Meissner set for exhibition at Delaware

SPORTS DIGEST

January 09, 2007|By CANDUS THOMSON

World champion figure skater Kimmie Meissner will skate an exhibition Saturday at the University of Delaware as part of a send-off show for athletes competing at U.S. Nationals.

The Bel Air teen, the runner-up at Nationals last year who finished sixth at the Olympics, will perform to "Keep Holding On" from the soundtrack of Eragon.

The show also will include appearances by U.S. ice dance silver medalists Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov and 2006 Junior World bronze medalist Christine Zukowski. In addition, world ice dance champions Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski of Bulgaria will perform.

The show at Fred Rust Arena is at 2:30 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased through Ticketmaster, are $15 for general admission and $12 for senior citizens and children 18 and younger.

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