Friday, July 17

Podium Finishes:

Archery (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Brady Ellison, Zach Garrett and Collin Klimitchek garnered the silver medal in the men’s team archery competition, dropping the gold-medal match to Mexico, 6-2, while Khatuna Lorig, Ariel Gibilaro and LaNola Pritchard claimed the bronze medal in the women's team event, defeating Venezuela 5-4. MORE

Cycling (Track) (1 silver)

Kelly Catlin, Sarah Hammer, Lauren Tamayo and Jennifer Valente won silver in the women's team pursuit track cycling finals. Matt Baranoski finished fifth overall in men’s sprint after winning the 5th-8th place race. David Espinoza reached the men’s sprint quarterfinal repechage, but did not qualify. MORE

Shooting (1 silver)

Michael McPhail won the silver medal in men’s 50-meter rifle prone with a score of 205.5, conceding gold to Brazil's Cesar Cassio Rippel. Meanwhile, Nick Mowrer finished fifth in the men’s 50-meter pistol. 

Squash (1 gold)

The U.S. team of Olivia Blatchford, Amanda Sobhy and Natalie Grainger won the gold medal in women’s team competition after defeating Canada, 2-1, in the final. Blatchford and Sobhy both won the first two matches in straight sets, while Grainger fell in the last match.

Swimming (3 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze)

Nick Thoman won the gold medal and set a Pan American Games record in the men’s 100-meter backstroke with a time of 53.20, while Eugene Godsoe claimed bronze (53.96). Katie Meili captured gold in the women’s 100 breaststroke with a swim of 1:06:26, and Annie Lazor (1:08.72) placed fifth. Josh Schneider earned the gold medal in the men’s 50 freestyle with a swim of 21.86 and teammate Cullen Jones earned a fifth-place finish (22.23). Olivia Smoliga (1:00.06) won the silver medal and Clara Smiddy (1:00.49) took bronze in the women’s 100 backstroke. Ryan Feeley garnered silver in the men’s 400 free with a time of 3:49.69 and Michael Klueh took fourth (3:50.53). Natalie Coughlin’s swim of 22.66 earned her a bronze medal in the women’s 50 free, and teammate Madison Kennedy touched fifth (24.80). Gillian Ryan won the bronze medal in the women’s 400 free with a swim of 4:09.46 and teammate Kiera Janzen touched fifth (4:11.32). 

Wrestling (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)

Adeline Gray (75 kg.) captured the gold medal in women's freestyle, defeating Justina Distasio of Canada, 9-6, in the final. Brent Metcalf (65 kg.) also won gold, edging Franklin Maren of Cuba, 8-2. Meanwhile, Angel Escobedo and Erin Clodgo also medaled for the U.S. Escobedo took silver in the men’s 57 kg. division and Clodgo secured bronze in the women’s 63 kg. division. 


Other Results:


The U.S. men defeated Canada, 4-1, in the final game of preliminary round play. They advance to face Cuba in the semifinals tomorrow, July 18.


The U.S. women defeated the Dominican Republic, 94-55, in their second game of the preliminary round. The U.S. will face Puerto Rico in the final game of the group stage tomorrow, July 18. 

Equestrian (Eventing)

The U.S. sits in first place on a combined score of 133.00 after the dressage phase, ahead of Canada (133.70) and Brazil (136.70). Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous scored 40.39 to rank third, while Boyd Martin (riding Pancho Villa) stands fifth (44.30), and Phillip Dutton (riding Fernhill Fugitive) and Lauren Kieffer (riding Meadowbrook’s Scarlett) are tied for eighth (48.40). Eventing competition continues tomorrow, July 18, with cross country. MORE

Field Hockey

The U.S. women's team shut out Cuba en route to a 12-0 victory in their final match of preliminary round play. Finishing at the top of their pool with a 3-0 record, the U.S. women will advance to compete in the quarterfinals, which will be held Monday, July 20. MORE


Andrea Lee carded a 4-under-par 68 (69-68—137) in the second round of the women’s individual golf competition and holds a two-shot lead over the field. Teammate Kristen Gillman is tied for eighth (75-75—150). In the men’s competition, Lee McCoy was in red figures for the second-straight day and is currently tied for second (70-68—138), while teammate Beau Hossler sits in ninth (70-74—144). The U.S. holds a three-stroke lead over Peru in mixed team with a team total of 275.  

Gymnastics (Rhythmic)

Jasmine Kerber and Laura Zeng lead the field at the midway point of the rhythmic gymnastics all-around competition with scores of 32.750 and 31.475, while the U.S. rhythmic group currently stands second behind Brazil. Both Kerber and Zeng advance to the individual apparatus finals for hoop and ball, which will be held Sunday, July 19. MORE


The U.S. men dropped their semifinal match to Venezuela, 1-0, after earning three hits and leaving six men on base. The men's team finished the tournament in fourth place with a record of 2-4, with the two wins coming against the Dominican Republic and Mexico. MORE


Paige Railey maintained her spot at the top of the women's laser radial rankings on the fifth day of opening series races and will compete for a medal in the final tomorrow, July 18. The U.S. will also be represented in the medal round in men's laser, women's windsurfing RSX and women's 49er FX (July 18), as well as mixed lightning, open sunfish, open hobie 16 and open snipe (July 19). MORE

Volleyball (Beach)

The U.S. men fell to Uruguay, 2-0, in the quarterfinal qualifying match. The women’s team will face Argentina in the quarterfinals tomorrow, July 18.

Volleyball (Indoor)

The U.S. men fell to Puerto Rico, 3-1, in the opening game of preliminary round play. The U.S. women are slated to face Puerto Rico tomorrow, July 18, in their second match of their tournament. MORE