ACC Athletes and Coaches Compete in the 2004 Olympics


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Greensboro, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference is well represented in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games with 56 current or former ACC athletes and coaches competing for 21 different countries. Thirty-three of the 56 athletes will represent the USA, including seven among the 18-member women’s soccer team which began competition today. North Carolina leads all schools with 18 Olympic athletes and coaches, followed by Florida State, Georgia Tech and Miami with seven apiece.





Women’s Basketball 
Gail Goestenkors (asst coach)..Duke............USA
Dawn Staley....................Virginia........USA
Utoro Umoh-Coleman.............Clemson.........Nigeria

Men’s Basketball
Carlos Boozer..................Duke............USA
Larry Brown (head coach).......North Carolina..USA
Tim Duncan.....................Wake Forest.....USA
Iker Iturbe....................Clemson.........Spain
Stephon Marbury................Georgia Tech....USA
Oliver Purnell (asst coach)....Clemson.........USA
Darius Songaila................Wake Forest.....Lithuanian
Roy Williams (asst coach)......North Carolina..USA

Men’s Diving
Kyle Prandi....................Miami...........USA

Women’s Diving
Jenna Dreyer...................Miami...........South Africa

Men’s Rowing
Wyatt Allen....................Virginia........USA

Men’s Sailing
Kevin Burnham..................Miami...........USA

Women’s Soccer 
Mia Hamm.......................North Carolina..USA
Angela Hucles..................Virginia........USA 
Kristine Lilly.................North Carolina..USA
Heather O’Reilly...............North Carolina..USA
Cindy Parlow...................North Carolina..USA
Catherine Reddick..............North Carolina..USA
Lindsay Tarpley................North Carolina..USA

Softball
Natalie Anter..................North Carolina..Italy
Leslie Malerich................Florida State...Italy

Men’s Swimming
Wickus Nienaber................Florida State...Swaziland
Jorge Oliver...................Georgia Tech....Puerto Rico
Stephen Parry..................Florida State...Great Britain
Vanja Rogulj...................Virginia........Croatia
Leo Salinas....................Georgia Tech....Mexico
Onur Uras......................Georgia Tech....Turkey
Chris Vythoulkas...............Florida State...Bahamas

Women’s Swimming
Golda Marcus...................Florida State...El Salvador
Rhiannon Leier.................Miami...........Canada
Vesna Stojanovska..............Georgia Tech....Macedonia

Women’s Track and Field 
Patrina Allen..................Miami...........Jamaica
LaTasha Colander...............North Carolina..USA
Shalane Flanagan...............North Carolina..USA
Laura Gerraughty...............North Carolina..USA
Monique Hennagan...............North Carolina..USA
Chaunte Howard.................Georgia Tech....USA
Marion Jones...................North Carolina..USA
Nadine Saustin.................North Carolina..Haiti
Jillian Schwartz...............Duke............USA
Kimberly Walker................Florida State...Trinidad&Tobago
Lauryn Williams................Miami...........USA

Men’s Track and Field 
Davian Clarke..................Miami...........Jamaica
Curt Clausen...................Duke............USA
Shawn Crawford.................Clemson.........USA
Dominic Demerritte.............North Carolina..Bahamas
Brian Dzingai..................Florida State...Zimbabwe
Vikas Gowda....................North Carolina..India
Allen Johnson..................North Carolina..USA
Duane Ross.....................Clemson.........USA
Angelo Taylor..................Georgia Tech....USA

Men’s Triathlon 
Hunter Kemper..................Wake Forest.....USA

Wrestling
Tom Brands.....................Virginia Tech...USA

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