INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ashley Priess of Hamilton, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics, Academy; Kassi Price of Plantation, Fla./Orlando Metro; Melanie Sinclair of Orlando, Fla./Orlando Metro; and Shayla Worley of Orlando/Orlando Metro will represent the United States in the 2005 Massilia Gym Cup, Oct. 15-16, in Marseilles, France.
Held at the Marseilles Palace of Sports, the two-day international meet is expecting teams from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, The Netherlands, Russia and the United States. The event has an opening ceremony slated for Oct. 14. The team competition is Oct. 15, with the individual event finals on Oct. 16.
Coaches for the U.S. Team are Christi Mitchell-Barineau and Jeffrey Wood of Orlando Metro and Mary Lee Tracy of Cincinnati (Ohio) Gymnastics.
At the 2005 Visa Championships, Worley was third in the junior women’s all-around, in addition to claiming the silver medal for the balance beam and placing fourth on the uneven bars and floor exercise. Price finished fifth in the all-around in the senior division, as well as placing fourth on the uneven bars and floor exercise. Priess and Sinclair withdrew from the Visa Championships due to injuries.