At the #Tokyo2020 Olympics, Team USA will feature many athletes and coaches with New England ties.

🥇 Here are some of the athletes from New England that will be representing #TeamUSA.
⚾️ Triston Casas and Jack Lopez
The Red Sox took Casas, a third baseman, with the 26th pick in 2018.

Lopez, a second baseman, was a 16th-round selection in 2011 and is hitting .304 for the Triple A @WooSox. ImageImage
🏀 @jaytatum0
The @celtics star has represented the United States in the past but is a first-time Olympian.

Tatum is wearing No. 10 to honor his idol and mentor, Kobe Bryant. Image
🥊 Rashida Ellis
One of the nation’s most gifted amateur boxers, she’s the favorite to win gold in the lightweight division.

She was named USA Boxing’s Elite Female Boxer of the Year in 2019 and is hoping to win for her family and the city of Lynn. Image
🚣 Gia Doonan
A Rochester, Mass., native and Fairhaven High School and Tabor Academy product, the 27-year-old will take part in the women’s eights.

The 6-footer won gold in the four and eight at the 2016 World Rowing Under 23 Championships. Image
🤺 Eli Dershwitz
Dershwitz is a 2014 Dover-Sherborn and 2019 Harvard graduate and has competed in sabre fencing on an international level since 2013.

He’s ranked second in the world in men’s sabre. Image
🏉 Madison Hughes and Kristi Kirshe
Hughes captained #TeamUSA in Rio in 2016 and is back for a second go this summer.

Kirshe, a 2013 Franklin High and 2017 Williams College graduate, is heading to her first Olympics. ImageImage
⚽️ @sammymewy and @KristieMewie
The former Whitman-Hanson stars are hoping to help the US capture gold.

Kristie, 30, has four goals and four assists in 26 appearances for the national team. Sam, 28, has 23 goals and nine assists in 77 games. Image
🏊 Lindi Schroeder
19-year-old Schroeder, who grew up in Andover, is the first Massachusetts resident in her sport to compete in the Games since 2008.

Schroeder was a finalist at the 2019 worlds and the 2016 Junior World Championship. Image
👟 Heather MacLean and Gabby Thomas
MacLean is the first @UMassAthletics women’s track athlete to make the Olympics.

24-year-old Thomas is from Florence, Mass. She’s also slated to compete in the 4 x 100-meter relay. ImageImage
See the full list of #TeamUSA athletes and support staff with New England ties in @BGlobeSports:…

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