Miami University Synchronized Skating Team

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Miami University
Miami University JV team Shoot the duck.jpg
The Miami University junior varsity team
Team information
Country represented  United States
Level Senior
World standing 8 (As of 14 March 2016)[1]
Season's bests 10 (2014–15)
11 (2013–14)
10 (2012–13)
? (2011–12)
? (2010–11)
? (2009–10)
9 (2008–09)
9 (2007–08)
4 (2006–07)
4 (2005–06)
ISU team best scores
Combined total 198.71
2007 Worlds
Short program 71.62
2009 Worlds
Free skate 128.96
2007 Worlds

The Miami University Synchronized Skating Team is a senior-level synchronized skating team from the United States. Their homeclub is Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio. They were the U.S. national champions in 1999, 2006 and 2009.[2][3] They became the first American team to medal at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships by earning the silver medal at the 2007 championships in London, Ontario, Canada. They also have a new junior-level team which has competed internationally as part of Team USA and a collegiate-level team which has won 10 of the last 12 national titles.[4]

Their Head Coach is Carla DeGirolamo with Assistant Coaches Lee Ann Shoker and Katie Bowling. Vicki Korn stepped down as Head Coach in 2009 after 25 years.

The team competes in the Goggin Ice Center, at Miami University.

Competitive results (1999–2009)[edit]

National
Event 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
U.S. Championships 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st
[5] [5] [5] [5] [5][6] [5] [5] [5] [5] [5]
International
Event 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
World Championships 9th 9th 9th 7th 4th 2nd 9th 7th
[7]
Finlandia Cup 9th
[8]
French Cup 9th 3rd
[9] [9]
Neuchâtel Trophy 3rd
[10]
Prague Cup 1st 5th
[11] [12]
Spring Cup 9th 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd
[13] [13] [13] [13] [14]

Competitive results (2009–2014)[edit]

National
Event 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
U.S. Championships 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd
[5] [5] [5] [5]
International
Event 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
World Championships 10th 8th
[15]
French Cup 5th
[9]
Leon Lurje Trophy 3rd
[16]
Mozart Cup 4th
[17]
Neuchâtel Trophy 2nd
[18]
Spring Cup 3rd
[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ISU World Standings for Synchronized Skating". International Skating Union. 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2016-04-10. 
  2. ^ Feltes, Emily. "Back on Top." Skating Apr. 2007: 24-31.
  3. ^ "2009 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships." Icenetwork.com. 7 Mar. 2009. Ice Network. 11 Mar. 2009 <http://www.usfigureskating.org/leaderboard/results/50228/results.html>.
  4. ^ Brown, Mickey, Rebecca Staed, and Troy Schwindt. "In Control." Skating Apr. 2008: 22-29.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "2013 U.S. FIGURE SKATING SYNCHRONIZED SKATING MEDIA GUIDE" (PDF). U.S. Figure Skating. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  6. ^ "2004 U.S. Synchronized Team Skating Championships". U.S. Figure Skating. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  7. ^ Hodge, Kelly (2007-03-31). "MIAMI UNIVERSITY TAKES SILVER AT WORLD SYNCHRONIZED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS". U.S. Figure Skating. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  8. ^ "2000 Finlandia Cup". Tino Eberl. Retrieved 2013-05-07. 
  9. ^ a b c Click "COMPETITIVE HISTORY":
  10. ^ "Neuchatel Trophy 2003". Swiss Ice Skating. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  11. ^ "2001 Prague Cup". Tino Eberl. Retrieved 2013-05-14. 
  12. ^ Click "VIEW RESULTS" for each segment and the combined total.
  13. ^ a b c d "Spring Cup Results 2012-1995". Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  14. ^ "SPRING CUP 2007". Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  15. ^ "Seniors". Fédération française des sports de glace. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  16. ^ "Leon Lurje Trophy 2013". Svenska Konståkningsförbundet. 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  17. ^ "4th MOZART CUP 2014". Österreichischer Eiskunstlaufverband. 2014-01-26. Retrieved 2014-02-26. 
  18. ^ "Neuchâtel Trophy 2010". Swiss Ice Skating. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  19. ^ "SPRING CUP 2011 Sesto San Giovanni 11_13 feb 2011". Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 

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