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Junior Women s Nationals finalist biographies

July 16, 2013, 5:10 p.m. (ET)
97 lbs.

RED - Marina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif.
2012 FILA Cadet World champion"¦ 2011 and 2012 Pan American Cadet champion"¦. 2013 Austrian Open champion"¦ 2013 Klippan Ladies Open champion"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals co-champion"¦ 2011 Body Bar FILA Cadet National champion"¦ Third in 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Seven-time state freestyle champion"¦ Two-time folkstyle state champion"¦ CIF California girls state champion for Kingsburg High School at 98 pounds as a sophomore with a 31-0 record"¦ Competed as a freshman with a 53-3 record at 88 pounds"¦ Daughter of Eugene and Cecilia Doi"¦ Coached by Marcie Van Dusen"¦. ASICS All-American First Team member"¦ Born: May 24, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Regina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif.
Fifth in 2012 FILA Cadet World Championships"¦ Eighth in 2011 FILA Cadet World Championships"¦ 2013 Austrian Open champion"¦ 2013 Klippan Ladies Open champion"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals co-champion"¦ 2011 Body Bar FILA Cadet National champion"¦ 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion"¦ Napa Valley champion"¦ Two-time Kids folkstyle state champion competing against boys"¦ Seven-time freestyle state champion against boys"¦ California state high school champion as a freshman at Kingsburg High School with a 30-2 record at 98 pounds, "¦Daughter of Eugene and Cecilia Doi"¦ Coached by Marcie Van Dusen"¦ Born: May 24, 1996"¦ Age: 17

Note: These are twin sisters, who were co-champions as Cadets in 2011"¦

105 lbs.

RED - Cody Pfau, Parachute, Colo.
2012 Junior Nationals champion at 105"¦ 2013 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals champion"¦ 2013 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion"¦. Third in 2012 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals"¦ Second in 2012 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Second in 2012 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Second in 2011 Junior Nationals"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Third in 2011 FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Third in 2010 Junior Nationals"¦ Competed at 103 pounds for for Grand Valley High School, with records of 32-10 as a senior, 24-15 as a junior"¦ 24-15 as a sophomore and 18-16 as a freshman"¦. Daughter of Doug and Meg Pfau"¦ Coached by Rick Gallegos"¦ ASICS All-American First Team member"¦ Born: Feb. 10, 1995"¦ Age: 18

BLUE - Amy Hou, Rome, Ga.
2012 Junior Nationals champion at 97"¦ Second in 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals"¦. Third in 2013 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals"¦. 2012 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Second at 2012 Pan American Cadet Championships"¦ 2011 and 2012 Canada Cup champion"¦ Fifth at 2011 Junior Nationals"¦ Third at 2011 Cadet Nationals"¦Second in 2011 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Completed senior year at Rome High School, where she competed at 106 and 103 for four years"¦ Daughter of Michael and Sherry Hou"¦ ASICS All-American First Team member"¦ Coached by Brian Aspera"¦ Born: February 3, 1995"¦ Age: 18

112 lbs.

RED - Vicmarie Requena, Juncos, Puerto Rico
Three-time Junior National champion in Puerto Rico"¦Daughter of Maria Tirado"¦Coached by Sandra Demizard, Otoniel Perez and Obed Santana"¦Born: February 2, 1995"¦ Age: 18

BLUE - Emily Pinson, Lizella, Ga.
Second in 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦. Fourth at 2012 Cadet Nationals"¦ Member of 2013 Pan American Cadet Team"¦ 2013 Southeast Regional Champion"¦ Three-time Georgia girls state Champion"¦ Competes for Rutland High School, where she has completed her sophomore year"¦ Daughter of Christopher Pinson"¦ Coached by David Matthews"¦ Born: May 26,1996"¦ Age: 17

117 lbs.

RED - Steffanie Hampton, Onondaga, Mich.
2013 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion"¦ 2103 USGWA Nationals champion"¦ Fourth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals"¦. Second in 2012 Junior Nationals"¦ 2012 Canada Cup champion"¦ Fifth in 2012 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Third in 2012 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Third in 2012 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Third in 2011 Cadet Nationals"¦ Second in 2011 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Completed junior year at Leslie High School, where she competed at 130 pounds as a junior, 125 as a sophomore and 119 as a freshman"¦ Daughter of Eric and Jennie Hampton"¦ Coached by Todd Stern, George Manson, Troy Nault and Brent Harvey"¦ Born February 26, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Danielle Coughlin, North Andover, Mass.
2011 USGWA Nationals champion"¦ First female to win the boy's Massachusetts state championship"¦ Massachusetts state champion at 106 pounds as a senior at North Andover High School with a 31-8 record"¦Second at the Massachusetts state championships as a junior at 106"¦ Fourth at the Massachusetts state championships as a sophomore at 103"¦ Competed as a freshman at 103"¦ Career high school record of 115-44"¦ Daughter of Tami Coughlin"¦ Coached by Carl Cincotta and Coach Marshall"¦ Born January 25, 1995"¦ Age: 18

121 lbs.

RED - Rachel Hale, Bennington, Vermont (competing for Team New York)
Third in 2012 Junior Nationals"¦ Sixth in 2013 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals"¦2012 USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals champion"¦.Third in 2012 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Seventh in 2012 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals"¦ Two-time Vermont state high school champion for Mount Anthony High School, competing against boys"¦ Daughter of Jon Hale"¦ Coached by Scott Legacy"¦ Born: September 25, 1995"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Cassidy Jasperson, League City, Texas
Third at the Texas state championships as a junior at Clear Springs High School at 119 pounds with a 35-3 record"¦ Sixth at the Texas state championships as a sophomore at 110 with a record of 19-6"¦ Competed as a freshman at 110 pounds with a 18-3 record"¦Daughter of Bruce Jasperson and Kim Lea"¦ Coached by Brian Tolston and Joe Fergeson"¦ Born: August 24, 1996"¦ Age: 16

125 lbs.

RED - Gabrielle Weyhrich, Fremont, Neb.
Seventh at 2012 Junior Nationals"¦. Sixth in 2013 Girls Junior Folkstyle Nationals"¦.Second at the 2012 Girls Folkstyle Nationals"¦Fourth at Cadet Nationals"¦ Competed for Fremont High School, wrestling at 120 as a senior, 113 as a freshman, sophomore and junior, with 70 career high school wins"¦. Daughter of Danny and Larry Weyhrich"¦ Coached by Ted Husar and Shawn Edie"¦ Born: October 15, 1994"¦ Age: 18

BLUE - Teshya Alo, Honolulu, Hawaii
2012 and 2013 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2013 Western Regionals girls champion"¦ Fourth in 2012 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Champion at Aloha State Games"¦ Has won over 24 national titles in wrestling and judo"¦ Hawaii girls state high school champion at 129 pounds at Kamehameha High School with a 32-0 record"¦ ASICS All-American First Team Member"¦ Daughter of Leroy Alo and Cherise Bush"¦ Coached by Kevin Corbett"¦ Born: October 22, 1997"¦ Age: 15

130 lbs.

RED - Jessika Rottier, Little Suamico, Wis.
Third in 2012 Junior Nationals"¦ Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals"¦ Second in 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Third in 2013 Girls Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Second in 2013 Girls Cadet Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Four-time Wisconsin women's state freestyle champion"¦Competed at 113 pounds for Pulaski High School as a sophomore and a freshman"¦ Daughter of Andrew and Sherri Rottier"¦ Coached by Terry Manning, Randy Quackenbush and Randy Dussing"¦ Born: July 24, 1997"¦ Age: 15

BLUE - Maya Nelson, Denver, Colo.
2013 Cadet Nationals champion"¦. Second in 2012 Cadet Nationals"¦ Competed at 129 pounds as a sophomore for Denver East High School"¦ Competed at 113 pounds as a freshman for with a 22-17 record"¦ Daughter of Joshua Nelson and Tomasita Galicia"¦ Coached by Randy Joshua, Chad Van Diver and Ryan Tobin"¦ Born: September 20, 1997"¦ Age: 15

139 lbs.

RED - Kayla Miracle, Culver, Ind.
2012 Junior Nationals champion"¦ Second in 2012 Cadet World Championships"¦. 2013 Junior Pan American Championships champion"¦ Second in 2013 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals"¦. Second in 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ 2012 Body FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals champion in Cadet and Junior divisions"¦ Eighth at 2011 FILA Cadet World Championships"¦ Second in 2011 Junior Nationals"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2011 Body Bar FILA Cadet National champion"¦ 2011 and 2013 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle National champion"¦ 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle National champion"¦ 2011 Pre-Junior Canada Cup champion"¦ 2011 ASICS First-Team All-American"¦. Twelve Indiana USA Wrestling state titles"¦ Competed at 120 pounds for Culver Academy as a junior"¦ State qualifier at 106 pounds as a sophomore, the first girl to qualify for the Indiana state meet"¦ Competed at 103 pounds as a freshman with a 38-2 record"¦ Daughter of Lee Miracle and Jeannette Ishibashi"¦ Coached by Lee Miracle"¦ ASICS All-American First Team member"¦ Plans to attend Campbellsville Univ. where her father is the new head coach"¦ Born: April 26, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Becka Leathers, Choctaw, Okla.
2012 and 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior champion"¦ 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2012 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Fourth in 2013 Junior Nationals"¦ 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Cadet champion"¦Has won five USA Wrestling folkstyle national titles"¦ Third in Brute Nationals competing against boys"¦ Attends Choctaw High School"¦ Daughter of John and Burge Leathers"¦ Coached by Benny Coleman"¦ ASICS All-American First Team member"¦. Born November 19, 1996"¦ Age: 16

148 lbs.

RED - Alexis Porter, Ballston Lake, N.Y.
2012 Junior Nationals champion"¦. 2012 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Fourth in 2011 Junior Nationals"¦ Third in 2011 Cadet Nationals"¦ Three-time New York state freestyle and Greco-Roman champion"¦ Two-time New York women's freestyle regional champion"¦ Section II Boys State High School Qualifier for Shenendehowa High School"¦ Daughter of Jesse and Melovee Porter"¦ Coached by Rob Hirsch and Frank Popolizio"¦ ASICS All-American First Team member"¦ Born: May 18, 1996"¦ Age: 17

BLUE -Jasmine Mendoza, San Jose, Calif.
Second in 2012 Junior Nationals"¦. Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals"¦ Seventh in 2011 Junior Nationals"¦ Two-time California state freestyle champion (2011-2012)"¦ 2011 California state Cadet freestyle champion"¦ CIF California state girls champion as a junior for Overfelt High School at 138 pounds with a 32-0 record"¦ Fourth in the California girls state championships as a sophomore and third as a freshman"¦ Daughter of Ricardo Mendoza and Luisa Duran"¦ Coached by Bisket Delgado and Lerma Escobar"¦ Born February 15, 1996"¦ Age: 17

Note: This is a rematch of last year's Junior Nationals finals, won by Porter, 1-0, 1-0.

159 lbs.

RED - Autumn Rux, Lansing, Mich.
2012 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Eighth in 2012 Junior Nationals"¦. Second in 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals"¦ Third in 2013 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals"¦ Seventh in 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals"¦ Third in 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Cadet Nationals"¦ 2011 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Eighth in 2011 Junior Nationals"¦ 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion"¦ Second in Women's Freestyle States"¦ Third in 2011 Pre-Junior Canada Cup"¦ Third in 2011 Pre-Junior Canada Cup"¦ Competed at 152 pounds as a junior at Lansing Eastern High School, and also at 152 as a freshman and sophomore"¦ Competed at 145 pounds as a freshman"¦Daughter of Heather and Christopher Rux"¦ Coached by Brent Harvey"¦ Born: May 9, 1996"¦ Age 17

BLUE - Taylor Rosario, Katy, Texas
2013 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet National champion"¦ Third in 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals"¦ Texas state freestyle champion"¦ Sixth in the Texas girls state championships as a freshman for Cinco Ranch High School with a 27-11 record"¦ Daughter of Carlos Rosario"¦ Born: October 29, 1998"¦ Age: 14

172 lbs.

RED - Stephanie Pantoja, Orlando, Fla.
Second in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals"¦Competed at 170 pounds for Cypress Creek High School as a junior, 195 pounds as a sophomore and 189 as a freshman"¦ Two-time Florida state girls champion and one-time runner-up"¦ Daughter of Luz Pantoja"¦ Coached by Doug Henninghan"¦ Born: September 27, 1995"¦ Age: 17

BLUE - Kiaya Van Scoyoc, Lakewood, Wash.
Second in 2012 Junior Nationals"¦.2013 Washington freestyle state champion"¦ Second in the Washington girls state championships at 155 pounds as a junior at Lakes High School"¦ "¦. Washington state champion at 155 pounds with a 28-2 record"¦ Competed at 155 pounds as a sophomore"¦ Competed at 160 pounds as a freshman"¦ Daughter of Terry Van Scoyoc and Donna Curley"¦ Coached by Pancho Shrader and Scott Phillips"¦ Born: November 28, 1995"¦ Age: 17

195 lbs.

RED - Nadine Fiege, Atlantic Beach, Fla.
2013 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion"¦ 2013 Florida Girls state champion"¦ National champion and World qualifier in judo"¦ Competed at 170 pounds as a sophomore for Sandalwood High School with a 10-2 record"¦ Competed at 160 pounds as a freshman with a 7-6 record"¦ Daughter of John and Natascha Fiege"¦ Coached by Casey Gibson"¦ Born: March 25, 1997"¦ Age: 16

BLUE - Ryan Gibbons, Rochester, Wash.
Second in 2013 Cadet Nationals"¦. 2012 Cadet Nationals champion"¦ Fourth in 2012 Junior Nationals"¦ Washington girls state champion as a sophomore at 195 pounds with a 33-0 record for Centralia High School "¦ Washington girls state champion as a freshman with a 25-2 record"¦ 2008 Triple Crown winner in Washington"¦ Daughter of Rob Aton and Karen Gibbons"¦ Coached by Scott Phillips, Melissa Simmons and Jay Terry"¦ Favorite athlete: Dan Gable"¦ Born: April 11, 1997"¦ Age: 16

Note: This is a rematch of the Cadet National finals from Saturday, won by Fieje with a pin in 0:30.


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