2010 US Junior National Synchronized Swimming Team Named

May 06, 2010, 12 a.m. (ET)
Indianapolis, Ind. – United States Synchronized Swimming recently completed the 2010 Junior
National Team Trials, determining the athletes that will represent the United States on the world stage at the 12th FINA/eSynchro World Junior Championships, held in Indianapolis, August 11-15.

After two Phases of Trials, the following have been appointed to the 2010 U.S. Junior National Team:

Morgan Boneberg (Clayton, Calif.); Emily Burkhart (Pleasant Hill, Calif.); Elizabeth Davidson
(Northridge, Calif.); Emily Dillon (Los Gatos, Calif.); Alyson Haylor (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
Phoebe Jen (Fremont, Calif.); Taylor Kitayama (Boulder, Colo.); Heidi Liou (Chandler, Ariz.)
Lauren Nicholson (Riverside, Calif.); Margo Sargent (Los Altos, Calif.); Kathryn Spada (Las
Vegas, Nev.); Raena Sumiyoshi (Moraga, Calif.) and Alexa Tchekmarev (Troy, Mich.).

The 2010 Junior National Team will be coached by Kim Wurzel-Lo Porto, a member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic Synchronized Swimming Team and Sue Nesbitt, a member of the U.S. National Team which struck gold at the 1973 and 1975 FINA World Championships. The Team will split training time between San Antonio, Texas and Indianapolis, Ind.

The 12th FINA/eSynchro World Junior Championships will be held at the IU Natatorium on the
campus of IUPUI and will consist of National Team athletes ranging in ages from 15 to 18.
The biennial event is open to Junior National Teams world-wide and marks the 12th time the
competition has been held. The Hilton Indianapolis located downtown, will serve as the official
host hotel for the anticipated 300 athletes, coaches and officials.

Please contact Taylor Payne at taylor@usasynchro.org or 317-507-3410 for more information concerning the 2010 U.S. Junior National Team or the 12th FINA/eSynchro World Junior Championships.