2019 U.S. Junior World Women's Freestyle biographies

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Aug. 14, 2019, 3:17 a.m. (ET)
Korinahe Bullock (right) competes at the 2018 U23 World Championships. UWW Photo.

With the start of the women's freestyle Junior Worlds today, we share the biographies of our U.S. Junior World Women's Freestyle team.

They compete Wednesday through Friday in Tallinn, Estonia.

All of the competition is live on Trackwrestling.

50 kg:

ALLEIDA MARTINEZ
Hometown: Selma, Calif.
Club: Titan Mercury WC
College: Menlo College
High School: Selma, Calif.
Born: April 4, 2000 (Age: 19)
Weight: 50 kg/110 lbs.


Career highlights
• 2015 Cadet World silver medalist
• 2016 Cadet World bronze medalist
• Seventh in 2018 Junior World Championships
• Fourth in 2019 Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament
• 2019 WCWA Nationals champion for Menlo College
• 2019 NAIA National Invitational champion
• Four-time Fargo Nationals champion (2 in Junior, 2 in Cadet)
• Four-time California state high school champion

2019: Fourth in Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Seventh in U.S. Senior Open…
2018: Seventh in Junior World Championships… UWW Junior World Team Trials champion… Second at U23 World Team Trials… Fourth at Bill Farrell International…
2017: Junior Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Third in UWW Cadet World Team Trials… Second at Junior Folkstyle Nationals…
2016: Bronze at Cadet World Championships… UWW Cadet World Team Trials champion… Junior Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Cadet Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion…
2015: Silver at Cadet World Championships… UWW Cadet World Team Trials champion… Cadet Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion…
College: 2019 WCWA nationals champion for Menlo College… 2019 NAIA National Invitational champion…
High School: Four-time California CIF girls state high school champion for Selma High School (2015-2018)…

Instagram: awesome_alle
Twitter: @awesome_alle

Previous World Championship results

2018 Junior Worlds: 50 kg/110 lbs. – SEVENTH
WIN Yazaman Majidli (Azerbaijan), fall 4:57
WIN Victoria Apalonik (Belarus), fall 2:34
LOSS Marina Zakshevskaya (Kazakhstan), fall 1:41

2016 Cadet Worlds: 46 kg/101.25 lbs. – BRONZE
LOSS Suzuna Yoshimura (Japan), 6-4
WIN Natallia Varakina (Belarus), 5-4
WIN Emma Malmgren (Sweden), 8-3

2015 Cadet Worlds: 46 kg/101.5 lbs. – SILVER
WIN Florenta Diaconu (Moldova), pin
WIN Aynur Ege (Turkey), 2-1
WIN Maria Tiumerekova (Russia), 3-2
LOSS Yui Susaki (Japan), 0-10

53 kg:

GRACIE FIGUEROA
Hometown: Selma, Calif.
Club: Titan Mercury WC
College: Menlo College
High School: Selma, Calif.
Born: January 19, 2000 (Age: 19)
Weight: 53 kg/116.5 lbs.

Career highlights
• 2016 Cadet World bronze medalist
• Three-time Cadet World Team member (2015-2017)
• 2017 and 2019 Junior World Team member
• Third in 2019 U.S. Senior Open
• Third in 2019 U.S. Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament
• 2019 WCWA Nationals champion for Menlo College
• Four-time California state high school champion

2019: Third in Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Third in U.S. Senior Open…
2017: Eighth in Junior World Championships… Ninth in Cadet World Championships… UWW Junior Nationals champion… UWW Cadet Nationals champion… Junior Folkstyle National champion
2016: Third in Cadet World Championships… 2016 Junior Nationals champion (Fargo)…2016 Cadet Nationals champion (Fargo)… UWW Cadet Nationals champion… Junior Folkstyle National champion… Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion
2015: 10th in Cadet World Championships… UWW Cadet Nationals champion… Junior Nationals champion (Fargo)… Cadet Nationals champion (Fargo)… Second in Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Second in Cadet Folkstyle Nationals… Western Junior Regionals champion…
College: 2019 WCWA national champion for Menlo College… Second in NAIA National Invitational…
High School: Four-time California CIF girls state high school champion for Selma High School (2015-2018)…

Instagram: graceface_01

Previous World Championship results

2017 Junior Worlds: 59 kg/130 lbs.: NINTH
WIN Leanco Stans (South Africa), 10-0
LOSS Ilona Prokopevniuk (Ukraine), fall 4:10

2017 Cadet Worlds: 56 kg/123 lbs.: EIGHTH
WIN Nuraida Anarkulova (Kyrgyzstan), fall 1:28
WIN Violleta Petrovska (Ukraine), 11-0
LOSS Ida Joensson (Sweden), fall 1:18

2016 Cadet Worlds: 56 kg/123 lbs.: BRONZE
LOSS Anastasia Nichita (Moldova), 12-0
WIN Anna Szel (Hungary), 7-6
WIN Anastasia Sizenko (Russia), 6-5

2015 Cadet Worlds: 52 kg/114.5 lbs.: TENTH
LOSS Leyla Gurbanov (Azerbaijan), 3-4
LOSS Sae Nanjo (Japan), 2-4

55 kg:

ALEX HEDRICK
Hometown: Fair Oaks, Calif.
Club: Titan Mercury WC
College: Simon Fraser
High School: Fair Oaks, Calif. (Bella Vista)
Born: Feb. 19, 1999 (Age: 20)
Weight: 57 kg/125 lbs.


Career highlights
• 2018 and 2019 Junior World Team member
• Second in 2018 Final X
• 2018 World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion
• 2018 U.S. Senior Open champion
• 2019 Pan American Senior champion
• Fourth in 2019 Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament
• Second in 2018 and 2019 WCWA Nationals for Simon Fraser
• Two-time California state high school champion

2019: Fourth in U.S. Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Sixth in U.S. Senior Open… Pan American Senior Championships champion…
2018: Junior World Team member… Second in Final X Special Wrestle-off…. UWW Junior World Team Trials champion… U.S. Senior Open champion… World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion… Third at U23 World Team Trials… Fifth at Grand Prix of Spain…
2017: Fourth at SFU International… Second at Junior Folkstyle Nationals…
2016: Second at Junior Freestyle Nationals (Fargo)… Fourth at UWW Cadet World Team Trials…
College: Second in 2018 and 2019 WCWA Nationals for Simon Fraser University…
High School: Two-time California state champion for Bella Vista High School…

Instagram: nails_h
Twitter: @AlexH1066

Previous World Championship results

2018 Junior Worlds: 57 kg/125.5 lbs.: DNP/14th
LOSS Viktoria Vaulina (Russia), 10-0

57 kg:

CAMERON GUERIN
Hometown: Yakima, Wash.
Club: Titan Mercury WC/Elite Accelerator Program (EAP)
College:
High School: Yakima, Wash. (A.C. Davis)
Born: April 5, 2000 (Age: 19)
Weight: 57 kg/125.5 lbs.


Career highlights
• Fifth in 2017 Junior World Championships
• Third in 2018 and 2019 U.S. Senior Open
• 2019 Grand Prix of Germany champion
• 2018 Pan American Junior champion
• 2017 Pan American Cadet champion
• 2016 Junior Nationals champion
• Four-time Washington state high school champion

2019: UWW Junior Nationals champion… Third in U23 World Team Trials… Third in U.S. Senior Open… Grand Prix of Germany champion… Eighth in Klippan Lady Open (Sweden)…
2018: Third in Junior Freestyle Nationals (Fargo)… Second in UWW Junior Nationals… Third in U.S. Senior Open… Pan American Junior Championships champion… 2018 Wayland Women’s Open champion…
2017: Fifth in Junior World Championships… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Pan American Cadet champion… Second in UWW Cadet Nationals… Third in Junior Folkstyle Nationals…
2016: Junior Nationals champion (Fargo)… Third in Cadet Pan American Championships… Second in UWW Cadet Nationals… Northwest Junior Regional champion…
High School: Four-time Washington girls state high school champion for A.C. Davis High School (2015-2018)…

Instagram: cameron_guerin_
Twitter: @cameronguerin

Previous World Championship results

2017 Junior Worlds: 51 kg: FIFTH
WIN Yeonseo Choi (Korea), 10-0
LOSS Kseniia Nezgovorova (Russia), 3:52
WIN Jaydn Davis (Canada), 11-3
LOSS Bolor Bat Orshikh (Mongolia), 12-2

59 kg:

MICHAELA BECK
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Club: New York AC/Hawkeye WC
College: Iowa
High School: New York, N.Y. (Trevor Day)
Born: February 5, 2000 (Age: 19)
Weight: 59 kg/130 lbs.


Career highlights
• Second in 2018 U.S. Senior Open
• Second in 2018 and 2019 Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament
• Second in 2018 Pan American Junior Championships
• 2018 Flatz Open champion (Austria)
• Third in 2017 Pan American Cadet Championships
• 2016 Junior Nationals champion

2019: Second in Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Fourth in Henri Deglane Challenge (France)…
2018: Second in Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… Second in UWW Junior Nationals… Second in U.S. Senior Open… Second in Pan American Junior Championships… Eighth in Grand Prix of Spain… Third in Pan American Senior Championships… Fourth in Bill Farrell Memorial International… 10th in Klippan Lady Open (Sweden)… Flatz Open champion (Austria)… Second in Yoshida Cup (Japan)…
2017: Third in Pan American Cadet Championships… Second in UWW Cadet Nationals…
2016: Junior Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Second in Cadet Nationals (Fargo)… Fifth in UWW Cadet Nationals… Second in Cadet Folkstyle Nationals… Fourth in Junior Folkstyle Nationals…
2015: Second in Junior Freestyle Nationals (Fargo)… Fourth in Cadet Freestyle Nationals (Fargo)… Seventh in Cadet Folkstyle Nationals…

Instagram: mkaykay19
Twitter: @mkaykay_19

62 kg:

ALARA BOYD
Hometown: Yorktown, Ind.
Club: CIA
College: McKendree (rising freshman)
High School: Yorktown, Ind.; River Falls, Wis.
Born: May 2, 2001 (age: 18)
Weight: 62 kg/138.75 lbs.


Career highlights

• Second in 2017 Cadet World Championships
• Third in 2016 Cadet World Championships
• 2019 Junior Nationals champion
• 2019 UWW Junior Nationals champion
• 2017 Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion

2019: Junior Nationals champion (Fargo)… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Third in U23 Nationals…
2018: Third in Junior Nationals (Fargo)… Third in UWW Cadet Nationals…
2017: Second in Cadet World Championships… Second in Junior Freestyle Nationals (Fargo)… UWW Cadet Nationals champion… Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… Second in Cadet Folkstyle Nationals…
2016: Third in Cadet World Championships… Fourth in Junior Nationals (Fargo)… Second in Cadet Nationals (Fargo)… UWW Cadet Nationals champion… Third in 2016 Junior Folkstyle Nationals… Third in Cadet Folkstyle Nationals…
College: Will be a freshman at McKendree University…
High School: Graduated from Yorktown High School… Attended River Falls High School while training in wrestling there…

Instagram: alaraboyd_
Twitter: @alaraboyd

Previous World Championship results

2017 Cadet Worlds: 65 kg/143 lbs.: SILVER
WIN Oksana Chudyk (Ukraine), 5-2
WIN Nyla Burgess (Canada), 11-0
WIN Siyka Ivanova (Bulgaria), fall 3:26
LOSS Honoka Nakai (Japan), 1-1

2016 Cadet Worlds: 60 kg/132 lbs.: BRONZE
WIN Iryna Zhurauliova (Belarus), 8-2
WIN Gamze Adakan (Turkey), 6-2
LOSS Atena Kodama (Japan), 8-0
WIN Kirti Saxena (Canada), 8-1

65 kg:

MACEY KILTY
Hometown: Stratford, Wisc.
Club: Sunkist Kids/Elite Accelerator Program (EAP)
High School: River Falls, Wis., Stratford, Wis.
Born: March 13, 2001 (Age: 18)
Weight: 65 kg/143 lbs.


Career highlights
• 2018 Cadet World champion
• 2018 Junior World silver medalist
• 2016 Cadet World bronze medalist
• 2019 U23 World Team Trials champion
• Second in 2019 Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament
• Third in 2019 U.S. Senior Open
• 2017 Pan American Cadet champion
• 2016 Wisconsin boys High school state runner-up

2019: Second in Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… UWW Junior Nationals champion… U23 World Team Trials champion… Third in U.S. Senior Open… Third in Grand Prix of Germany… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International…
2018: Junior World silver medalist… Cadet World champion… Junior World Team Trials champion… Cadet World Team Trials champion… Junior Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Western Regional champion… Cadet Klippan Lady Open silver medalist…
2017: Cadet National champion (Fargo)… Junior National champion (Fargo)… Pan-American Cadet champion… Second in UWW Cadet World Team Trials… Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion… Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… Cadet Klippan Lady Open champion…
2016: Cadet World bronze medalist… Cadet Nationals champion (Fargo)… Third at Junior Nationals (Fargo)… UWW Cadet World Team Trials champion…
High School: Completed high school career at River Falls High School… 2016 Wisconsin state runner-up against boys for Stratford High School…
Note: Kilty is currently a member of the Elite Accelerator Program (EAP) at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Instagram: _macethegreat_
Twitter: @_macethegreat_

Previous World Championship results

2018 Junior Worlds: 68 kg/149.75 lbs. – SILVER
WIN Tindra Sjoeberg (Sweden), 12-0
WIN Alina Rudnytska (Ukraine), fall 0:50
WIN Yan Wang (China), 11-0
LOSS Khanum Velieva (Russia), 7-0

2018 Cadet Worlds: 69 kg/152 lbs. – GOLD
WIN Sonika Hooda (India), fall 3:00
WIN Anastasia Alpyeva (Ukraine), 12-1
WIN Mengwei Zhang (China), fall 1:40
WIN Julia Fridlund (Sweden), 7-3

2016 Cadet Worlds: 49 kg/108 lbs. – BRONZE
WIN Aktenge Keunimjaeva (Uzbekistan), 8-6
WIN Szimonetta Szeker (Hungary), 9-4
WIN Minakshi Minakshi (India), Fall 3:19
LOSS Yui Susaki (Japan), Fall
WIN Zhala Aliyeva (Azerbaijan), 13-2

68 kg:

JAYDEN LAURENT
Hometown: Green Bay, Wisc.
Club: Titan Mercury WC
High School: Denmark HS
College: Lakeland University
Born: Feb. 19, 2000
Weight: 68 kg/149.5 lbs
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Career highlights
• 10th in 2018 Junior World Championships
• Second in 2019 U.S. Senior Open
• Second in 2018 and 2019 Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament
• 2019 Canada Cup champion
• 2017 Junior Pan American champion
• Third at 2018 Senior U.S. Open
• 2018 Junior Nationals champion

2019: Second in Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Second in U23 World Team Trials… Second in U.S. Senior Open… Canada Cup champion…
2018: 10th in Junior World Championships… UWW Junior World Team Trials champion… Junior Nationals champion (Fargo)… Second at Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… Second at U23 World Team Trials… Third at U.S. Senior Open… Silver at Bill Farrell International…
2017: Junior Pan American Championships champion… Junior Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Second in UWW Junior World Team Trials… Third in UWW Cadet World Team Trials… Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… Super 32 champion…
2016: Cadet Freestyle Nationals champion (Fargo)… Third at Junior Freestyle Nationals (Fargo)… Second at UWW Cadet World Team Trials… Cadet Folkstyle Nationals champion…Fourth at Junior Folkstyle Nationals…
College: 2019 WCWA Nationals champion for Lakeland College…
High School: Atended Denmark High School…

Instagram: jaydawwwwwg
Twitter: @JaydenLaurent

Previous World Championship results

2018 Junior Worlds: 65 kg – TENTH
LOSS Yue Zhang (China), fall 2:52

72 kg:

ALYVIA FISKE
Hometown: Napa, Calif.
Club: Titan Mercury
College: Simon Fraser
High School: Napa, Calif. (Vintage)
Born: Sept. 29, 1999
Weight: 72 kg/158 lbs.


Career highlights
• 2019 Final X runner-up
• 2019 U.S. Senior Open champion
• 2019 U23 World Team Trials champion
• 2018 and 2019 Junior World Team member
• 2017 Junior Folkstyle national champion
• Fourth in 2018 U.S. Senior Open
• Third in 2019 WCWA Nationals for Simon Fraser

2019: Final X runner-up… UWW Junior Nationals champion… U23 World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion
2018: Junior World Team member…Third in Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Fourth at U.S. Senior Open… Second at U23 World Team Trials… Second in SFU International…
2017: Third at UWW Junior World Team Trials… Junior Folkstyle Nationals champion… Sixth at SFU
International…
2016: Second at Junior Folkstyle Nationals…
College: Third in 2019 WCWA Nationals for Simon Fraser…
High School: Two-time California state champion for Vintage High School…

Instagram: alyviafiske
Twitter: @AlyviaFiske

Previous World Championship results

2018 Junior Worlds: 72 kg/158 lbs. – DNP/14th
LOSS Zsuszanna Molnar (Slovakia), 1:04

76 kg:

KORINAHE BULLOCK
Hometown: Cahokia, Ill.
Club: Titan Mercury WC/McKendree Bearcat WC
College: McKendree
High School: Cahokia, Ill.
Born: May 26, 1999 (Age: 20)
Weight: 76 kg/167.5 lbs.


Career highlights

• 2018 U23 World bronze medalist
• 2018 Final X runner-up
• 2019 UWW Junior Nationals champion
• Third in 2019 U.S. Senior Open
• 2018 U23 Nationals champion
• Two-time WCWA All-American for McKendree

2019: UWW Junior Nationals champion… Third in U.S. Senior Open…
2018: U23 World bronze medalist… Final X runner-up… World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion… Fourth in U.S. Open… U23 World Team Trials champion
2017: Seventh in Junior Nationals (Fargo)… Seventh in UWW Junior Nationals
2016: Seventh in UWW Cadet Nationals… Eighth in UWW Junior Nationals
College: Sixth in 2019 WCWA Nationals for McKendree University… Eighth in 2018 WCWA Nationals…
High School: Attended Cahokia High School…

Previous World Championship results

2018 U23 Worlds: 76 kg/167.5 lbs – BRONZE
WIN Zagardulum Naigalsuren (Mongolia), fall 1:29
LOSS Aysegal Ozbege (Turkey), 2-1
WIN Gracelyn Doogan (Canada), 4-1