Wednesday, Aug. 28

Below are recaps of Team USA’s performances for the day. For live scores and results, please click here.

U.S. men's goalball is headed to the semifinals of the Parapan American Games Lima 2019 with a 12-2 win over Guatemala. Calahan Young and Josh Welborn scored four goals apiece, Tyler Merren added three and John Kusku chipped in the other. On the women’s side, Shavon Lockhardt helped lead the U.S. women's goalball team to a 10-0 shutout of Costa Rica with six goals. Marybai Huking and Ali Lawson both added two goals to the victory.

Sitting volleyball
Led by Heather Erickson's 17 points, the U.S. women's sitting volleyball team won the championship match to earn gold and become Parapan American champions once again, their second consecutive Parapan title after winning gold in Toronto four years ago. On the men's side, Roderick Green contributed seven points as the U.S. men's team earned silver in Lima. 

Soccer 7-a-side 
The U.S. overcame Brazil by one goal to win the men’s first round 3-2. Midfielders Cameron DeLillo, Benjamin Lindau and Nick Mayhugh each scored a goal for the U.S. as the men take on host team Peru next. 

Matt Torres set a new Parapan American record on Tuesday, as Team USA notched a total of 10 medals - two golds, three silvers and five bronzes - in the pool on day four of swimming competition. American women also logged another podium sweep on Wednesday, with Hannah Aspden, MeiMei White and Alyssia Crook racing to top-three finishes in the women's 400-meter freestyle S9 event. 


Track and Field 

Team USA closed the 2019 Parapan American Games with its most successful night on the track, winning 16 medals (6 gold, 5 silver, 5 bronze). In the men’s 100-meter T64, Kevan Hueftle led a stars and stripes sweep alongside Jerome Singleton and bronze medalist Nick Rogers. Jessica Heims broke her own world record in the women’s discus F64, as Team USA also won the first-ever 4x100m universal relay at a major international competition. The U.S. finished with 67 medals (26 gold, 26 silver, 15 bronze) to finish with 14 more medals than at the last edition of the Parapan American Games Toronto 2015. 

Wheelchair Basketball
The men’s squad advances to the semifinals after beating Mexico, 81-42. The three leading scorers for the U.S. were Steve Serio (22 points), Josh Turek (19 points) and Matt Scott (16 points).

Wheelchair Tennis
Dana Mathewson edged out U.S. teammate Emmy Kaiser two straight sets to earn the women’s singles bronze medal. Mathewson and Kaiser went on to compete together in doubles, winning the semifinal match against Brazil, 2-0. In the men’s doubles semifinal, Casey Ratzlaff and Chris Herman also beat Brazil, 2-0. David Wagner won the men’s quad singles semifinal in two sets against Canada.