Monday, July 13

Podium Finishes:

Diving (2 Bronzes)

U.S. pairs of  Cory Bowersox and Zach Nees, and Deidre Freeman and Maren Taylor claimed bronze medals in men’s and women’s synchronized 3-meter springboard diving competition with scores of 385.38 and 293.10. Teams from Mexico and Canada won gold and silver in each event. Meanwhile in synchronized 10-meter platform, the women’s duo of Delaney Schnell and Samantha Bromberg scored 287.82  to finish fourth, and the men’s pairing of  Ryan Hawkins and Zachary Cooper finished fifth with a score of 349.39.

Gymnastics (1 Gold, 1 Silver)

Sam Mikulak won the men’s all-around gold medal with a score of 89.650, becoming the first American man to win the Pan Am Games title since 1987. On the women's side, Madison Desch won the all-around silver medal with a score of 57.450. Also, Team USA's Amelia Hundley finished fourth (56.100) and Donnell Whittenburg placed sixth (86.750). MORE (Men) | MORE (Women)

Judo (1 Gold, 1 Bronze)

Travis Stevens won the men’s -81 kg. title, defeating Ivan Felipe Silva of Cuba in the gold-medal match, while Jacob Larsen claimed bronze in the men’s -90 kg. division with a win over Christian Schmidt of Argentina. Meanwhile, Katie Sell (-71 kg.) and Hannah Martin (-63 kg.) finished seventh and fifth in their weight divisions. MORE

Rowing (1 Gold, 1 Silver)

Molly Bruggeman (Dayton, Ohio) and Emily Huelskamp (Sainte Genevieve, Mo.) won gold in women’s coxless pair with a time of 7:20.98, and Nicole Ritchie (Putney, Vt.) and Lindsay Meyer (Seattle, Wash.) claimed silver in women's double sculls, completing the course in 7:14.65. The U.S. also recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes in men’s double sculls and coxless four.  Ryan Monaghan and Sam Stitt completed the course in 6:39.77, while the team of David Eick, Kyle Peabody, Nareg Guregian and Keane Johnson finished in 6:21.13. MORE

Roller Sports – Speed Skating (1 Silver, 1 Bronze)

The U.S. collected two medals in roller speed skating with Erin Jackson claiming silver in the women’s 500-meter (43.714) and Darian O’Neil earning bronze in the women’s 10,000 with six points. Also, Mario Valencia placed 10th in the men's 10,000.  

Shooting (1 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronzes)

Team USA garnered four medals on the second day of shooting competition, highlighted by Connor Davis winning gold in men’s 10-meter air rifle with a Pan Am Games record score of 202.5. Bryant Wallizer joined Davis on the podium, earning bronze with 180.8, while Kayle Browning and Kimberly Bowers captured silver and bronze medals in women’s trap shooting. Davis’ win also secured the second and final Olympic quota slot for the U.S. in men's air rifle.

Squash (1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)

Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Blatchford faced off in the women’s squash gold-medal match, with Sobhy earning a 3-0 victory for the title and Blatchford claiming silver. Also, the U.S. duo of Chris Hanson and Christopher Gordon garnered the bronze medal in men’s doubles squash after dropping a 2-0 semifinal decision to Canada’s Andrew and Graeme Schnell. MORE

Other Results:


A three-run homerun by Casey Kotchman and a pair of solo shots by Travis Jankowski and Jacob Wilson gave the U.S. a 5-3 victory over Colombia in Game 8 of preliminary-round play at the President’s Choice Ajax Ballpark. Aaron Blair went 5.0 innings and picked up the win for Team USA. Competition resumes July 15 against Nicaragua. 


Howard Shu, Jamie Subandhi and Iris Wang advanced to the semifinals in singles, while Sattawat Pongnairat was eliminated. Three U.S. teams advanced to the doubles semifinals, including Phillip Chew and Subandhi (mixed), Chew and Pongnairat (men’s) and Eva Lee and Paula Lynn Obanana (women’s).

Canoe/Kayak – Sprint 

Maggie Hogan placed fourth in the women’s K1 500-meter with a time of 2:06.013, and the men’s team of Stanton Collins and  Chris Miller finished seventh in the men’s K2 1,000 final.

Field Hockey – Women

The U.S. women opened preliminary pool play with a 5-0 victory over Uruguay. Five different players scored goals, including Katelyn Falgowski, Michelle Kasold, Kelsey Kolojejchick, Katie Reinprecht and Michelle Vittese. Team USA continues pool play Wednesday (July 15) against Chile.


After day two of preliminary races, the trio of Justin Coplan, Caroline Patten and Danielle Prior sit atop the mixed lightning standings, and Grace and Mark Modderman stand first in open hobie 16 rankings, with two points apiece. Paige Railey (women’s laser radial), Charlie Buckingham (men’s laser) and Conner Blouin (open sunfish) each rank second. Team USA will continue sailing through Sunday (July 19).


The U.S. men’s team fell to Canada, 3-2, in extra innings during round-robin play at the President’s Choice Ajax Ballpark. Gerald Muizelaar pitched 4.1 innings, allowing three hits and striking out four. Joshua Johnson’s solo home run highlighted Team USA’s offense. Competition continues Tuesday (July 14) against Venezuela.


Dennis Novikov defeated Canada’s Brayden Schnur, 2-0, in the men’s singles quarterfinals and Lauren Davis defeated Peru’s Bianca Botto, 2-0, in round two of women’s singles competition. Meanwhile, the men's doubles team of Jean Yves-Aubone and Novikov, and the mixed doubles team of  Gonzales Austin and Sachia Vickery dropped quarterfinal matches, and Louisa Chirico lost to Canada’s Gaby Dabrowski, 2-1, in women’s singles.

Volleyball – Beach

Kelley Larsen and Betsi Metter defeated El Salvador’s Laura Molina and Ivonne Soler, 2-0, while the U.S. men’s duo of Miles Evans and Ian Satterfield defeated Saint Lucia’s Julian Bissette and Joseph Clercent, 2-0, in the opening round of preliminary play at the Chevrolet Beach Volleyball Center. 

Water Polo – Men

The U.S. men defeated Canada, 9-8, to advance to Wednesday's (July 15) gold-medal match against Brazil. The win earns Team USA a berth to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by virtue of Brazil's automatic qualification as the Olympic host nation. MORE


Travis Cooper came within 3 kg. of a podium finish, placing fourth in the men’s 77 kg. division with lifts of 146 kg. in the snatch, and 179 kg. in the clean and jerk for a total of 325 kg.