USA Gymnastics announces U.S. Women's Team for competition in Italy
posted on 03/21/2010

Mackenzie Caquatto
© John Cheng

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 21, 2010 - USA Gymnastics has announced the 8-woman team that will compete in the III Trofeo Citta di Jesolo on March 27 in Jesolo, Italy. The team features six seniors and two juniors.

The team is comprised of: seniors -- Mackenzie Caquatto of Naperville, Ill., Kytra Hunter of Frederick, Md., Amanda Jetter of Milford, Ohio, Alexandra Raisman of Needham, Mass., Morgan Smith of Clermont, Fla., and Cassie Whitcomb of Cincinnati, Ohio; and juniors -- Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif., and Sabrina Vega of Carmel, N.Y.

In addition to the USA, other countries competing are Great Britain, Italy and Russia in both the junior and senior competition, with Japan participating only in the junior division. The competition format includes team and all-around competition. The U.S. juniors are competing in the individual competition only.