Buckeyes Record 90 Points in Win at Boston
Feb. 24, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Behind a sweep in all four events, the Ohio State synchronized swimming team scored 90 points en route to beating four programs on the campus of Boston University Saturday and Sunday. Wheaton College finished second with 61 points, while host Boston University rounded out the Top 3, compiling 53 points. Pennsylvania was fourth (48 points) and Smith College was fifth (22 points).
The Buckeyes will return to Columbus, Ohio, March 2 to host the North Regional Championships. The competition is set to begin at 2 p.m. in McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
Buckeyes Chelsea Aton, Lauren Nicholson and Paige Ramsey earned an 85.750 for the top spot in the trio competition. Teammates Katie LaBounty, Katie Spada and Khadija Zanotto were second (84.250).
Once again, the Scarlet and Gray captured the Top 2 places, this time in the duet competition when Yuliya Maryanko and Ramsey scored 87.500 points. The pair of Spada and Zanotto was rewarded 85.167 points following their performance.
Only one Buckeye, LaBounty, competed in the solo competition and she earned an 83.333 for first place.
Finally, in the team routine event, the Scarlet Squad of Chelsea Aton, LaBounty, Maryanko, Lauren Nicholson, Ramsey, Spada, Zanotto and Colleen Courtmanche dominated the field, collecting 87.833 points.
Ohio State at Boston University
1. Ohio State, 90
2. Wheaton College, 61
3. Boston University, 53
4. Pennsylvania, 48
5. Smith College, 22
3. Nicole Chicoine, Christine Dyster, Janine Kopeski (Wheaton College), 75.500
4. Amanda Kelleher, Megan Ganley, Sarah Harrison (Boston University), 65.500
5. Jessica Marlor, Charlotte Ennen, Sarah Dunalewicz (Smith College), 63.250
6. Kelsey Hall, Hannah Facey, Eileen Wang (Pennsylvania), 59.000
3. Kayla Moses and Kirsten Wendth (Wheaton College), 80.333
4. Elissa Feist and Jennifer Wilczynski (Boston University), 68.000
5. Marie Hoff and Veronica Faller (Boston University), 64.167
6. Jennifer Sackowski and Kelsey Hall (Pennsylvania), 60.000
7. Shinjini Srivastava and Carolina White (Pennsylvania), 52.500
1. Katie LaBounty (Ohio State), 83.333
2. Kayla Moses (Wheaton College), 79.167
3. Nicole Chicoine (Wheaton College), 74.667
4. Jennifer Wilczynski (Boston University), 69.167
1. Ohio State, 87.833
2. Wheaton College, 79.417
3. Boston University, 69.167
4. Pennsylvania, 61.000
5. Smith College, 58.500
6. Pennsylvania, 55.417
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