Monday, June 7, 2010

Individual Competition Continues Tomorrow with 2 Athletes Advancing Out of Pool Play

Day two of individual competition gained a few wins and some heartbreaking losses for Team USA athletes. Jen Jay lost two close matches, Japan 2 - 4 and Croatia 2-3 to be bumped out of her pool. Brigid Mason, Sam Williams, Lee Lobmeyer and Andy Olivarez played some serious boccia but weren't able to advance out of their respective pools.
On the win end, Austin Hanson was victorious winning 8-1 against Hong Kong and 10 - 0 vs. Columbia. Austin advanced out of his pool and goes into the finals tomorrow.
TJ Hawker won his first match of the day against Jose Vasquerizo of Spain 4 - 0. Going into game two, Hawker was up until the last end when his competitor, Lukas Balazi of Slovak, tied the score throwing the game into a tie break. TJ lost the tie break however due to point differential, has advanced out of his pool.
Hawker and Hanson are in the race for the medals...Go Team USA!

1 comment:

  1. You guys really need to update more often.