 72.56
9 Audrey Shin 115.92 9 40.12 8 75.80
10 Emma Coppess 110.79 7 43.44 10 67.35
11 Lily Sun 102.37 12 36.48 11 65.89
12 Analise Gonzalez 97.45 11 37.71 12 59.74

Novice pairs[edit]

Rank Name Total SP FS
1 Erin Coleman / Derrick Griffin 134.44 1 45.58 1 88.86
2 Ainsley Peterson / Kristofer Ogren 120.86 2 39.67 2 81.19
3 Greta Crafoord / John Crafoord 112.03 3 39.14 3 72.89
4 Eliana Secunda / Blake Eisenach 104.47 4 36.04 5 68.43
5 Katherina Frantz / Nicolas Frantz 103.08 7 32.63 4 70.45
6 Jasmine Fendi / Joshua Fendi 101.56 5 34.82 6 66.74
7 Isabelle Goldstein / Keyton Bearinger 98.97 6 34.11 7 64.86
8 Cora DeWyre / Jacob Nussle 88.54 8 27.56 8 60.98
9 Lauren Ball / Scott Dudley 80.19 9 25.94 10 54.25
10 Ashley Haywood / Alec Schmitt 79.43 11 23.90 9 55.53
11 Hilary Asher / Nathan Rensing 73.65 10 24.06 11 49.59

Novice ice dance[edit]

Rank Name Total PD1 PD2 FD
1 Jocelyn Haines / James Koszuta 114.66 1 25.63 4 21.48 1 67.55
2 Katerina DelCamp / Maxwell Gart 108.97 3 21.95 6 20.24 2 66.78
3 Sophia Elder / Christopher Elder 108.79 2 22.88 1 23.05 3 62.86
4 Elizabeth Tkachenko / Alexei Kiliakov 100.41 4 20.94 2 23.04 5 56.43
5 Isabella Amoia / Cory Fraiman 95.84 6 20.14 8 18.86 4 56.84
6 Allie Rose / Spencer Emerson 91.07 8 16.93 3 22.42 8 51.72
7 Molly Cesanek / Nikolay Usanov 88.18 5 20.34 11 13.70 6 54.14
8 Isabel Blahunka / Will Shawver 87.15 10 14.37 5 20.35 7 52.43
9 Cherri Chen / YuanShi Jin 83.54 7 17.69 7 19.82 10 46.03
10 Leah Krauskopf / Caleb Niva 80.35 11 13.87 9 18.31 9 48.17
11 Claire Purnell / Lucas Purnell 75.18 9 15.13 10 15.32 11 44.73
12 Susan Talbot / Ryan O'Donnell 60.41 12 9.61 12 10.42 12 40.38

International team selections[edit]

According to a rule change made by U.S. Figure Skating in autumn 2016 and approved in December, champions at the 2017 U.S. Championships no longer automatically qualify to the World Championships.[11][12]

Four Continents[edit]

The team for the 2017 Four Continents Championships was announced on January 21 and 22, 2017.[13]

Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
Jason Brown Mariah Bell Ashley Cain / Timothy LeDuc Madison Chock / Evan Bates
Nathan Chen Karen Chen Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Grant Hochstein Mirai Nagasu Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani
1st alt. Ross Miner Gracie Gold Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc Baker
2nd alt. Max Aaron Courtney Hicks Deanna Stellato / Nathan Bartholomay Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit
3rd alt. Alexander Johnson Angela Wang Jessica Pfund / Joshua Santillan Anastasia Cannuscio / Colin McManus

World Junior Championships[edit]

The team for the 2017 World Junior Championships was announced on January 21 and 22, 2017.[13]

Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
Alexei Krasnozhon Amber Glenn Chelsea Liu / Brian Johnson Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko
Andrew Torgashev Bradie Tennell Nica Digerness / Danny Neudecker Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter
Vincent Zhou Rachel Parsons / Michael Parsons
1st alt. Camden Pulkinen Starr Andrews Alexandria Yao / Austin Hale Chloe Lewis / Logan Bye
2nd alt. Kevin Shum Ashley Lin Gabriella Marvaldi / Daniel Villeneuve Eliana Gropman / Ian Somerville
3rd alt. Tomoki Hiwatashi Tessa Hong Laiken Lockley / Keenan Prochow Emma Gunter / Caleb Wein

World Championships[edit]

The team for the 2017 World Championships was announced on January 21 and 22, 2017.[13]

Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
Jason Brown Mariah Bell Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier Madison Chock / Evan Bates
Nathan Chen Karen Chen Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Ashley Wagner Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani
1st alt. Vincent Zhou Mirai Nagasu Ashley Cain / Timothy LeDuc Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc Baker
2nd alt. Grant Hochstein Gracie Gold Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit
3rd alt. Max Aaron Caroline Zhang Deanna Stellato / Nathan Bartholomay Julia Biechler / Damian Dodge

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregorian, Vahe (December 16, 2015). "Figure skating championships arrive at the right time for Kansas City". The Kansas City Star. 
  2. ^ "Kansas City Announced as Host City for 2017 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships". visitkc.dmplocal.com. December 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ Kerkhoff, Blair (December 16, 2015). "U.S. Figure Skating Championships coming to Kansas City, Independence in 2017". The Kansas City Star. 
  4. ^ "U.S. Figure Skating announces 2017 qualifying sites". U.S. Figure Skating. IceNetwork. June 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ "2017 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships Championship Qualifiers" (PDF). U.S. Figure Skating. November 23, 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on November 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Edmunds, Rippon Withdraw from 2017 U.S. Championships". U.S. Figure Skating. January 9, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Knierims withdraw from 2017 U.S. Championships". IceNetwork.com. January 11, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Two additional championship pairs withdrawals to note: Fields/Stevens and Calalang/Sidhu". U.S. Figure Skating. January 11, 2017. 
  9. ^ Rutherford, Lynn (January 21, 2017). "Kayne, O'Shea will not petition for world team spot". IceNetwork.com. 
  10. ^ http://www.usfigureskating.org/leaderboard/results/2016/18516/results.html
  11. ^ "Rules Update: Gold Medal No Guarantee for World Team Selection". Ice Skating International. January 18, 2017. 
  12. ^ Hersh, Philip (January 20, 2017). "New rule impacts world team selection procedure". IceNetwork.com. 
  13. ^ a b c "U.S. Figure Skating Announces World, Four Continents and World Junior Teams". U.S. Figure Skating. January 22, 2017. Archived from the original on January 22, 2017. 

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