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Captains’ Cup draft eligible athletes at 57 kg released

By Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling | Jan. 19, 2021, 5:03 p.m. (ET)

Next week, six team captains will draft their teams for the Captains’ Cup presented by Titan Mercury Wrestling Club, a dual event that will showcase the top women’s freestyle athletes in the United States competing for $50,000. The draft is set for January 23 live on FloWrestling.org.

So far, the confirmed team captains are Sarah Hildebrandt (50 kg), Jacarra Winchester (53 kg), Jenna Burkert (57 kg), Kayla Miracle (62 kg) and Tamyra Mensah-Stock (68 kg). The competition will take place February 13-14, broadcasted by FloWrestling.

As the draft date approaches, USA Wrestling will periodically release draft eligible athletes by weight.

Today, we take a look at draft eligible athletes at 57 kg/121 lbs. Also to be featured at 57 kg is 2019 World Team member Jenna Burkert, who will be a team captain.

Gracie Figueroa

  • Student at Menlo College
  • 2020 Junior Nationals champion
  • Sixth at 2020 U23 Nationals
  • Third at 2019 U.S. Open
  • Two-time Junior World Team member (2017, 2019)
  • 2016 Cadet World bronze medalist
  • Three-time Cadet World Team member (2015, 2016, 2017)

Lauren Louive

  • 2020 Senior Nationals champion
  • Bronze at 2020 Pan American Championships
  • 2020 Klippan Lady Open champion
  • 2019 National Team member
  • Fourth at 2019 U.S. Open
  • Silver at 2012 Pan Am Championships

Abby Nette

  • Second at 2020 U23 Nationals
  • Second at 2020 Klippan Lady Open
  • 2019 National Team member
  • 2019 Senior Nationals champion
  • Two-time U23 World Team member (2018, 2019)
  • Third at 2018 U.S. Open

Brenda Reyna

  • Student at McKendree University
  • Fourth at 2019 U.S. Open
  • Fourth at 2019 Grand Prix of Germany
  • Second at 2019 WCWA Nationals
  • Two-time Junior World Team member (2016, 2018)
  • Silver at 2018 Junior Pan American Championships

Emily Se

  • Student at Emmanuel College
  • Third at 2020 U23 Nationals
  • Third at 2020 Junior Nationals
  • Third at 2020 Women’s College Nationals Championships
  • 2017 Cadet Fargo champion

Koral Sugiyama

  • Second at 2020 U23 Nationals
  • Sixth at 2019 U.S. Open
  • Second at 2019 NAIA Invitational
  • Fourth at 2019 WCWA Nationals
  • Silver at 2017 Dave Schultz Memorial International

Desiree Zavala

  • 2020 U23 Nationals champion
  • 2019 National Team member
  • Second at 2019 U23 Nationals
  • Seventh at 2019 Senior Nationals
  • Second at 2018 U.S. Open

Keep an eye for more Captains’ Cup news coming soon!