31 Hometown Athletes Making PA Proud in the Rio Olympics

By: Governor Tom Wolf

August 05, 2016

This week, 31 Pennsylvanians will be headed to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics and we couldn’t be prouder. Out of all the states, Pennsylvania is sending the 4th most athletes to Rio. Their achievements are a shining example of what we can achieve with hard work and dedication. On behalf of all Pennsylvanians, I would like to thank each and every athlete for making us proud and wish them the best of luck.

Check out a list of the talented athletes that will be representing our great commonwealth at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio:

Name
Sport
Hometown
Event/Position/Class
Nia Ali Track and Field Philadelphia 100m Hurdles
Katie Bam Field Hockey Blue Bell Striker
Matt Baranoski Cycling Perkasie Keirin
Jackie Briggs Field Hockey Robesonia Goalkeeper
Morgan Craft Shooting Muncy Valley Skeet
Lauren Crandall Field Hockey Doylestown Defender
Christa Dietzen Indoor Volleyball Hopewell Middle Blocker
Phillip Dutton Equestrian West Grove Eventing
Casey Eichfeld Canoe Drums C1/C2
Taylor Ellis-Watson Track and Field Philadelphia 4x400m
Katelyn Falgowski Field Hockey Landenberg Midfielder
Hali Flickinger Swimming Spring Grove 200m Fly
Darrell Hill Track and Field Darby Shot put
Meghan Klingenberg Soccer Pittsburgh Defenseman
Kelsey Kolojejchick Field Hockey Larksville Sriker
Joe Kovacs Track and Field Nazareth Shot Put
Bobby Lea Cycling Topton Omnium
Kyle Lowry Basketball Philadelphia Guard
Alyssa Manley Field Hockey Lititz Defender
Boyd Martin Equestrian Cochranville Eventing
Tyler Nase Rowing Phoenixville Lightweight Men’s Four
Glenn Ochal Rowing Philadelphia Men’s Eight
Amanda Polk Rowing Pittsburgh Women’s Eight
Julia Reinprecht Field Hockey Perkasie Defender
Katie Reinprecht Field Hockey Perkasie Midfielder
Josh Richmond Shooting Hillsgrove Double Trap
Cierra Runge Swimming Cochranville 4x200m Free
Kathleen Sharkey Field Hockey Moosic Striker
Leah Smith Swimming Pittsburgh 400m Free, 800m Free, 4x200m Free
Ajeé Wilson Track and Field Philadelphia 800m
Jill Witmer Field Hockey Lancaster Striker

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