MAY 8 & 9TH, 19 Indiana women participated in the 2021 World Team Trials in Irving, Texas. There were 7 divisions and Team Indiana placed Top 10 in 4 of them from 14U to U23 with the highlight placing 2nd to California in the U15 division in which we had two 1st placers a 2nd, a 4th and an 8th. All in all of the 19 who went 9 of them walked away with All American status and 5 of those 9 were double All Americans in two divisions.
And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better. Those five who doubled up, 3 of them claimed a World Team spot for Team USA at upcoming high level International Tournaments by finishing 1st in their divisions.
Those 3 are:
1. Alara Boyd of Yorktown who currently wrestles for McKendree University. Alara placed 1st in the UWW Junior division at 65kgs. This will secure her spot to wrestle in the 2021 UWW Junior World Championships in Ufa, Russia on August 16th-22nd. Alara also placed 2nd in the U23 division at 65kgs.
2. Rianne Murphy of Valparaiso who currently wrestles for Region Wrestling Academy. Rianne placed 1st in the UWW U15 division at 50kgs. earning her a spot on Team USA for the 2021 UWW U15 Pan-American Championships in Mexico City, Mexico on October 21-24th. She also placed 2nd in the UWW Cadet division at 46kgs.
3. Julianna Ocampo of South Bend who currently wrestles for Midwest Xtreme Wrestling Club. Julianna placed first in the U15 division claiming her spot on Team USA at 46kgs for the 2021 Pan American Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. Julianna dominated the field not only pinning and Tech falling every opponent but she didn’t allow 1 point to be scored on her the entire tournament.
Those who placed are: (oldest to youngest)
1. Alara Boyd UWW Junior 65kg. 1st
UWW U23 65kg. 2nd
2. Trinity Malave UWW Junior 50kg. 8th
UWW Cadet 49kg. 7th
3. Rianne Murphy UWW U15 50kg. 1st
UWW Cadet 46kg. 2nd
4. Heather Crull UWW U15 50kg. 2nd
UWW Cadet 46kg. 5th
5. Julianna Ocampo UWW U15 46kg. 1st
6. Ella Gahl USA 14U 127lb. 3rd
UWW U15 58kg. 8th
7. Ysabelle Ocampo UWW U15. 42kg. 4th
8. Olivia Crull USA 14U 92lb. 8th
9. Paislee Chambers USA 14U 136lb. 8th