Former Tacoma resident Ashley Wagner finished second in voting for the U.S. Olympic Committee’s female athlete of the month award, the USOC announced this morning.
Wagner, 20, recently won the U.S. National Figure Skating Championship.
Wagner, now living in Virginia, finished second to U.S. soccer player Abby Wambach for the USOC’s January honor. Snowboarder Shaun White won the men’s award and the U.S. women’s soccer team won the team award.
Wagner spoke with The News Tribune during the 2010 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Spokane, where she narrowly missed a spot on the Winter Olympic team.
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