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U.S. National Teams Selection Camps Tip Off 2018

01/04/2018, 1:15pm CST
By NWBA

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The 2018 U.S. National Team Selection Camps for both the Men’s and Women’s teams is underway at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. The U.S. Men’s National Team Selection Camp started Wednesday, and will conclude on Saturday, January 7, when the U.S. Men’s National Team will be announced.

A pool of 30 athletes were invited, and 28 have arrived for the four-day try-out. Ten of the Rio Paralympic Team have returned for the selection camp in hopes of being selected for the team that will compete in Germany at the 2018 IWBF World Championships. The list of athletes is below.

The U.S. Women’s National Team Selection Camp will start on January 14 and conclude on January 17 with the announcement of the National Team. This pool is highlighted by Rio 2016 gold medalists Rose Hollermann of Elysian, Minnesota, Vanessa Erskine of Kearney, Missouri, and Abigail Dunkin of New Braunfels, Texas, returning for another tryout. A pool of 25 athletes has been invited for the tryouts. The list of athletes is below.

Both teams will be in preparations for the 2018 World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, in August. The U.S. Women’s Team will have scheduled training camps monthly through August, while the U.S. Men’s Team will start their final preparations in May.

U.S. Men’s National Team Selection Camp Roster

Colorado Springs OTC

January 3-7

Jared Arambula, Valparaiso, Indiana

Kevin Atherley, Baltimore, Maryland

Brian Bell, Birmingham, Alabama

Jon Boie, Milton, Wisconsin

Tyler Buysse, Gunter, Texas

Dylan Fischbach, Vermillion, South Dakota

Aaron Gouge, Fort Worth, Texas

Matt Greshen, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Tommie Gray, Warner Robins, Georgia

Nate Hinze, Cedar Grove, Wisconsin

Trevon Jenifer, Huntingtown, Maryland

Marshall Lindsay, Stansbury Park, Utah

Blake Loftin, Mobile, Alabama

Ian Lynch, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Sean Maloney, Seattle, Washington

Ryan Neiswender, Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Nick Oman, Fishers, Indiana

Mike Paye, Warren, Michigan

Eric Rodriguez, Ashland, Missouri

Fabian Romo, Chicago, Illinois

Correy Rossi, Canton, Michigan

Jorge Salazar, Delano, California

Jorge Sanchez, Oakland, California

Matt Scott, Detroit, Michigan

Steve Serio, Westbury, New York

Will Speed, Charlotte, North Carolina

Jake Williams, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Chayse Wolfe, Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Ryan Wright, Conifer, Colorado

 

U.S. Women’s National Team Selection Camp Roster

Colorado Springs OTC

January 14-17

Josie Aslakson, Jordan, Minnesota

Elizabeth Becker, Dallas, Texas

Amy Chapman, Batavia, Illinois

Ranley Clayton, Alexander City, Alabama

Josie DeHart, Fruita, Colorado

Abigail Dunkin, New Braunfels, Texas

Kaitlyn Eaton, Houston, Texas

Vanessa Erskine, Kearney, Missouri

Ixhelt Gonzalez, Chicago, Illinois

Shelby Gruss, Issian, Indiana

Sarah heinzl, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Emilee Hilbish, Amarillo, Texas

Rose Hollermann, Elysian, Minnesota

Ali Ibanez, Murray, Utah

Jordan Kozloski, Warner Robins, Georgia

Riley Ljungdahl, Longmont, Colorado

Madison Melton, Rockport, Indiana

Bailey Moody, Alpharetta, Georgia

Emily Oberst, Brookfield, Wisconsin

Mikila Salazar, Spokane, Washington

Marlee Wagstaff, Woods Cross, Utah

Shantelle Winslow, Centerville, Utah

Morgan Wood, Gordonsville, Tennessee

Lindsey Zurbrugg, Portland, Oregon

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