U.S. Pan American Games roster announced

USA Cycling announces its team for the 2015 Pan American Championships to be held in Toronto, July 10-26

USA Cycling announced Wednesday the men’s and women’s BMX, mountain bike, road, and track rosters for the 2015 Pan American Games, which will be held July 10-26 in Toronto.

The 15-member team is made up of five automatic bids, nine coaching staff nominations and one athlete discretionary petition.

Held every four years, the 17-day Pan American Games features competition in 36 sports between 41 countries from North and South America.

The U.S. Pan American cycling team is subject to approval by the United States Olympic Committee.

Team USA roster:

Men’s BMX
Connor Fields (Chase-Monster)*
Nic Long (Haro Bikes)*

Women’s BMX
Alise Post (Factory Redline)*
Felecia Stancil (GT Bicycles)

Men’s mountain bike
Stephen Ettinger (Sho-Air-Cannondale)*

Women’s mountain bike
Erin Huck (Scott-3Rox)*

Men’s road
Eric Marcotte (Team SmartStop), road race and time trial

Women’s road
Kelly Catlin (NorthStar Development), time trial
Lauren Tamayo (UnitedHealthcare), road race
Ruth Winder (UnitedHealthcare), road race

Men’s track
Matt Baranoski (Custon Velo), team sprint, sprint, keirin
David Espinoza, team sprint
Danny Robertson^, team sprint^, sprint^, keirin

Women’s track
Kelly Catlin (NorthStar Development), team pursuit
Sarah Hammer (Colorado Springs, Colo.), omnium, team pursuit
Lauren Tamayo (UnitedHealthcare), team pursuit
Jennifer Valente (Twenty16-Sho-Air), team pursuit
Ruth Winder (UnitedHealthcare), team pursuit

*Automatic bid
^Athlete discretionary petition