Synchro squad steals show at McGill meet

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MONTREAL — The McGill synchronized swim team won five of seven events at their annual home meet, held at Memorial Pool, inside the McGill Sports Centre, on Nov. 21.
 
Competitors from Queen’s, John Abbott College, Ottawa, Carleton and Trent University performed 11 routines with McGill posting solid results in each event.
 
A trio of McGillians placed one, two, three in the solo routine with Kelly Hersh, Stacy Lee and Shannon Herrick leading the field of nine teams. Rookies Minnie Fu and Diana Ye placed first and second, respectively, in the novice solo category.
 
The Martlets also finished atop the podium in the duet routine, with Lia Cairallo and Kelly Hersch claiming gold and Megan Smallwood and Hannah Ungar finishing third.
 
McGill also took the top spot in the novice team routine with Minnie Fu, Andrea Garofalo, Diana Ye, Agathe de Pins, Diane Hardy, Jessica Insogna, Sarah Kitner, Marilou Lachance, Andrea Wyers in a routine coached by Alicia Renaud.
 
Not to be outdone, the McGill “White” squad, coached by Lindsay Duncan, placed first among 11 teams with 68.67 points, in the senior team routine. Mara Bender, Jillian Boa, Lia Ciarallo, Shannon Herrick, Kelly Hersh, Stacy Lee, Megan Smallwood, Hannah Ungar were in the water for McGill. They edged out the second-place Ottawa “Garnet” squad (67.00) and third-place John Abbott College’s “A” squad (66.83).
 
The next competition is the Eastern Canadian Championship meet, scheduled for Jan. 25 in Kingston, Ont.
 
Canadian University Synchro Swim League

McGill Invitational Meet Results
 
 

Novice Duet/Trio Routine
Rk. Tech Artistic Total
1 Ottawa Chloe Di Tomasso Masse / Alexandra Miron 26.67 27.33 54.00
2 Queen’s Julia Cioffi / Helena Cuolas / Sydney Proudfoot (alt Melissa Noble) 25.67 26.00 51.67
3 McGill Agathe de Pins / Diane Hardy 0.00 0.00 0.00
Duet Routine
Rk. Tech Artistic Total
1 McGill Lia Ciarallo / Kelly Hersh 34.7 34.00 68.67
2 Queen’s Erin Milner / Emily Verbiski 33.17 33.50 66.67
3 McGill Megan Smallwood / Hannah Ungar 32.83 33.17 66.00
4 Queen’s Allyshia Van Tol / Anna Stratton 32.33 32.00 64.33
5 Carleton Kristina Anagnosti / Sophia Brandt 31.50 31.33 62.83
6 John Abbott College Melanie Leblanc / Brooke McKee 30.50 30.00 60.50
Novice Solo Routine
Rk. Tech Artistic Total
1 McGill Minnie Fu 27.50 27.67 55.17
2 McGill Diana-Luk Ye 24.67 24.83 49.50
Solo Routine
Rk. Tech Artistic Total
1 McGill Kelly Hersh 35.17 35.33 70.50
2 McGill Stacy Lee 33.33 33.67 67.00
3 McGill Shannon Herrick 33.00 33.50 66.50
4 Ottawa Catherine Pouliot 33.00 33.33 66.33
5 Carleton Erika Wagner 32.33 32.67 65.00
6 McGill Isaline Nguyen 32.33 31.83 64.17
7 Carleton Katheryn Nowell 31.83 31.83 63.67
8 John Abbott College Mia Stankovic 31.33 31.67 63.00
9 Guelph Meagan Caulfield 31.17 30.83 62.00
Novice Team Routine
Rk. Tech Artistic Total
1 McGill 26.17 27.17 53.33
2 Ottawa 24.33 24.67 49.00
Team Routine
Rk. Tech Artistic Total
1 McGill (White) 34.50 34.17 68.67
2 Ottawa (Garnet) 33.50 33.50 67.00
3 John Abbott College (A) 33.00 33.83 66.83
4 McGill (Red) 32.67 33.17 65.83
5 Queen’s (Yellow) 32.83 32.67 65.50
6 Carleton 31.83 31.83 63.67
7 Ottawa (Grey) 31.83 31.83 63.67
8 Trent 30.83 31.17 62.00
9 Queen’s (Blue) 30.33 30.33 60.67
10 John Abbott College (B) 29.67 30.17 59.83
11 Ottawa (Black) 29.17 29.17 58.33

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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