The 2021 US Figure Skating Championship Series moved to a virtual format due to the impact of COVID-19. The competition featured Championship and Junior skaters hoping to qualify for the 2021 US Figure Skating Championships January 12-21, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Eleven SCNY members and associate members qualified.

Good luck, all SCNY teams and skaters!

Rena Ikenishi
Senior Ladies

Rena is a three-time North Atlantic regional champion -- for senior ladies in 2019 and junior ladies in 2018 and 2017. She is the 2020 and 2019 Eastern Sectional senior ladies pewter medalist.

Audrey Shin
Senior Ladies

Audrey Shin is the 2019 US Figure Skating junior ladies' silver medalist, 2019 North Atlantic Regional junior ladies' champion, 2018 and 2019 Eastern Sectional junior ladies' silver medalist, 2017 Eastern Sectional and North Atlantic Regional novice ladies' champion, 2016 North Atlantic Regional novice ladies' bronze medalist, 2014 North Atlantic Regional intermediate ladies' champion and 2014 Eastern Sectional juvenile girls' bronze medalist. She won bronze among senior ladies at 2020 Grand Prix Skate America and placed twelfth at JGP Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2019.

Violeta Ushakova
Senior Ladies

Violeta is the 2019 North Atlantic Regional junior ladies' silver medalist, 2018 US Figure Skating novice ladies' bronze medalist, the 2018 Eastern Sectional novice ladies' silver medalist and 2018 North Atlantic Regional novice ladies' champion. She won intermediate ladies' bronze in 2017 at sectionals and regionals and was the 2016 North Atlantic Regional juvenile girls' champion.

Ashley Cain-Gribble (SCNY) and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, assoc. SCNY)
Senior Pairs

Ashley and Tim are the 2019 US Figure Skating senior pairs champions, 2019 World Team Trophy champions, 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb champions, 2018 CS Ondrej Nepela champions, 2018 and 2019 US International Classic champions, 2018 ISU Four Continents silver medalists, 2018 Grand Prix Skate America bronze medalists, 2017 US Figure Skating senior pairs bronze medalists, 2017 World Team Trophy bronze medalists, and 2018 and 2020 US Senior Pairs pewter medalists. They placed fourth this season at Grand Prix Skate America.

Olivia Serafini (SCNY) and Mervin Tran (SCNY)
Senior Pairs

Olivia is skating her third season in pairs after a successful career in singles. She is the 2015 US Figure Skating junior ladies' silver medalist and 2014 US Figure Skating Classic junior ladies' champion.

Mervin won the 2012 ISU World Figure Skating Championships senior pairs' bronze medal with Narumi Takahashi, representing Japan. The pair won silver at the ISU Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup and NHK Trophy (2010 and 2011) and gold at the 2010 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final. Before teaming with Olivia, Mervin skated four seasons with Marissa Castelli, winning bronze and silver at the 2016 and 2017 US Figure Skating Championships.

Olivia and Mervin placed sixth at the 2020 Grand Prix Skate America, fifth at the 2020 CS Finlandia Trophy, and seventh at the 2019 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb.

Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF)
Senior Dance

Christina and Anthony are the 2020 US Figure Skating Senior Dance pewter medalists. They won gold at the 2019 Challenger Series Asian Open and 2018 CS Tallinn Trophy, silver at the 2019 and 2018 CS US International Classics, bronze at 2020 Grand Prix Skate America, 2018 CS Nebelhorn Trophy, and 2018 Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup. They are the 2018 US junior dance champions, 2018 ISU World Junior Figure Skating silver medalists, 2017 World Junior bronze medalists, 2017 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalists, 2017 US junior dance silver medalists, and 2015 US national junior dance pewter medalists.

Eva Pate (Strongsville SC) and Logan Bye (SCNY)
Senior Dance

Eva and Logan began skating together in July 2019 and are coached by Igor Shpilband. They are the 2020 US Dance Final senior gold medalists and 2020 Midwestern Sectional Ice Dance Challenge silver medalists. They placed seventh at the 2020 US Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Previously, Logan skated with Chloe Lewis. They were the 2018 US Figure Skating junior dance bronze medalists, 2017 US junior dance pewter medalists and 2013 US novice dance champions. They won silver at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer and bronze at 2016 JGP Tallinn, Estonia.

Ava Ziegler
Juniior Ladies

Ava is the 2020 Eastern Sectional intermediate ladies' silver medalist, 2019 US Figure Skating juvenile girls' pewter medalist, and 2019 Eastern Sectional and North Atlantic Regional juvenile girls' champion.

Oona Brown (SCNY) and Gage Brown (SCNY)
Junior Dance

Oona and Gage are the 2020 US Figure Skating junior dance bronze medalists, 2019 US Figure Skating junior dance pewter medalists, 2019 Eastern Sectional junior dance silver medalists, 2018 Eastern Sectional novice dance champions and 2017 Eastern Sectional intermediate dance pewter medalists. They placed fourth at the 2020 Bavarian Open, fifth at the 2019 Junior Grand Prix Egna-Neumarkt, Italy, and seventh at 2019 JGP Chelyabinsk, Russia. They placed ninth at their inaugural Team USA assignment, the 2018 JGP in Kaunas, Lithuania and eighth at 2018 JGP Armenia.