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Women's Beach National Team Roster Announced for Puerto Rico Invitational

by USA Team Handball

USA Team Handball's Beach Women's National Team is set to compete at the Puerto Rico Invitational Tournament from September 8th to 10th in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with twelve athletes being selected to represent the USA on the sand, with two being designated as alternates.

The selected athletes are:

Cedar Bellows

Missy Browne

Athena Del Rosario

Meghan Kaminski

Taylee King Tellechea

Viva Kreis*

Christine Mansour

Theresa Mapp

Lauren Micou

Ashley Peart*

Staci Self

Renee Snyder


Coaches Michelle Mensing and Marianne Acker will lead the team against other teams from the region on the beaches of the US territory.

Nine athletes on this roster were also members of the squad that competed at the IHF Global Beach Tour in Marica, Brazil from April 26 to 30, where the USA captured the Bronze Medal with a win over Mexico, with a Staci Self shooutout save securing the third place finish for the Americans. Christine Mansour led the scoring at the tournament in Brazil with 81 points.