JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 1, 2007 – Florida native Shayla Worley of Orlando has been added to the field for the 2007 Tyson American Cup, replacing Jana Bieger of Coconut Creek, Fla., who withdrew due to an injured leg. Worley, who trains at Orlando Metro, was the team alternate.
Worley competed in the 2006 Tyson American Cup, where she finished second. At the 2006 Pacific Alliance Championships, she was a member of the gold-medal team and was second on the uneven bars.
The Tyson American Cup will feature eight men and eight women on March 3, including two U.S. men and two U.S. women. The March 3 competition begins at 11:30 a.m.
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