March 27, 2004
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The Ohio State Synchronized Swimming team swam to its 5 th consecutive U.S. Collegiate Nationals title Saturday in Ann Arbor Michigan, claiming first in duet, trio, and team. Stanford followed in a close second, after taking first in solo finals.
OSU scored a 98.167 to Stanford's 96.833 in the team event to claim first.
Ohio State finished first in duet and trio as well. Stanford snagged the solo title with Katie Norris swimming a 95.500, and followed in second overall. The Univeristy of Alabama Birmingham brought up third place.
More than 250 athletes from 29 universities were on hand competing for collegiate national titles in the solo, duet, trio and team events. The championships are an open-class meet, combining competition for NCAA Divisions I, II and III, plus NAIA schools and clubs. Top athletes now advance to the U.S. National Championships and 2004 U.S. National Team Trials, April 28-May 1 in Stanford, Calif.
1. Katie Norris (Stanford University) 95.500; 2. Sara Petrov (University of Alabama Birmingham) 92.333; 3. Jessica Brown (University of Incarnate Word) 90.333; 4. Gabriela Pinango (Canisius College) 89.667; 5. Elisabeth Percy (Wheaton College) 89.500; 6. Danielle Kramer (University of Incarnate Word) 88.833; 7. Rebeccalyn Story (Keuka College Storm) 87.667; 8. Sally Winchester (U Of Wash Husky Synchro) 87.000.
1. Kate Hooven, Becky Kim (The Ohio State University) 95.667; 2. Ashley McHugh, Katie Norris (Stanford University) 95.500; 3. Carly Grimshaw, Chelsea Luker (The Ohio State University) 92.833; 4. Elizabeth-Anne Markman, Shella Sadovnik (Stanford University) 91.667; 5. Alejandra Pinango, Gabriela Pinango (Canisius College) 90.500; 6. Jessica Brown, Danielle Kramer (Univ. of Incarnate Word) 89.167; 7. Amanda Haeuser, Sara Petrov (U of Alabama Birmingham) 88.333; 8. Jennifer Holmquist, Rachael Simon (Univ. of Incarnate Word) 87.333.
1. Kate Hooven, Becky Kim, Lindsay Newbill (The Ohio State University) 95.667; 2. Ashley McHugh
, Katie Norris
, Samantha Bongiovanni-Duclos
(Stanford University) 95.500; 3. Carly Grimshaw, Chelsea Luker, Lauren Marsh (The Ohio State University) 93.833; 4. Jennifer Kibler
, Cassidy Ramage
, Shella Sadovnik
(Stanford University) 91.833; 5. Stacey Jackson, Stacy Leiker, Stephanie Jackson (University of Alabama Birmingham) 89.167; 6. Jamee Paoloemilio, Alejandra Pinango, Katie Scanlon (Canisius College) 88.333; 7. Ruth Ashburn, Laura Gellin, Andrea Prinzbach (Canisius College) 88.167; 8. Rachael Simon, Zoe Villarreal, Jennifer Holmquist (University of Incarnate Word) 87.500.
1. The Ohio State University A, 98.167; 2. Stanford University, 96.833; 3. University of Alabama Birmingham A, 95.500; 4. The Ohio State University B, 95.167; 5. Canisius College, 92.500; 6. University of Florida Synchro Gators, 89.667; 7. University of Incarnate Word, 88.583; 8. University of Alabama Birmingham B, 88.583.