Tracking Minnesota's Olympians
- July 30, 2012 - 11:27 PM
The 14 Minnesota athletes competing for Team USA in the London Olympics: ( = competed Monday)
Lindsey Berg Volleyball (women's indoor)
Tie: Gophers • Twitter: @Napela
Monday: The U.S. defeated Brazil 3-1. Next up: Group match vs. China on Wednesday.
Ali Bernard Wrestling (women's 72kg freestyle)
Tie: New Ulm • Twitter: @asbernard86
Competes: Aug. 9.
Chas Betts Wrestling (84kg Greco-Roman)
Tie: St. Michael • Twitter: @chasbetts
Competes: Next Monday.
Rachel Bootsma Swimming (women's 100-meter backstroke)
Tie: Eden Prairie • Twitter: @r_bootsma15
Finished: Olympic quest ended when she finished 11th in the semifinals Sunday. The top eight advanced.
Kelci Bryant Diving (women's 3M synchronized)
Tie: Gophers • Twitter: @Kelci_Bryant
Finished: Won silver medal along with Abby Johnston.
Kara Goucher Track (women's marathon)
Tie: Duluth • Twitter: @karagoucher
Megan Kalmoe Rowing (women's quad sculls)
Tie: From St. Croix Falls, Wis., grew up in Minneapolis
Monday: Her boat took second in the repechage, advancing to Wednesday's quadruple sculls finals.
Kevin Love Men's basketball
Tie: Timberwolves • Twitter: @kevinlove
Competes: The U.S. faces Tunisia in a preliminary round game at 4:15 p.m. (CDT) Tuesday.
Lynx players Women's basketball
Seimone Augustus (Twitter: @seimoneaugustus), Maya Moore (@MooreMaya), Lindsay Whalen (@Lindsay_13)
More ties: Whalen from Hutchinson, Gophers
Monday: The U.S. made it look easy again with a 90-38 victory over Angola.
Alise Post Cycling (women's BMX)
Tie: St. Cloud • Twitter: @alisepost11
Competes: Seeding runs, Aug. 8; semis/finals, Aug. 10.
Susie Scanlan Fencing
Tie: St. Paul • Twitter: None
Monday: Lost in the first round of individual epee and was eliminated. Competes in team epee Saturday.
Amanda Smock Track (women's triple jump)
Tie: Melrose • Twitter: @AJTSMOCK
Competes: Qualifying round Friday; finals Sunday.
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