US Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships Set for Ohio State
25 Mar, 2015
Top Swimmers Compete March 25-28; Lindenwood Seeks to Defend Title
The top collegiate synchronized swimmers in the country will compete for numerous titles at the 2015 U.S. Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships March 25-28 in Columbus, Ohio.
The championships, to be held at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of The Ohio State University, will feature solo, duet, trio and team competition, with all finals on Saturday, March 28.
"We are thrilled to be returning to Columbus for the U.S. Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships," said Kevin Warner, USA Synchro Executive Director. "We anticipate another exciting and very competitive meet."
Tickets are $10 on Thursday and Friday, and $15 on Saturday. All-event passes will be $30. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-GOBUCKS, by logging on to www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com or by purchasing at the event.
Swimmers from the following teams will take part in the event: Boston University, Carleton College, Colorado State University, University of Florida, Lindenwood University, Miami University, Ohio State University, Stanford University, Arizona State University, University of Arizona, University of the Incarnate Word, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania, University of Richmond and Wheaton College.
Lindenwood University swept the solo, duet, trio and team events last year to win its first synchro collegiate title in Oxford, Ohio. Ohio State finished second and Stanford was third.
For more information about the 2015 U.S. Collegiate Championships, visit this site.About USA Synchro: USA Synchro was established as a nonprofit organization in 1977, and is the United States national governing body for the sport, recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee and FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation Amateur) - the international governing federation. USA Synchro organizes, participates in, and promotes a variety of competitive events each year. These events begin at the local level and continue in the following categories: Senior (15 & O), Junior (15-18), Junior Olympic (19 & U), Collegiate and Masters (20+).
USA Synchro is based in Indianapolis and serves as the National Governing Body for the sport of synchronized swimming, appointed as such by the United States Olympic Committee. It is a membership based and not-for-profit organization which services the sport from the grass roots level to the National Team. The mission statement of USA Synchro is "to provide leadership and resources for the promotion and growth of synchronized swimming, to achieve competitive excellence at all levels and to develop broad based participation."