Wheelchair Basketball - Team USA

Team USA Men's Results

Opponent Event Date Result
Turkey Aug 30 L - 50-59
Italy Aug 31 W - 77-51
South Africa Sept 1 W - 91-29
Australia Sept 2 L - 49-65
Spain Sept 3 W - 63-55
Germany - Qtr Final Sept 5 W - 57-46
Australia - Semi Final Sept 6 L - 72-63
Great Britain - Bronze Medal Match Sept 8 W - 61-46 - BRONZE!

Team USA Women's Results

Opponent Event Date Result
France Aug 30 W - 63-24
Germany Aug 31 L - 48-54
Mexico Sept 1 W - 67-33
PR of China Sept 3 W - 68-65
Canada - Qtr Final Sept 4 W - 67-55
Australia - Semi Final Sept 6 L - 39-40
Netherlands - Bronze Medal Sept 7 L - 47-71

Steve Serio

Steve SerioSteve began his wheelchair basketball career as a sophomore in high school with the Long Island Lightning, the only competitive junior wheelchair basketball team in New York State. He played point guard for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Steve was named a 2nd Team All-American in both the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 seasons at Illinois.

Steve made his Paralympic debut with the U.S. National Team in 2008 in Beijing, China. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2010, where he studied Personal Training. Read complete bio at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Serio

Will Waller

Will WallerCurrently in Hudson, Ohio, Will Waller graduated from the University of Illinois in 1999 and with his Master's in 2000. Waller has been a member of the Team USA Wheelchair Basketball team in the 2000, 2004, and 2008 Paralympic Games.

He is headed to London as a team memeber again for 2012. His wheelchair basketball career includes sucesses on the Intercollegiate, National and International Levels. Read complete bio at http://www.teamusa.org/Athletes/WA/Will-Waller.aspx

Sarah Castle

Sarah CastleReturning to the Paralympics for a fourth time, Sarah has represented Team USA in 200 and 2004 in swimming, and after a shoulder injury, 2008 and 2012 in wheelchair basketball.

Sarah's achievents in both sports include gold medals and world records.

Follow Sarah on her blog at http://scastle-road-to-london-2012.blogspot.com

Jennifer Chew

Jennifer ChewManager of the Denver Rolling Nuggets women's team, Jennifer Chew makes her Paralympic debut in London. A graduate of the University of Illinois in 2005, Jennifer's career includes four national championships and all-tournament team honors.

With a personal goal to give back to the sport as much as she can, she is also assistant coach of the Junior Rolling Nuggets basketball team. Read full bio at http://www.teamusa.org/Athletes/CH/Jennifer-Chew.aspx

Matt Buchi

Matt BuchiMatt will be representing Team USA as an assistant coach for the women's team. His coaching experience includes serving as the assistant coach of the USA’s under-25 women’s team, which won a gold medal at the 2011 U25 Women’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships. He recently became the Regional and Development Coach for BC Wheelchair Basketball. Read more at http://www.bcwbs.ca/news/02-01-2012/bc-wheelchair-basketball-society-welcomes-matt-buchi-position-regional-development-c