International Teams Named For Upcoming Championships

(1/21/05) U.S. Figure Skating has named the U.S. Team members for ladies, men's, pairs and ice dancing who will compete at the 2005 World Championships, Four Continents Championships, World Junior Championships, Triglav Trophy, Gardena Spring Trophy, and the Estonia International Dance Competition.


2005 U.S. World Team

Ladies
Michelle Kwan
Sasha Cohen
Jennifer Kirk
1st alt. - Beatrisa Liang
2nd alt. - Emily Hughes
3rd alt. - Alissa Czisny

Men
Johnny Weir
Timothy Goebel
Evan Lysacek
1st alt. - Matt Savoie
2nd alt. Michael Weiss
3rd alt. Shaun Rogers

Ice Dancing
Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto
Melissa Gregory & Denis Petukhov
1st alt. - Lydia Manon & Ryan O'Meara
2nd alt. Morgan Matthews & Maxim Zavozin
3rd alt. Kendra Goodwin & Brent Bommentre

Pairs
Katie Orscher & Garrett Lucash
Rena Inoue & John Baldwin
1st alt. Tiffany Scott & Philip Dulebohn
2nd alt. Amanda Evora & Mark Ladwig
3rd alt. Jennifer Don & Jonathon Hunt

2005 U.S. Four Continents Team

Ladies
Jennifer Kirk
Beatrisa Liang
Amber Corwin
1st alt. - Danielle Kahle
2nd alt. Megan Williams-Stewart
3rd alt. Jane Bugaeva

Men
Evan Lysacek
Matt Savoie
Derrick Delmore
1st alt. - Nicholas LaRoche
2nd alt. - Scott Smith
3rd alt. - Braden Overett

Ice Dancing
Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto
Melissa Gregory & Denis Petukhov
Lydia Manon & Ryan O'Meara
1st alt. Morgan Matthews & Maxim Zavozin
2nd alt. Kendra Goodwin & Brent Bommentre
3rd alt. Kate Slattery & Chuen-Gun Lee

Pairs
Katie Orscher & Garrett Lucash
Rena Inoue & John Baldwin (withdrawn - injury 2/11/05)
Brooke Castile & Ben Okolski (2nd alternate added 2/11/05)
Amanda Evora & Mark Ladwig
1st alt. Jennifer Don & Jonathon Hunt (declined, injury, 2/11/05)
3rd alt. Brittany Vise & Nicholas Kole

2005 U.S. World Junior Team

Ladies
Kimmie Meissner
Emily Hughes
Alissa Czisny
1st alt. - Katy Taylor
2nd alt. - Megan Williams-Stewart
3rd alt. - Danielle Kahle

Men
Shaun Rogers
Jordan Brauninger
Dennis Phan (withdrawn-injury, 2/15/05)
Wesley Campbell (1st alternate added 2/15/05)
2nd alt. Jason Wong
3rd alt. Craig Ratterree

Ice Dancing
Morgan Matthews & Maxim Zavozin
Trina Pratt & Todd Gilles
1st alt. - Meryl Davis & Charlie White
2nd alt. Caitlin Mallory & Brent Holdburg
3rd alt. Kimmerly Lauten & Augie Hill

Pairs
Mariel Miller & Rockne Brubaker
Julia Vlassov & Drew Meekins
1st alt. Brittany Vise & Nicholas Kole
2nd alt. Brooke Castile & Ben Okolski
3rd alt. Chloe Katz & Joseph Lynch

2005 Triglav Trophy Team

Novice Ladies
Rachael Flatt

Novice Men
Eliot Halverson
Alternate: Richard Dornbush

Junior Ladies
Megan Hyatt
Katrina Hacker
Alternate: Anna Peng

Junior Men
Adam Rippon
William Brewster
Alternate: Geoffry Varner

Pairs
Claire Davis & Nathan Miller
Bianca Butler & Joseph Jacobsen
1st alt. - Lisa Moore & Nicholas Girardi
2nd alt. - Molly Aaron & Taylor Toth

Gardena Spring Trophy

Junior Ladies
Sandra Jean Rucker
Tenile Victorsen
Alternate - Anna Peng

Junior Men
Craig Ratteree
Austin Kanallakan
Alternate: Geoffry Varner

Estonia International Dance Competition

Novice Dance
Blake Rosenthal & Calvin Taylor
Madison Hubbell & Keiffer Hubbell