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2012 U.S. Olympic Trials: Women's Freestyle 63kg/138.75 pounds



63 kg/138.75 lbs.

U.S. OPEN CHAMPION – IN CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
ELENA PIROZHKOVA, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Gator WC)

2010 World silver medalist… Fifth in 2011 World Championships… 2008 and 2010 University World champion… 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 U.S. Open champion… Seventh in 2009 World Championships… Eighth in 2008 World Championships… Second in 2011 Pan American Games… 2008, 2009 and 2010 Pan American Championships champion… Fourth in 2008 U.S. Open… Second in 2007 U.S. Open at 67 kg… Second in 2007 U.S. World Team Trials at 67 kg… Second in 2010 Pan American Championships… 2009 and 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… Born in Russia, moved to U.S. as small child, naturalized U.S. citizen…. Third in 2007 and 2011 Dave Schultz Memorial International… 2006 Sunkist Kids/ASU International Open champion… High School: Greenfield, Mass… Born: October 13, 1986… Age: 25

U.S. OPEN PLACEMENTS

NO. 2 - MELISSA APODACA, Chugiak, Alaska (USOEC)

Second in 2012 U.S. Open… Second in 2012 University Nationals… Fifth in 2009 U.S. Open… 2009 University Nationals champion… Fourth in 2008 U.S. World Team Trials… Fourth in 2011 New York AC International… Third in 2009 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals… Fifth in 2009 Sunkist Kids International… Third in 2008 Junior Nationals… College: Northern Michigan… High School: Chugiak, Alaska… Born: October 9, 1989… Age: 22

NO. 3 - ERIN CLODGO, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)
Third in 2012 U.S. Open… 2010 U.S. Open champion… Second in 2010 World Team Trials… Second in 2011 U.S. Open… Third in 2012 U.S. Open… Third in 2008 World Team Trials… Second in 2011 Pan American Championships… Second in 2010 Sunkist Kids International… Third in 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial… Third in 2012 Ivan Yarygin Memorial (Russia)… Sixth in 2009 U.S. Open… Eighth in 2007 Junior World Championships… Competed in 2010 Junior World Championships… Second in 2009 and 2010 University Nationals… Second in 2009 and 2010 Sunkist Kids International… Third in 2008 World Team Trials… 2006 and 2008 Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2007 Junior Nationals… College: Northern Michigan… High School: Marquette, Mich., Richmond, Vt,… Born: August 23, 1990… Age: 21

NO. 4 - ALLI RAGAN, Murphysboro, Ill. (King College)
Fourth in 2012 U.S. Open… Second in 2011 and 2012 WCWA Women’s College Nationals… Third in 2011 FILA Junior World Championships… Third in 2011 U.S. Open… 2011 New York AC International champion… 2011 University Nationals champion… 2011 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals champion… Third in 2012 University Nationals… Third in 2010 New York AC International… Third in 2007, 2009 and 2010 Junior Nationals… Second in 2008 Junior Nationals… College: King College… High School: Carbondale, Ill…. Born: June 16, 1992… Age: 19

NO. 5 - VERONICA CARSLON, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC)
Fifth in 2011 and 2012 U.S. Open… Second in 2010 World Team Trials… Third in 2009 Junior World Championships… Third in 2011 Non-Olympic Weights World Team Trials… Fourth in 2009 World Team Trials… Third in 2009 and 2010 U.S. Open… Second in 2010 and 2012 University Nationals… Second in 2009 Sunkist Kids International… 2009 and 2010 FILA Junior World Team Trials champion… Second in 2009 Dave Schultz Memorial International… 2006 and 2008 Junior Nationals champion… 2007 FILA Junior Nationals champion… 2007 FILA Cadet Nationals champion… Second in 2010 WCWA Women’s College Nationals… College: Missouri Baptist Univ… High School: Marquette, Mich., Addison Trail, Ill…. Born: October 12, 1990… Age: 21

NO. 6 - RANDI BELTZ, St. Clair, Mo. (Missouri Valley College)
Second in 2012 Pan American Championships… Third in 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International… Second in 2010 and 2011 University Nationals… Third in 2012 University Nationals… Sixth in 2010 and 2012 U.S. Open… Third in 2011 U.S. Open… Fifth in 2010 World Team Trials… 2009 Pan American Junior champion… Second in 2009 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals… 2007 Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2009 Junior Nationals… Third in 2006 Junior Nationals… Attends Missouri Valley College… previously attended Lindenwood… Attended St. Clair High School… Born: April 30, 1990… Age: 21

NO. 7 - VANESSA OSWALT, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)
Seventh in 2011 and 2012 U.S. Open… Second at 2009 U.S. Open… Second in 2009 World Team Trials… Second in 2010 Sunkist Kids International… Fourth in 2007 World Team Trials… Second in 2007 and 2009 University Nationals… 2011 Northern Plains Regional champion… Fourth in 2007 U.S. Open… Sixth in 2004 and 2006 U.S. Open… Second in 2006 Henri Deglane Challenge (France)… Second in 2004 FILA Junior Nationals… 2005 Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2004 Junior Nationals… Third in 2006 Clansmen International (Canada)… High School: Mt. Vernon, Ohio… Born: November 13, 1986… Age: 25

OTHER QUALIFIERS

OTHELLA FEROLETO, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army)

2012 Final Olympic Trials Qualifier champion… Second in 2008 and 2010 Open… Third in 2011 World Team Trials… Fourth in 2010 World Team Trials… Third in 2008 World University Championships… Second in 2007 New York AC Holiday International… Fourth in 2006 and 2011 U.S. Open… Sixth in 2007 U.S. Open… 2006 Women’s College Nationals champion… 2005 Sunkist Kids/ASU International champion… Third in 2010 and 2011 New York AC International… Fifth in 2007 Pan American Championships… Maiden name was Othella Lucas… College: Univ. of Cumberlands… High School: San Diego, Calif. (Crawford)… Born: September 5, 1985… Age: 26

STEPHANIE GELTMACHER, Kalalui, Hawaii (Gator WC/OCU)
Second in 2012 WCWA college nationals at 136 lbs…. Fourth in 2012 University Nationals… Fourth in 2011 New York AC International… Second in 2011 Sunkist Kids International… College: Oklahoma City… High School: Kailua, Hawaii (Kalaheo)… Born: August 21, 1990… Age: 21

TINA GEORGE, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Two-time World silver medalist (2002-03)… Seven-time U.S. World Team member (1998-99, 2000, 2002-03, 2005-06)… 2003 Pan American Games champion… 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials runner-up… Fourth in 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials… Three-time U.S. Open champion (2001, 2004-05)… Three-time U.S. Open runner-up (1999, 2003, 2007)… Third in 2006 U.S. Open… Fourth in 2008 U.S. Open… 2001 Pan American Championships champion… 2004 New York AC International champion… 2004 Sunkist Kids International champion… 2004 and 2005 Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… Four-time University Nationals champion (1998, 2000-02)… Missed the 2001 World Championships because of Army Basic Training… College: UM- Morris… High School: Cleveland Heights, Ohio… Born: Nov. 5, 1978… Age: 33

ADELINE GRAY, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC)
Third in 2011 World Championships… Fifth in 2009 World Championships… 2008 FILA Junior World champion… 2011 FILA Junior World silver medalist… 2012 University Nationals champion… 2009 U.S. Open champion… 2009 World Cup team member… 2009 and 2011 New York AC International champion… 2009, 2010 and 2011 Dave Schultz Memorial International champion… 2009 Sunkist Kids International champion… 2010 and 2012 Klippan Lady Open champion (Sweden)… 2011 Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials champion… Second in 2008 and 2011 World Team Trials… 2008 USAW Girls High School folkstyle national champion… 2007 and 2008 Junior Nationals champion… 2008 FILA Cadet Nationals champion… 2008, 2009 and 2011 FILA Junior Nationals champion… High School: Lakewood, Colo. (Bear Creek), Marquette, Mich., Chatfield, Colo…. Born: January 15, 1991… Age: 21

AMANDA HENDEY, Beaumont, Calif. (King College)
2012 Final Olympic Trials Qualifier champion at 72 kg… Second in 2011 U.S. Open… Second in 2011 Pan American Championships… Second in 2011 Sunkist Kids International champion… 2011 Junior Nationals champion… 2011 USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals champion… Fourth in 2010 Sunkist Kids International Open… Fourth in 2010 Junior Nationals… Second in 2010 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals… Second in 2010 USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals… Fourth in 2010 Junior Nationals… College: King College, Oklahoma City…. High School: Beaumont, Calif…. Born: December 4, 1992… Age: 19

AUDREY MOREHOUSE, Moreno Valley, Calif. (Gator WC/OCU)
2012 Final Olympic Trials Qualifier runner-up… Second in 2012 University Nationals… Second in 2012 WCWA college nationals at 130 lbs… Fifth in 2010 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals… Second in 2009 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals… Second in 2009 Junior Nationals… Fifth in 2008 Junior Nationals… College: Oklahoma City… High School: Moreno Valley, Calif. (Canyon Springs)… Born: March 16, 1991… Age: 21

JENNIFER PAGE, Orangeville, Calif. (Gator WC/OCU)
2012 WCWA college nationals champion at 143 lbs…. Third in 2012 University Nationals… Fourth in 2011 New York AC International… Fourth in 2011 Sunkist Kids International… Fifth in 2011 U.S. Open… Seventh in 2010 U.S. Open… 2009 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals champion… College: Oklahoma City… High School: Fair Oaks, Calif. (Bella Vista)… Born: March 14, 1993… Age: 19

TRINITY PLESSINGER, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids)
2010, 2011 and 2012 University Nationals champion… Third in 2010 University World Championships…. Seventh in 2010 U.S. Open… Second in 2011 New York AC International… Second in 2011 Alexander Medved International (Belarus)… Third in 2010 Klippan Lady Open (Sweden)… Seventh at 2009 U.S. Open… Competed in 2009 Junior World Championships… Sixth at 2009 Sunkist Kids International… 2009 FILA Junior Nationals champion… Third in 2011 Hargobind International (Canada)… Fourth in 2009, 2011 and 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International… Fourth in 2006 and 2007 Junior Nationals… Seventh in 2005 Junior Nationals,,, High School: Yucca Valley, Calif…. Born: May 12, 1989… Age: 22

KRISTA REVELLE, Meriden, Kan. (King College)
2012 WCWA college national champion at 136 lbs…. 2010 and 2011 Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2011 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals… Second in 2010 U.S. FILA Cadet Youth Olympic Games Qualifier… 2009 and 2010 Body Bar FILA Cadet National champion… 2010 Canada Cup Champion… Third in 2009 and 2010 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals… Fifth in 2009 Junior Nationals… College: King College… High School: Jefferson West, Kan… Born: October 20, 1993… Age: 18


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