Casey and Specter Congratulate PA Athletes Participating in Olympic Games

WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Arlen Specter (R-PA) today congratulated the thirty Pennsylvania athletes who were selected to represent the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.   

“Every four years, the world comes together in the summer to celebrate the Olympics, an event that champions mutual respect and understanding through the spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play,” said Senator Casey.  “It is in this spirit that I want to wish the best of luck to the U.S. Olympic Teams and the 30 athletes from Pennsylvania. I know you will make us all proud.” 

“Congratulations to the 30 Pennsylvanians who have earned the honor to compete at the Olympic Games.”  Senator Specter said.  “I wish these athletes the best of luck as they participate in the goodwill competition and represent the USA in our family of nations.” 

The following Pennsylvanian athletes are participating in the 2008 Olympic Games:  

Nicole
 Barnhart
 Gilbertsville
 Soccer
 
Kayla
 Bashore
 Shoemakersville
 Field Hockey
 
Jamie
 Beyerle
 Lebanon
 Shooting
 
Micha
 Boyd
 Philadelphia
 Rowing
 
Casey
 Eichfeld
 Drums
 Canoe & Kayak
 
Katelyn
 Falgowski
 Landenberg
 Field Hockey
 
Zsuzsanna
 Francia
 Rydal
 Rowing
 
Michael
 Friedman
 Pittsburgh
 Cycling
 
Jesse
 Gey
 Green Lane
 Field Hockey
 
Renee
 Hykel
 Haverford
 Rowing
 
Robert
 Lea IV
 Mertztown
 Cycling
 
Angela
 Loy
 Loysville
 Field Hockey
 
Giddeon
 Massie
 Bethlehem
 Cycling
 
Marcus
 McElhenney
 Havertown
 Rowing
 
Thomas
 Paradiso
 Ambler
 Rowing
 
Richard
 Powell
 Parkesburg
 Canoe & Kayak
 
Lauren
 Powley
 Mountaintop
 Field Hockey
 
Matthew
 Schnobrich
 Philadelphia
 Rowing
 
Dana
 Sensenig
 Denver
 Field Hockey
 
Keli
 Smith
 Selinsgrove
 Field Hockey
 
Patrick
 Todd
 Washington Crossing
 Rowing
 
Amy
 Tran
 Grantville
 Field Hockey
 
Pieter
 Olree
 Reading
 Volleyball
 
Matthew
 Proper
 Guys Mill
 Volleyball
 
Kimberley
 Glass
 Lancaster
 Volleyball
 
Julian
 Valentin
 Lancaster
 Soccer
 
Geralen
 Stack-Eaton
 Horsham
 Gymnastics
 
Amber
 Trani
 Richlandtown
 Gymnastics
 
Philip
 Dutton
 West Grove
 Equestrian
 
Bonnie
 Mosser
 Coatsville
 Equestrian
  

 

 

 

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