2009 Junior National Team Finalized
The final 10 members of the 2009 U.S. Junior National Team were selected Sunday at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs during the final day of the Junior Team Trials. The other 10 members of the team were determined on Saturday.
Earning spots on the Junior National Team during Sunday's round-robin trials were:
Male Finweight: Gregory English (Chicago, Ill.)
Male Flyweight: Emmanuel Fountain (Norfolk, Va.)
Male Bantamweight: Olie Burton (Accokeek, Md.)
Male Featherweight: Seth Wolfe (Miami, Fla.)
Male Lightweight: Matthew Kim (Ramsey, N.J.)
Female Welterweight: Alexis Martinez (Pembroke Pines, Fla.)
Female Lt. Middleweight: Nicole Palma (Lake Worth, Fla.)
Female Middleweight: Alexandra Cinque (Ossining, N.Y.)
Female Lt. Heavyweight: Kayla Caracciolo-Clayton (Manassas, Va.)
Female Heavyweight: Adrienne Ivey (Ashburn, Va.)
This marks Palma's third consecutive year on the Junior National Team. Burton, Cinque and Ivey are all repeat members from the 2008 squad.