Junior National Women's finalist biographies

July 23, 2014, 1:23 p.m. (ET)
97 pounds

RED - Regina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif.
2013 Junior Nationals co-champion… 2014 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… Second in 2013 FILA Cadet World Championships… 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… Will attend King University… Born: May 24, 1996… Age: 18

BLUE - Marina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif.
2013 Junior Nationals co-champion…. Third in 2013 FILA Cadet World Championships… 2014 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals champion… 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 101 pounds as a senior… CIF California girls state champion 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… 2014 Trica Saunders High School Excellence award winner… Will attend King University… Born: May 24, 1996… Age: 18

Note: These are twin sisters, who were co-champions as Juniors in 2013 and Cadets in 2011…

105 pounds

RED – Harmonie Roberts, Ukiah, Calif.
Third in 2013 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Second in 2014 Western Junior Regionals… Second in CIF California girls state championships at 106 pounds as a junior for Ukiah High School with a 42-1 record… Daughter of Shane and Roneisha… Coached by Shane Roberts, Justin Dygert… Born November 22, 1996… Age: 17

BLUE – Ronna Heaton, Brookings, S.D.
2014 Cadet Nationals champion… Second in 2014 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals… 2014 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Cadet national champion… 2014 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior national champion… Attends Brookings High School, where she completed her freshman year… Daughter of Timothy and Chris…. Coached by Scott Miller and Josh Klinkhammer… Born: March 13, 1999… Age 15

112 pounds

RED – Cassidy Jasperson, League City, Texas
Sixth in 2014 U.S. Senior Open… Second in 2013 Junior Nationals… Texas state high school champion as a senior at 119 pounds at Clear Springs High School with a 49-1 record… Third at the Texas state championships as a junior 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 Foresman… Born: August 24, 1996… Age: 16

BLUE – Marizza Birrueta, Grand View, Wash.
Second in 2013 Cadet Nationals… 2013 and 2014 Washington state freestyle champion… 2014 Washington state girls state champion at 106 pounds for for Grandview High School… 2013 Washington state girls state champion at 100 pounds… Sixth in the 2012 Washington girls state championships at 100 pounds… Daughter of Antonio and Maria Birrueta… Coached by Jeff Sevigny and Bob Johnson… Born: December 13, 1996… Age: 16

117 pounds

RED –Dominique Parrish, Scotts Valley, Calif.
2014 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle champion… 2014 CIF California girls state champion at 116 pounds for Scotts Valley High School… Second in 2013 CIF California girls states at 114 pounds… Daughter of Susan and Mike… Coached by Fred Cortez… Born: November 5, 1996… Age: 17

BLUE – Madison Tung, Santa Monica, Calif.
Eighth in 2014 U.S. Senior Open… 2014 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Juniors Nationals champion… Sixth in 2014 University Nationals… 2014 Western Junior Regionals champion… Sixth in 2014 FILA Junior Nationals… Third in CIF California girls state championships at 121 pounds for Santa Monica High School as a junior… Competed at 108 as a sophomore and 103 as a freshman… Daughter of Doug and Amanda… Coached by Mark Black and Marcie Van Dusen… Born December 22, 1996… Age: 17

121 pounds

RED – Gabrielle Garcia, Anaheim, California
Fifth in 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships… 2014 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion… Second in 2014 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… 2014 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion… 2013 Cadet Nationals champion… 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion… 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals champion… 2014 CIF California girls state champion at 121 pounds for Valencia High School with a 32-0 record… 2013 CIF California girls state champion at 108 pounds with a 33-1 record… Daughter of Randy and Tina Garcia… Coached by Gerardo Quintero and Marcie Van Dusen… Born: June 3, 1998… Age: 16

BLUE – Areana Villaescusa, Rio Rico, Ariz.
Eighth in 2014 U.S. Senior Open… Seventh in 2013 Junior Nationals… Eighth in 2014 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals… 2014 Western Regional champion… Third in 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals… Second in 2012 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals… Second in 2012 Cadet Pan American Championships… Second in 2011 Cadet Nationals… Graduated from Rio Rico High School… Competed at 120 as a senior with a 30-9 record… Competed at 120 as a junior with a 27-13 record… Competed at 113 as a sophomore with a 23-11 record… Competed at 113 as a freshman with a 15-10 record… Daughter of Fernando and Donna… Coached by Fernando Villeascusa… Born September 21, 1996… Age: 17

125 pounds

RED – Cierra Foster, Post Falls, Idaho
2014 Cadet Nationals champion… Two-time National Folkstyle champion… Sixth at 2014 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals… Third in Idaho States in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Third in the Idaho boys state championship as a freshman at 106 pounds with a 27-16 record… Daughter of Todd and Annie… Coached by Pete Readon… Born: July 9, 1999… Age: 15

BLUE – Maya Nelson, Denver, Colo.
2013 Junior Nationals champion… 2014 Pan American Junior champion… 2014 Grand Prix of Germany Cadet champion… 2014 Austrian Open Cadet champion… 2013 Cadet Nationals champion…. Second in 2014 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationsls… Second in 2012 Cadet Nationals… Competed at 120 pounds as a sophomore and junior 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: 16

130 pounds

RED – Kayla Miracle, Campbellsville, Ky.
Sixth in 2014 U.S. Open… Fourth in 2014 Phase II Senior World Team Trials… Fifth in 2014 Klippan Lady Open (Sweden)… 2014 Body Bar FILA Juniors National champion… 2012, 2013 and 2014 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals champion… Second in 2013 Junior Nationals… 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… 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…Competed at 126 pounds for Culver Academy as a senior… Competed at 120 pounds 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… Career high school record of 150-14… Daughter of Lee Miracle and Jeannette Ishibashi… Coached by Lee Miracle… 2014 ASICS Girls High School Wrestler of the Year… ASICS All-American First Team member… Will attend Campbellsville Univ. where her father is the head coach… Born: April 26, 1996… Age: 18

BLUE – Teshya Alo, Honolulu, Hawaii
2014 FILA Cadet World champion… 2013 FILA Cadet World bronze medalist… 2013 Junior Nationals champion… 2012 and 2013 Cadet Nationals champion… 2013 and 2014 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… 2014 Hawaii girls state high school champion as a sophomore at 130 pounds for Kamehameha High School… 2013 Hawaii girls state high school champion at 129 pounds as a freshman 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: 16

139 pounds

RED – Cassandra Herkelman, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Fourth in 2013 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals… Fourth in 2013 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals… Second in 2012 Junior Nationals… 2012 Cadet Nationals champion… Second in 2012 and 2103 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals… Second in 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Cadet Nationals… Third in 2012 USGWA Nationals… Fourth in 2011 Junior Nationals… Fifth in 2011 Cadet Nationals… Won two USGWA National titles… Competed at 138 pounds as a senior for Cedar Falls High School… Competed at 126 pounds as a junior… Competed at 112 pounds as a sophomore at 113 pounds with 31-15 record… State qualifier at 112 pounds as a freshman with a 21-14 record…Daughter of Bill and Michelle Herkelman… Coached by Wil Kelly and Bill Herkelman… Will attend McKendree University… Born: July 14, 1996… Age: 18…

BLUE – Desiree Zavala, Grandview, Wash.
Fifth in 2013 Cadet Nationals… Three-time state freestyle champion… 2014 Washington girls state champion at 130 pounds for Grandview High School with a 31-0 record… 2013 Washington girls state champion at 124 pounds as a sophomore with a 28-1 record… Daughter of Jessica and Gabriel… Coached by Bob Jhonson… Born: November 30, 1997… Age: 16

148 pounds

RED – Alexis Porter, Ballston Lake, N.Y.
2014 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals champion… 2012 and 2013 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… Graduate of Shenendehowa High School… Competed at 138 as a senior with a 34-12 record… Section II Boys State High School Qualifier during high school… Daughter of Jesse and Melovee Porter… Coached by Rob Hirsch, Jesse Porter and Frank Popolizio… ASICS All-American First Team member… Born: May 18, 1996… Age: 18

BLUE – Shamera Mctier, Auburndale, Fla.
Fifth in 2014 Body Bar Nationals… 2014 Florida girls state freestyle champion… Graduated from Auburndale High School… Daughter of Ruby Mctier… Coached byCoach Ianuzzi… Born June 5, 1996… Age: 17

159 pounds

RED – Kendall Reusing, Riverside, Calif.
Eighth in 2014 FILA Cadet World Championships… 2014 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion… 2014 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle national champion… 2014 Western Junior Regionals champion… Third in CIF California girls state championships at 154 pounds for LaSierra High School… Born October 29, 1997… Age: 16

BLUE – Alexis Bleau, Schoharie, N.Y.
2014 Cadet Nationals champion… Second in 2013 Cadet Nationals… Fourth in 2014 Junior Nationals… Third in 2014 Body Bar Nationals… 2012 Body Bar Schoolgirl Nationals champion… Second in 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Schoolboy Nationals… Completed her sophomore year at 152 pounds for Schoharie High School with a 32-13 record… Competed in Div. II boys state meet as a freshman at 126 pounds with a 26-11 record… Daughter of Jim and Amber Bleau… Coached by Rob Hirsch and Frank Popolizio… Born: August 17, 1998… Age: 16

172 pounds

RED – Clarc Walker, Frisco, Texas
Third in 2014 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Seventh in 2014 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals… Second in 2014 Texas 4A state girls championships at 185 pounds for Frisco Heritage High School… Fifth in the state as a junior with a 28-14 record… Daughter of Elizabeth and Fabian… Coached by Kyle Stevens… Born May 8, 1996… Age: 18

BLUE - Taylor Rosario, Katy, Texas
2014 FILA Cadet Nationals champion… Second in 2014 Cadet Nationals… Second in 2014 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… 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: 15

198 pounds

RED – Rachel Bridges, Keller, Texas
Second in 2014 Cadet Nationals… State freestyle champion… Eighth in Texas state girls championships at 215 as a freshman for Timbercreek High School, with a 22-4 record…. Daughter of William and Pamela… Coached by Brent Wasche and Monica Allen… Born: May 6, 1999… Age: 15

BLUE - Kiaya Van Scoyoc, Lakewood, Wash.
Sixth in 2014 U.S. Senior Open… 2013 Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2012 Junior Nationals….2013 and 2014 Washington freestyle state champion… Second in the Washington girls state championships at 170 pounds as a senior at Lakes High School with a 32-1 record…Second in the Washington girls state championships at 155 pounds as a junior …. 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: 18
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