Melissa Middleton Named to USA Para Pan Am Team

Athletes Without Limits Melissa Middleton of Cumming, Georgia has been selected to join the US Paralympic / USA Table Tennis (USATT) Para Pan Am Team at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, November 13-18th, 2011. She is the first US athlete to compete in Table Tennis Class 11 (intellectual disability) in over a decade following the Paralympic re-inclusion vote in 2009.
The announcement is posted on the TeamUSA website along with Melissa’s Profile.

After having met the requirements established in the selection Procedures, the USA Team participating at the 2011 Para Pan American Games  is composed of the following athletes:

Tara Profitt (class 2)
Pamela Fontaine (class 3)
Jennifer Johnson (class 4)
Melissa Middleton (class 11)
James Segrest (class 2)
Emmanuel Shiu class (4)
Andre Scott (class 5)
Stuart Caplin (class 5)
Christopher Puls (class 7)
Daryl Sterling (class 7)
Tahl Leibovitz (class 9)

Head coach: Daniel Rutenberg
Assistant coach: Keith Evans
Team Leader: Christian Lillieroos