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UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Women’s Team
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team logo.png
Team information
UCI code UHC
Registered United States
Founded 2014 (2014)
Discipline Road
Status UCI Women's Team
Bicycles Orbea[1]
Website Team home page
Key personnel
Team manager(s) Rachel Heal
Team name history
2014– UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Women’s Team

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Women’s Team is a professional Women's road bicycle racing team, run by Momentum Sports Group and based in the United States. The team is sponsored principally by UnitedHealth Group. The team's most notable signing is the 2013 Giro Rosa overall winner Mara Abbott.[2] The team made its debut at the inaugural Tour Femenino de San Luis.

Team History[edit]

2014[edit]

Riders in[edit]

On September 9, 2014, it was reported that Linda Villumsen will join the team for the 2015 season.[3] On October 27 the team signed Laura Brown and Abigail Mickey. Ruth Winder, Scotti Wilborne, Lauren Tamayo, Alexis Ryan, Coryn Rivera, Cari Higgins, Katie Hall, Rushlee Buchanan and Hannah Barnes signed contract extensions.[4]

Riders out[edit]

On October 23, 2014, Alison Powers announced her retirement from the sport.[5]

Team roster[edit]

Rider Date of birth
 Rushlee Buchanan (NZL) (1988-01-20) January 20, 1988 (age 29)
 Janelle Cole (USA) (1996-10-19) October 19, 1996 (age 20)
 Katie Hall (USA) (1987-01-06) January 6, 1987 (age 30)
 Lauren Hall (USA) (1979-02-02) February 2, 1979 (age 38)
 Lauretta Hanson (AUS) (1994-10-29) October 29, 1994 (age 22)
Rider Date of birth
 Shawn Morelli (USA) (1976-03-29) March 29, 1976 (age 41)
 Diana Peñuela (COL) (1986-09-08) September 8, 1986 (age 30)
 Kate Sherwin (USA) (1979-06-09) June 9, 1979 (age 38)
 Tayler Wiles (USA) (1989-07-20) July 20, 1989 (age 28)
 Ruth Winder (USA) (1993-07-09) July 9, 1993 (age 24)

Previous squads[edit]

2016[edit]

As of 1 January 2016. Ages as of 1 January 2016.[6] view · edit

Rider Date of birth
 Laura Brown (CAN) (1986-11-27)November 27, 1986 (aged 29)
 Rushlee Buchanan (NZL) (1988-01-20)January 20, 1988 (aged 27)
 Annie Ewart (CAN) (1993-09-29)September 29, 1993 (aged 22)
 Katharine Hall (USA) (1987-01-06)January 6, 1987 (aged 28)
 Cari Higgins (USA) (1976-10-05)October 5, 1976 (aged 39)
 Abigail Mickey (USA) (1990-07-03)July 3, 1990 (aged 25)
Rider Date of birth
 Diana Peñuela (COL) (1986-09-08)September 8, 1986 (aged 29)
 Laurel Rathbun (USA) (1996-05-10)May 10, 1996 (aged 19)
 Coryn Rivera (USA) (1992-08-26)August 26, 1992 (aged 23)
 Iris Slappendel (NED) (1985-02-18)February 18, 1985 (aged 30)
 Lauren Tamayo (USA) (1983-10-25)October 25, 1983 (aged 32)
 Linda Villumsen (NZL) (1985-04-09)April 9, 1985 (aged 30)

2015[edit]

As of 10 March 2015. Ages as of 1 January 2015.[7][8] view · edit · talk

Rider Date of birth
 Hannah Barnes (GBR) (1993-05-04) May 4, 1993 (age 24)
 Laura Brown (CAN) (1986-11-27) November 27, 1986 (age 30)
 Rushlee Buchanan (NZL) (1988-01-20) January 20, 1988 (age 29)
 Katie Hall (USA) (1987-01-06) January 6, 1987 (age 30)
 Cari Higgins (USA) (1976-10-05) October 5, 1976 (age 40)
 Abigail Mickey (USA) (1994-07-03) July 3, 1994 (age 23)
 Coryn Rivera (USA) (1992-08-26) August 26, 1992 (age 24)
Rider Date of birth
 Alexis Ryan (USA) (1994-08-18) August 18, 1994 (age 23)
 Lauren Tamayo (USA) (1983-10-25) October 25, 1983 (age 33)
 Linda Villumsen (NZL) (1985-04-09) April 9, 1985 (age 32)
 Scotti Wilborne (USA) (1983-01-07) January 7, 1983 (age 34)
 Ruth Winder (USA) (1993-07-09) July 9, 1993 (age 24)

2014[edit]

As of January 5, 2014.[9] view · edit · talk
Rider Date of birth
 Mara Abbott (USA) (1985-11-14) November 14, 1985 (age 31)
 Hannah Barnes (GBR) (1993-05-04) May 4, 1993 (age 24)
 Rushlee Buchanan (NZL) (1988-01-20) January 20, 1988 (age 29)
 Jacquelyn Crowell (USA) (1988-02-16) February 16, 1988 (age 29)
 Katie Hall (USA) (1987-01-06) January 6, 1987 (age 30)
 Cari Higgins (USA) (1976-10-05) October 5, 1976 (age 40)
Rider Date of birth
 Sharon Laws (GBR) (1974-07-07) July 7, 1974 (age 43)
 Alison Powers (USA) (1979-12-14) December 14, 1979 (age 37)
 Coryn Rivera (USA) (1992-08-26) August 26, 1992 (age 24)
 Alexis Ryan (USA) (1994-08-18) August 18, 1994 (age 23)
 Lauren Tamayo (USA) (1983-10-25) October 25, 1983 (age 33)
 Ruth Winder (USA) (1993-07-09) July 9, 1993 (age 24)

Results[edit]

2014
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Tour Femenino de San Luis, Alison Powers
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Combination classification, Alison Powers
1st Teams classification
1st Stage 1, Hannah Barnes
1st Stage 3, Alison Powers
1st Grand Prix de Oriente, Mara Abbott
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Vuelta a El Salvador, Mara Abbott
1st Stage 4, Mara Abbott
1st Jersey red.svg Overall Tour of the Gila, Mara Abbott
1st Teams classification
1st Stages 1 & 5, Mara Abbott
1st Stage 4, Alison Powers
1st Jersey orange.svg Mountains classification The Women's Tour, Sharon Laws
1st Women's Tour of California time trial, Alison Powers
1st Blue Dome Criterium (NCC), Hannah Barnes
1st Brady Arts District Criterium (NCC), Hannah Barnes
1st River Parks Criterium (NCC), Coryn Rivera
1st River Parks Omnium (NCC), Coryn Rivera
1st Stage 1 (ITT) North Star Grand Prix (NCC), Alison Powers
1st Sprints classification North Star Grand Prix (NCC), Coryn Rivera
1st Stages 2 & 4, Coryn Rivera
1st Utah Cedar City Grand Prix, Alison Powers
1st Tour of Utah Women's edition, Coryn Rivera
1st Tour de Lafayette, Coryn Rivera
1st Tour de Francis Park, Coryn Rivera
1st Giro della Montagna, Coryn Rivera
1st Gateway Cup, Hannah Barnes
1st TD Bank Mayor's Cup, Coryn Rivera
2015
1st Milton Track Championships (Team Pursuit), Laura Brown
1st Gran Prix San Luis Femenino, Hannah Barnes
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Tour Femenino de San Luis, Katie Hall
1st Jersey yellow.svg Young rider classification, Hannah Barnes
1st Stages 1 & 2, Hannah Barnes
1st Stage 5, Katie Hall
1st Sunny King Criterium, Hannah Barnes
1st Novant Health Invitational Criterium, Hannah Barnes
1st Stage 3 Joe Martin Stage Race p/b Nature Valley, Coryn Rivera
1st Stage 1 Tour of California, Katie Hall
1st Stage 5 Women's Tour, Hannah Barnes
1st Stage 5 Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Coryn Rivera
1st Stage 6 Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Katie Hall
2016
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Tour Femenino de San Luis, Katie Hall
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains Classification, Katie Hall
1st Stage 5, Katie Hall
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Joe Martin Stage Race, Coryn Rivera
1st Stage 1 (ITT), Linda Villumsen
1st Stage 2, Coryn Rivera
2017
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Joe Martin Stage Race, Ruth Winder
1st Jersey white.svg Youth classification, Janelle Cole
1st Stages 1 (ITT), & 4, Ruth Winder
1st Jersey red.svg Overall Tour of the Gila, Tayler Wiles
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification, Katie Hall
1st Jersey white.svg Youth classification, Ruth Winder
1st Team classification
1st Stages 1 & 5, Katie Hall
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Redlands Bicycle Classic, Ruth Winder
1st Stage 2, Katie Hall
1st Stage 5, Ruth Winder
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Tour of California, Katie Hall
1st Teams classification
1st Stage 2, Katie Hall
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Ruth Winder
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification, Ruth Winder
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification, Tayler Wiles
1st Team classification
1st Stages 1 & 2, Ruth Winder
1st Jersey black.svg Mountains classification Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Tayler Wiles
MaillotVolta.png Active Rider Classification Stage 2, Tayler Wiles
1st Stage 5, Tayler Wiles

World & National Champions[edit]

2014
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Road Race, Rushlee Buchanan
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Time Trial, Alison Powers
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Road Race, Alison Powers
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Criterium, Coryn Rivera
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Criterium, Rushlee Buchanan
2015
MaillotCan.PNG Canada Track (Team Pursuit), Laura Brown
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Road Race, Linda Villumsen
MaillotMundialCrono.PNG World Time Trial, Linda Villumsen
2016
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Time Trial, Rushlee Buchanan
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Road Race, Rushlee Buchanan
MaillotUSA.PNG USA Criterium, Lauren Tamayo
MaillotReinoUnido.PNG British Time Trial, Hayley Simmonds
2017
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Road Race, Rushlee Buchanan
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Track (Team Pursuit), Rushlee Buchanan
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Track (Points Race), Rushlee Buchanan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Season - UCI Women's Teams".