Two North Carolina athletes are among the swimmers on the USA Paralympic World Team that will be travelling to Mexico in September to compete. Hannah Aspden and Tucker Dupree of Raleigh were selected to the team.
Here is the complete list
*Hannah Aspden (Raleigh, N.C.) – S9/SB8/SM9
*McKenzie Coan (Clarkesville, Ga.) – S7/SB6/SM7
Julia Gaffney (Mayflower, Ark.) – S8/SB6/SM8
*McClain Hermes (Dacula, Ga.) – S12/SB12/SM12
*Sophia Herzog (Fairplay, Colo.) – S6/SB6/SM6
*Jessica Long (Baltimore, Md.) – S8/SB7/SM8
*Becca Meyers (Timonium, Md.) – S13/SB13/SM13
Gia Pergolini (Roswell, Ga.) – S13/SB13/SM13
Aspen Shelton (Willow Park, Texas) – S13/SB13/SM13
*Natalie Sims (Minneapolis, Minn.) – S9/SB9/SM9
Leanne Smith (Salem, Mass.) – S4/SB4/SM4
*Colleen Young (St. Louis, Mo.) – S13/SB13/SM13
Caleb Cripe (Middlebury, Ind.) – S7/SB8/SM7
*Tharon Drake (Hobbs, N.M.) – S11/SB11/SM11
*Tucker Dupree (Raleigh, N.C.) – S12/SB12/SM12
*Tye Dutcher (Merced, Calif.) – S10/SB9/SM10
Connor Gioffreda (Timonium, Md.) – S6/SB6/SM6
*Robert Griswold (Freehold, N.J.) – S8/SB7/SM8
*Curtis Lovejoy (Atlanta, Ga.) – S2/SB1/SM2
Lawrence Sapp (Waldorf, Md.) – S14/SB14/SM14
Roderick Sewell (Spring Valley, Calif.) – S8/SB6/SM8
Zachary Shattuck (Mt. Airy, Md.) – S6/SB6/SM6
Some other important dates to remember in September.
- On the 9th – the California Classic in Yucaipa. National classification will be available.
- On the 10th – United States Paralympic Swimming clinic in Lakeland, Florida.
- On the 13th – the US Disability committee workshop held during the Convention.