2003 Team rosters
Team Diet Rite
The Diet Rite Women's Cycling team has announced an almost-unchanged roster for 2003, the second year of the team's existence.
US National criterium champion Tina Mayolo-Pic returns to the team, aiming to defend her 2002 title and once again capitalize on the sprinting talent she showed when she wonin Merced and Florida at the beginning and ends of last season.
Also returning for 2003 are Kori Kelly and Kerry Soraci-Schmatz both of Colorado, and Canadian Cybil DiGuistini and New Zealander Joanne Kiesanowski.
The team's sole new addition for 2003 is New Zealander Tania Duff-Miller who made the podium at last year's Tour of Somerville and San Rafael Grand Prix.
The team will once again be directed by former Canadian national champion Al Boucher, who said of the 2003 line-up, "We were able to retain our really strong components from last year as well as adding Tania Duff-Miller to our line-up. She was a bit of a thorn in our side in finishes last season, and having her with us this year should prove to be an invaluable asset."
Boucher said the team plans to spend a little less time traveling in 2003, with a "more focused" program aimed at "winning the NRC overall, defending our National Champion status, and once again qualifying our team members for the World Championships."