Three U.S. synchro teams head to Leon Lurje
Crystallettes, Miami University, Synchroettes to compete Jan. 26-27 in Gothenburg, Sweden
|The Crystallettes are eyeing the top of the podium at the 2013 Leon Lurje Trophy. (Ed Collier Photography)|
The Crystalettes, six-time U.S. bronze and reigning U.S. silver medalists, opened their 2012 international season with a first-place finish at the Neuchâtel Trophy and finished the year at the World Synchronized Championships, where they finished 11th.
Miami University, seven-time U.S. silver and reigning U.S. bronze medalists, was selected to compete at the 2012 French Cup last year, where it placed fifth.
The Synchroettes, who finished fifth in the junior division at the 2012 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, will make their international debut this week in Sweden. They will compete in the junior event.