Competing against 27 other women skaters, the basic skills instructor from Hendersonville won the competition by a narrow margin of 1.62 points.
In an interview with Skating magazine Hsu said, “In overlooking my accomplishment, I feel I’ve gained a new level of confidence in my skating. It feels really good to know that my training and hard work has paid off. Also, I’m thrilled that I had the chance to represent my school, Belmont University. I’m so excited to begin this new page of my life.”