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USA Wheelchair Rugby Announces Roster for 2023 International Wheelchair Rugby Cup

USA Wheelchair Rugby on August 2, 2023

USA Wheelchair Rugby is pleased to announce the 12 athletes who will compete in the 2023 International Wheelchair Rugby Cup October 18-22 in Paris, France. The United States will compete against Japan, New Zealand and host nation France in Group B during the pool play round. Australia, Great Britain, Canada and Denmark will compete in Group A.

  • Sarah Adam (3.0), Naperville, IL
  • Chuck Aoki (Co-Captain) (3.0), Minneapolis, MN
  • Clayton Brackett (2.5), Birmingham, AL
  • Jeff Butler (0.5), Ft. Wayne, IN
  • Montrerius Hucherson (3.5), Tallassee, AL
  • Brad Hudspeth (1.0), Stilwell, KS
  • Lee Fredette (1.0), East Moriches, NY
  • Eric Newby (Co-Captain) (2.0), Nashville, IL
  • Josh O’Neill (1.5), Denver, CO
  • Zion Redington (3.5), Birmingham, AL
  • Mason Symons (2.0), Hershey, PA
  • Talon Teague (3.0) Kansas City, MO

The 2023 International Wheelchair Rugby Cup will bring together the top eight wheelchair rugby teams in the world and marks the first international competition for the United States since naming the National Training Squad in March. To learn more about the tournament, visit  

The Lakeshore National Adapted Sport Organization is the National Governing Body for USA Wheelchair Rugby. Team members and staff travel from across the country to Birmingham for training camps and competitions. In addition to the 2023 International Wheelchair Rugby Cup, the team will also compete at the Parapan American Games in Santiago, Chile November 17-26.