Stanford’s synchronized swimming team wins national title

On Saturday, March 26, the Stanford captured the 2016 U.S. National Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships in impressive fashion, collecting victories in three of four finals. Stanford totaled 98.0 points, while defending champion Ohio State finished second with 92.0 and the University of the Incarnate Word was third with 75.0.

It marked the eighth title for the Cardinal, previously winning in 1998, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013.

“The girls did a great job and I’ve very excited for them,” said Lowe, who was thrown in the pool afterwards, along with assistant coach MEGAN AZEBU. “This is kind of what I thought could happen, but they surprised me a bit, especially today. They came out with a lot of fight.”

You an watch excerpts of their performance below. Read the full story on the Athletics website.