Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 11, 2020) – USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and member of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, is excited to announce the athletes who will represent the United States this summer at the 2020 WFDF World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC).

More than 600 elite athletes applied to be considered for the three U.S. National Teams – men’s, mixed and women’s – that will compete in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, July 11-18. Tryout invitations were extended to 104 men and 104 women, and of those 208 athletes, 72 were named to the 2020 National Team rosters.

The teams include 29 returners who won gold at the 2016 World Championships in London.

The 2020 WUGC is the 15th edition of the tournament which dates back to 1983. Since its inception, the United States has won 41 medals: 30 gold, six silver and five bronze. It is estimated that this year’s incarnation will host a record number 120 teams and 3,000 participants from more than 50 nations.

Men’s Team

NameCity, STCollegeClub
Johnny BansfieldYpsilanti, MIEastern MichiganChicago Machine
Trent DillonSeattle, WAPittsburghSeattle Sockeye
Dylan FreechildEugene , OROregonSeattle Sockeye
Kurt GibsonChicago, ILFloridaChicago Machine
Nate GoffChicago, ILSouth CarolinaChicago Machine
Raphael HayesPortland, OR Portland RhinoSlam!
Jonathan HeltonCoronado, CAWheatonSoCal Condors
Benjamin JagtWhite Plains, NYMinnesotaNew York PoNY
Pawel JanasEvanston, ILColoradoChicago Machine
Tannor JohnsonLexington, MAMassachusettsBoston Slow White
Sean KeeganBrooklyn, NYDelawareNew York PoNY
Chris KocherBrooklyn, NYGeorge WashingtonNew York PoNY
Allan LavioletteRaleigh, NCWestern WashingtonRaleigh Ring of Fire
Grant LindsleyBrooklyn, NYCarleton CollegeNew York PoNY
Leandro MarxPortland, OROregonPortland RhinoSlam!
Rowan McDonnellWashington, DCTidewater CCDC Truck Stop
Jimmy MickleBrooklyn, NYColoradoNew York PoNY
Christian OlsenAtlanta, GAEmoryAtlanta Chain Lightning
Ryan OsgarBrooklyn, NYMinnesotaMinneapolis Sub Zero
Matthew RehderSt. Louis, MOLa VerneSeattle Sockeye
Andrew RoneyTampa, FLFlorida StateTampa Bay UpRoar
Max SheppardPittsburgh, PAEdinboroPittsburgh Temper
Nicky SpivaChicago, ILColorado CollegeD.C. Truck Stop
John StubbsAtlanta, GAHarvardAtlanta Chain Lightning

Mixed Team

NameCity, STCollegeClub
Marika AustinSan Francisco, CADartmouthSan Francisco Fury
Georgia Bosscher ShriwiseChicago, ILWisconsinD.C. Space Heater
Tyler ChanCambridge, MA Boston DiG
Caleb DenecourSt. Paul, MNColorado, Colorado State, Cañada CollegeMinneapolis Drag’n Thrust
Charlie EideSeattle, WAHumboldt StateSeattle Riot
Khalif El-salaamLa Jolla, CAWashingtonSeattle Mixtape
Jenny FeyArlington, VAMary WashingtonD.C. Space Heater
Carolyn FinneySan Francisco, CAUC-Santa BarbaraSan Francisco Fury
Jack HatchettArlington, MATuftsNew York PoNY
Kaela HeltonCoronado, CAUC-Santa BarbaraSan Francisco Fury
Michael IngPittsburgh, PAPittsburghPhiladelphia AMP
Eli KernsAlameda, CAUC-DavisSan Francisco Revolver
Sarah MeckstrothSt. Paul, MNMinnesotaMinneapolis Drag’n Thrust
Jibran MieserBrooklyn, NYRutgersNew York PoNY
Raha MozaffariPhiladelphia, PAPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia AMP
Brian SchoenrockAmes, IAMinnesota State-MankatoMinneapolis Drag’n Thrust
Jacob SmithMenlo Park, CAPenn StateSan Francisco Mischief
Eric TaylorDurham, NCCarleton CollegeRaleigh Ring of Fire
Anna ThompsonSan Francisco, CAPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia AMP
Julianna WerffeliSomerville, MADartmouthBoston Brute Squad
Jack WilliamsNew York, NYNorth Carolina-WilmingtonRaleigh Ring of Fire
Sol YanuckDurham, NCCarleton CollegeRaleigh Ring of Fire
Amy ZhouLivingston, NJRutgersD.C. Scandal
Angela ZhuSomerville, MADartmouthBoston Brute Squad

Women’s Team

NameCity, STCollegeClub
Claire ChastainDenver, CONorth Carolina-WilmingtonDenver Molly Brown
Claire DesmondOakland, CAUC-BerkeleySan Francisco Fury
Sarah GriffithBerkeley, CAMichiganSan Francisco Fury
Kami GroomAnn Arbor, MIWashington UniversityBoston Brute Squad
Mariel HammondPortland, ORCentral FloridaPortland Schwa
Liên HoffmannSomerville, MANorthwesternBoston Brute Squad
Sadie JezierskiNashville, TNOhio StateNashville Shine
Kelly JohnsonSeattle, WANorth ParkSeattle Riot
Alika JohnstonDenver, COVirginiaDenver Molly Brown
Stephanie LimLos Altos Hills, CAStanfordSeattle Riot
Linda MorseHavertown, PAPittsburghPhiladelphia AMP
Anna NazarovBerkeley, CAUCLASan Francisco Fury
Carolyn NormilePittsburgh, PAPittsburghD.C. Scandal
Octavia PayneOakland, CAPennsylvaniaSan Francisco Fury
Kristen PojunisSan Diego, CAUCLASan Diego Wildfire
Eva PoppCorvallis, ORWisconsin-Eau ClairePortland Schwa
Erynn SchroederPlymouth, MNSt. BenedictAtlanta Ozone
Jesse ShofnerBoulder, COOregonDenver Molly Brown
Amber SinicropeSomerville, MASmithBoston Brute Squad
Emily Smith-WilsonBozeman, MT Seattle Mixtape
Alex SnyderSan Francisco, CAColoradoSan Francisco LOL
Qxhna TitcombSeattle, WATuftsSeattle Riot
Claire TropSeattle, WADartmouthBoston Brute Squad
Anne WorthChapel Hill, NCNorth CarolinaRaleigh Phoenix