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Varsity Figure Skaters Give Star Performance

Trent University’s new varsity figure skating team did very well in a season wrap-up competition this past weekend in London, Ontario.

Overall, the team placed eighth. Individual placings included:
Jessica Wolff - Gold Freeskate - 2nd
Colin Squirrell - Men's Freeskate Exhibition - 2nd
Kim Chapelle - Senior Silver Freeskate - 4th
Ashley Ayotte - Junior Silver Freeskate - 4th
Lauren Niemi - Short Program - 6th
Lauren Niemi, Connie Storey, Andrea Walsh and Jessica Wolff - Pairs Fours - 6th
Kate Cox and Tiffany Nicholson-Smith - Junior Silver Similar Dance - 6th
Jennifer Long - Senior Silver Solo Dance - 7th
Emma Cox and Melanie Murray - Intermediate Similar Pairs - 8th
Robyn Hoogendam and Tiffany Lafrance - Senior Similar Pairs - 9th
Connie Storey - Gold Solo Dance - 10th
Team Trent - Synchro - 8th
Ashley Ayotte and Karen Seymour - Senior Silver Similar Dance - 10th
Meghan Carswell and Jennifer Long - Variation Dance - 10th

As well, the enthusiastic Trent team won the tournament’s Spirit Award. "It was one of our goals. We cheered for every skater and every school. We definitely showed good sportsmanship," said team member Jessica Wolff.

The varsity team will present an ice show at the Evinrude Centre in Peterborough on Friday, March 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children and can be purchased in advance from the Athletic Department Office at Trent University. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Posted March 4, 2003

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