McCusker withdraws from World Selection Camp
posted on 09/13/2017

© John Cheng

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 13, 2017 – Riley McCusker of Brielle, N.J./MG Elite, has withdrawn from the 2017 World Championships Selection Camp due to injury. The camp is scheduled for Sept. 18-22 at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center, and the four-woman U.S. World Championships Team, plus a non-traveling alternate, will be determined at the conclusion of the camp. The 2017 World Championships are scheduled for Oct. 2-8 in Montreal, Que., Canada.

The nine women who are expected to attend the camp are listed below in alphabetical order.

  • Jade Carey, Phoenix, Ariz./Oasis Gymnastics
  • Jordan Chiles, Vancouver, Wash./Naydenov Gymnastics
  • Margzetta Frazier, Erial, N.J./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
  • Emily Gaskins, Coral Springs, Fla./Cincinnati Gymnastics
  • Morgan Hurd, Middletown, Del./First State Gymnastics
  • Ashton Locklear, Hamlet, N.C./Everest Gymnastics
  • Alyona Shchennikova, Evergreen, Colo./5280 Gymnastics
  • Ragan Smith, Lewisville, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics
  • Trinity Thomas, York, Pa./Prestige Gymnastics

Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. Its mission is to encourage participation and the pursuit of excellence in the sport. Its disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and Gymnastics for All (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, log on to www.usagym.org.