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Biography - Areana Villaescusa, CO

2019-20 Team USA Ranking: No. 3 at 55 kg/121 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 1 (2019-20)
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Club: U.S. Army WCAP
High School: Rio Rico, Ariz.
College: Univ. of Missouri – St. Louis
Born: September 21, 1996

Past Senior World Teams
2019 Military World Games (7th at 53 kg), 2017 Military Worlds (4th at 58 kg)

Career Highlights

  • Fourth in 2017 CISM Military Worlds
  • Second in 2019 World Team Trials Challenge Tournament
  • Second in 2019 and 2020 U.S. Open
  • Second in 2018 and 2019 U23 World Team Trials

Career Highlights

2020: Second in U.S. Open (Dec. 2019)…
2019: Third in Bill Farrell Memorial International… Seventh in CISM World Military Games… Second in World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… Second in U23 World Team Trials… Second in U.S. Open… Fourth in Grand Prix of Germany… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion…
2017: Fourth in Dave Schultz Memorial International (Nov. 2017)… Second at U23 World Team Trials… Fourth in CISM Military World Championships… Fourth in U.S. Open…
2016: Fourth in University Nationals…
2015: Second in UWW Junior Nationals… Fourth in Guelph Open (Canada)…
2014: Eighth in U.S. Open… Eighth in UWW Junior Nationals…
Age-Group Achievements: Second in 2014 Junior Nationals… Seventh in 2013 Junior Nationals… Third in 2013 UWW Cadet Nationals… Second in 2012 UWW Cadet Pan American Championships…
High School: Attended Rio Rico High School in Arizona…
Personal: Her rank is Private First Class (PFC) with the U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Carson, Colo.