Dartmouth wins sixth U.S. Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team Championships title(4/22/12) - Dartmouth College reclaimed the U.S. Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team Championships title this weekend at Honnen Ice Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo. The team outscored the competition with 130 points, 33 points ahead of second place. Dartmouth won the U.S. Intercollegiate Championships five consecutive years from 2004-08 and holds more titles than any other team.
The defending champions, the University of Delaware, took second with 97 points. Two-time Intercollegiate champions (2009-10), Boston University, placed third, scoring 80 points.
The U.S. Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team Championships is the culmination of the Intercollegiate Competition Series, in which college students participated in three conference competitions in their respective sections (Eastern, Midwestern and Pacific Coast). Skaters earned points for their teams based on their individual placements in each event. More than 36 teams competed in the 2011-12 series with the top three teams from each section qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team Championships.
Dartmouth College has become six-time U.S. Intercollegiate Figure Skating Team champions (Photo by Kristin Zinsmeister)