Updated Tentative Qualifiers for the 2003 Senior World Team Trials athletes added

By Gary Abbott | May 21, 2003, 12 a.m. (ET)
Men's Freestyle criteria: 1. Top seven at 2003 Senior National Championships; 2. Current National Team Member - Top three; 3. Top three Finisher in a FILA A Championships in the past two years including Pan Ams, but not Sunkist; 4. Past World or Olympic Team Member; 5. Medalist at Junior World Championships in the past two years; 6. 2003 NCAA Div. I Finalist; 7. 2003 Regional Tournament Champion from the Northeast, Northern Plains and Rocky Mountain Regionals MEN'S FREESTYLE QUALIFIERS 55 kg/121 lbs. National champion - Stephen Abas (Fresno, Calif./Sunkist Kids) National placerwinners - 2. Eric Akin (Lincoln, Neb./Dave Schultz WC); 3. Teague Moore (Norman, Okla./Gator WC); 4. Mike Mena (Bloomington, Ind./Gator WC); 5. Jeremy Hunter (Champaign, Ill./New York AC); 6. Tim Dernlan (Colorado Springs, Colo./Dave Schultz WC); 7. Matt Azevedo (Arroyo Grande, Calif./Sunkist Kids) Team USA member - Jody Strittmatter (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC); Past World or Olympic team member - Sammie Henson (West Point, N.Y./Sunkist Kids); NCAA Div. I finalists - Travis Lee (Ithaca, N.Y./Cornell WC); Chris Fleeger (W. Lafayette, Ind./Purdue WC); Regional champions - Eric Albarracin (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army); Medalist at Group A Tournament - Jeff Prescott (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC) 60 kg/132 lbs. National champion - Eric Guerrero, Stillwater, Okla. (Gator WC) National placerwinners - 2. Jesus Wilson (Fayette, Iowa/Minnesota Storm); 3. Mike Zadick (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC); 4. Yero Washington (Hoboken, N.J./Sunkist Kids); 5. Dwight Hinson (Ames, Iowa/Sunkist Kids); 6. Jason Kutz (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army); 7. Nate Gallick (Tucson, Ariz./Cyclone WC) Past World or Olympic team member - Cary Kolat (Lock Haven, Pa./Dave Schultz WC); NCAA Div. I finalists - Johnny Thompson (Stillwater, Okla./Gator WC); Ryan Lewis (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm); Regional champions - C.C. Fisher (Colorado Springs, Colo./Team Excel); Danny Felix (Chandler, Ariz./Sunkist Kids); Eric Juergens (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC); Medalist at Group A Tournament - Michael Lightner (Norman, Okla./Sunkist Kids) 66 kg/145.5 lbs. National champion - Chris Bono (Gilbert, Iowa/Sunkist Kids) National placerwinners - 2. Bill Zadick (Coralville, Iowa/Hawkeye WC); 3. Lincoln McIlravy (Colorado Springs, Colo./McIlravy WC); 4. Reggie Wright (Bloomington, Ind./Gator WC); 5. Jamill Kelly (Stillwater, Okla./Gator WC); 6. Tony Davis (Lincoln, Neb./Sunkist Kids); 7. Doug Schwab (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm) NCAA Div. I finalists - Teyon Ware (Norman, Okla./OU Underdogs); Dylan Long (Cedar Falls, Iowa/Cat WC); Eric Larkin (Tempe, Ariz./Sunkist Kids); Jared Lawrence (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm); Regional champions - Juan Venturi (Dubuque, Iowa/Team Excel), Dwight Driscoll (State College, Pa./NLWC); T.J. Williams (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC); Medalist at Group A Tournament - Celso DeAnda (Colorado Springs, Colo./Team Excel), Jared Frayer (Norman, Okla./Sunkist Kids) 74 kg/163 lbs. National champion - Joe Williams (Iowa City, Iowa/Sunkist Kids) National placerwinners - 2. Joe Heskett (Grover Beach, Calif./Gator WC); 3. Casey Cunningham (Mt. Pleasant, Mich./Sunkist Kids); 4. Byron Tucker (Norman, Okla./Sunkist Kids); 5. Ramico Blackmon (Colorado Springs, Colo./Team Excel); 6. Kirk White (Tacoma, Wash./Dave Schultz WC); 7. Donny Pritzlaff (Madison, Wis./Dave Schultz WC) NCAA Div. I finalists - Ryan Bertin (Ann Arbor, Mich./Cliff Keen WC); Alex Tirapelle (Champaign, Ill./Illinois WC); Matt Lackey (Champaign, Ill./New York AC); Troy Letters (Bethlehem, Pa./Lehigh WC); Regional champions - Clint Musser (Canton, Ohio/CMWC); Joey Clark (Quantico, Va./U.S. Marine Corps); Medalist at Group A Tournament - Josh Koscheck (Buffalo, N.Y./New York AC) 84 kg/185 lbs. National champion - Cael Sanderson (Ames, Iowa/Sunkist Kids) National placerwinners - 2. Lee Fullhart (Chattanooga, Tenn./Gator WC); 3. Brandon Eggum (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm); 4. Muhammed Lawal (Stillwater, Okla./Gator WC); 5. Aaron Simpson (Tempe, Ariz./Sunkist Kids); 6. Tony Gansen (Mt. Pleasant, Mich./Unatt.); 7. Clint Wattenberg (Ithaca, N.Y./Cornell) Team USA member - Charles Burton, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids); NCAA Div. I finalists - Robbie Waller (Norman, Okla./OU Underdogs); Carl Fronhofer (Pittsburgh, Pa./PWC); Jake Rosholt (Stillwater, Okla./Gator WC); Scott Barker (Columbia, Mo.; TigerWC); Regional champions - Markus Mollica (Colorado Springs, Colo./Dave Schultz WC); Pat Popolizio (West Point, N.Y./New York AC); Ben Askren (Columbia, Mo./Missouri Elite); Medalist at Group A Tournament - Randy Pugh (Cedar Falls, Iowa/Cat WC) 96 kg/211.5 lbs. National champion - Daniel Cormier (Stillwater, Okla./Gator WC) National placerwinners - 2. Dean Morrison (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC); 3. Tim Hartung (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm); 4. Dominic Black (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army); 5. Jon Trenge (Bethlehem, Pa./New York AC); 6. Chad Lamer (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC); 7. Nick Preston (Columbus, Ohio/Ohio International) Past World or Olympic team member - Melvin Douglas (Mesa, Ariz./Sunkist Kids); NCAA Div. I finalist - Damion Hahn (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm); Regional champions - Kyle Cerminera (Lewiston, N.Y./UB); Medalist at Group A Tournament - Franklin Lashley (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army), Ryan Tobin (Colorado Springs, Colo./Dave Schultz WC) 120 kg/264.5 lbs. National champion - Kerry McCoy, Bethlehem, Pa. (New York AC) National placerwinners - 2. Tolly Thompson (Cedar Falls, Iowa/Sunkist Kids); 3. Brian Keck (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC); 4. John Lockhart (Champaign, Ill./New York AC); 5. Cain Velsaquez (Tempe, Ariz./Sunkist Kids); 6. Mike Faust (Colorado Springs, Colo./Dave Schultz WC); 7. Clint Walbeck (Fresno, Calif./Sunkist Kids) Team USA member - Tommy Rowlands (Columbus, Ohio/Dave Schultz WC); NCAA Div. I finalists - Steve Mocco (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC); Kevin Hoy (USAFA, Colo/Falcon WC); Regional champions - Brad Steele (Laramie, Wyo./Cowboy WC), Tony Walters (Amityville, N.Y./Gator WC)*, George Porter (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm) Note: Some athletes qualified in more than one way, although just one is noted in this list. * - Top placing American at Regional Championships Men's Greco-Roman criteria: 1. Top seven at 2003 Senior National Championships; 2. Current National Team Member - Top three; 3. Top three Finisher in a FILA A Championship in the past two years, including the Pan Ams, but not Sunkist; 4. 2003 University National Champion; 5. Past World or Olympic Team member; 6. Medalist at Junior World Championships in the past two years; 7. 2003 NCAA Div. I Finalist; 8. 2003 Regional Tournament Champion from the Northeast, Northern Plains and Rocky Mountain Regionals MEN'S GRECO-ROMAN QUALIFIERS 55 kg/121 lbs. National champion - Brandon Paulson, Anoka, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) National placerwinners - 2. Lindsey Durlacher (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC); 3. Sam Hazewinkel (Pensacola, Fla./Gator WC); 4. Anthony Gibbons (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army); 5. Joe Espinoza (Marquette, Mich./USOEC/Gator WC); 6. Michel Santos (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army); 7. Neal Rodak (San Diego, Calif./U.S. Navy) NCAA Div. I finalists - Travis Lee (Ithaca, N.Y./Cornell WC); Chris Fleeger (W. Lafayette, Ind./Purdue WC); Regional champions - Lawrence Levinstone (Cedar Knolls, N.J./Eclipse II); Brian Dieher (Sheboygan, Wis.) 60 kg/132 lbs. National champion - James Gruenwald (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) National placerwinners - 2. Glenn Nieradka (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army); 3. Joe Warren (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC); 4. Jacob Hey (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Air Force); 5. Duaine Martin (Quantico, Va./U.S. Marine Corps); 6. Dennis Hall (Plover, Wis./Sunkist Kids); 7. James Johnson (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army) NCAA Div. I finalists - Johnny Thompson (Stillwater, Okla./Gator WC); Ryan Lewis (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm); Regional champions - Jeremy Wynia (Mountain Home, Idaho/U.S. Air Force)*, Jay Smith (Wellsburg, N.
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