STANFORD, Calif. – The United States, led by Stanford head coach Sara Lowe, won bronze in the synchronized swimming team event, Monday, at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia. The U.S. also finished fourth in the duet.
Team USA scored 86.340 points in the team free final to earn the bronze medal with 173.140 total points in synchronized swimming's debut at the World University Games. The U.S. was third in the team technical on Saturday with 86.800 points.
Host Russia won gold at 194.710 after scoring 98.010 points, while Japan took silver with 184.570 total points.
Swimming for the U.S. were Madison Crocker (Stanford/Weston, Conn.), Morgan Fuller (Stanford/Sunnyvale, Calif.), Megan Hansley (Stanford/New Canaan, Conn.), Mariya Koroleva (Stanford/Walnut Creek, Calif.), Michelle Moore (Stanford/Tonawanda, N.Y.), Olivia Morgan (Stanford/Lafayette, Calif.), Rosilyn Tegart (Incarnate Word/Kamloops, B.C., Canada) and Khadija Zanotto (Ohio State/Los Gatos, Calif.).
Hansley and Morgan scored 85.560 points in the duet free final as the U.S. grabbed fourth with 171.160 total points. Morgan teamed with Tegart in the duet technical on Sunday, placing fourth at 85.600.
Russia (195.260) won duet gold, followed by Japan (184.810) and Italy (177.450).
Courtesy of USA Synchro