2015 Tufts Results

On Sunday, November 15th, MITBDT members competed at the 2015 Tufts Ballroom Competition in Medford, MA. The MIT rookies once again showed their improvement with fantastic results, taking 5 places in International Waltz and Tango finals. The rest of the team also danced well across all levels.

Here is a complete list of team finalists:

Smooth

Newcomer
Waltz (64 pre-registered couples, 11 MIT couples)
2. Joel Geiger/Si Li

Tango (64 pre-registered couples, 11 MIT couples)
4. Jonathan Lambert/Nathalie Bolduc
5. Leo Su/Tosin Olabinjo
6. Andrew Tu/Matilde Borio

Foxtrot (69 pre-registered couples, 11 MIT couples)
2. Joel Geiger/Si Li
3. Erling German/Anna Turskaya
5. Jonathan Lambert/Nathalie Bolduc
6. Andrew Tu/Matilde Borio

Bronze
Waltz/Tango (19 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
1. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Foxtrot (19 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
4. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Gold
Waltz/Tango/Foxtrot (11 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
3. Vitaly Abdrashitov/Amy Ishiguro

Prechamp
Waltz/Tango/Foxtrot/Viennese Waltz (5 couples, 1 MIT couple)
2. Jeff McCollum/Courtney Delmonico

Standard

Newcomer
Waltz (40 pre-registered couples, 12 MIT couples)
1. Joel Geiger/Si Li
2. Mohammad Mavadati/Ava LaRocca
3. Dimeter Ostrev/Ping Xu
4. Jonathan Lambert/Nathalie Bolduc
5. Andrew Tu/Mathilde Borio

Tango (41 pre-registered couples, 12 MIT couples)
1. Joel Geiger/Si Li
2. Mohammad Mavadati/Ava LaRocca
3. Dimeter Ostrev/Ping Xu
4. Jonathan Lambert/Nathalie Bolduc
5. Andrew Tu/Mathilde Borio

Overall
1. Joel Geiger/Si Li
2. Mohammad Mavadati/Ava LaRocca
3. Dimeter Ostrev/Ping Xu

Bronze
Waltz/Quickstep (18 pre-registered couples, 2 MIT couples)
1. Cedric Delmy/Madeleine Potoskie
5. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Tango (19 pre-registered couples, 2 MIT couples)
1. Cedric Delmy/Madeleine Potoskie
7. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Overall
1. Cedric Delmy/Madeleine Potoskie

Silver
Waltz/Quickstep (26 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
2. Matthew Cavuto/Juliana Neves

Tango/Foxtrot (27 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
5. Matthew Cavuto/Juliana Neves

Overall
3 Matthew Cavuto/Juliana Neves

Gold
Waltz/Tango/Foxtrot/Quickstep (11 pre-registered couples, 2 MIT couples)
3. Vitaly Abdrashitov/Amy Ishiguro
4. Corey Cleveland/Clio Flikkema

Overall
3. Vitaly Abdrashitov/Amy Ishiguro

Syllabus

Viennese Waltz (39 pre-registered couples, 3 MIT couples)
4. Corey Cleveland/Clio Flikkema
5. Matthew Cavuto/Juliana Neves

Pre champ
Waltz/Tango/Foxtrot/Quickstep (9 Couples, 4 MIT couples)
2. Dilip Thekkoodan/Pamela Ziering
3. Jeff McCollum/Jessica Le
4. Ross Finman/Lin Quek

Viennese Waltz (9 Couples, 5 MIT couples)
2. Dilip Thekkoodan/Pamela Ziering
4. Jeff McCollum/Jessica Le
6. Ross Finman/Lin Quek

Champ
Waltz/Tango/Viennese Waltz/Foxtrot/Quickstep (3 couples, 2 MIT couples)
1. Ben Moss/Esther Rheinbay
3. Anthony Kozloff/Shantel Mays (Harvard)

Rhythm

Newcomer
Rumba (69 pre-registered couples, 9 MIT couples)
4. Leo Su/Ava LaRocca

Swing (65 pre-registered couples, 9 MIT couples)
3. Leo Su/Ava LaRocca
4. Joel Geiger/Si Li
5. Jonathan Lambert/Tosin Olabinjo

Bronze
Cha cha/Rumba (28 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
3. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Swing (27 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
1. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Overall
1. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Latin

Newcomer
Cha cha (50 pre-registered couples, 9 MIT couples)
1. Joel Geiger/ Si Li
3. Aida Abou-Zamzam/Jianan Xiao
6. Leo Su/Ava LaRocca

Rumba (50 pre-registered couples, 9 MIT couples)
1. Joel Geiger/Si Li
4. Aida Abou-Zamzam/Jianan Xiao
5. Leo Su/Ava LaRocca
6. Jonathan Lambert/Tosin Olabinjo

Overall
1. Joel Geiger/Si Li
2. Aida Abou-Zamzam/Jianan Xiao
3. Leo Su/Ava LaRocca

Bronze
Cha cha/Rumba (22 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
3. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Samba/Jive (22 pre-registered couples, 1 MIT couple)
3. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Overall
3. Lindy Balckburn/Hayley Tran

Silver

Cha cha/Rumba (27 pre-registered couples, 2 MIT couples)
4. Alex Creely/Francesca Majluf

Samba/Jive (24 pre-registered couples, 2 MIT couples)
5. Alex Creely/Francesca Majluf

Gold
Samba/Cha cha/Rumba/Jive (9 pre-registered couples, 4 MIT couples)
4. Corey Cleveland/Clio Flikkema
5. Wei An/Huyen Phan (? affiliation)
6. Jorge Valdez/Laura Perovich

Syllabus
Paso Doble (31 pre-registered couples, 5 MIT couples)
4. Corey Cleveland/Clio Flikkema
7. Vitaly Abdramshitov/Courtney Delmonico
8. Lindy Blackburn/Hayley Tran

Pre champ
Samba/Cha cha/Rumba/Jive (11 couples, 2 MIT couples)
6. Rafael Olivera/Agata Wisniowska