Martin Places 7th

Open AfricanTunis, Tunisia - Athletes from the Jason Morris Judo Center started out 2015 at the Tunisia World Cup. Burnt Hills High School graduate, Hannah Martin (26) was back after a 4 month layoff due to a knee injury placed 7th in 63kg losing only to the eventual Silver and Bronze medalists. Martin also represents the New York Athletic Club (NYAC). Brad Bolen (26) started with a tough draw as he was defeated in his first round by eventual 66kg champ, Kilian Le Blouch (France). Bolen is also a member of the NYAC. Ashley Hejlik (28) suffered the same fate as Bolen as she lost her opening match to eventual 48kg bronze medalist, Reka Pupp (Hungary). "Some difficult draws for the kids, but a tremendous learning experience for them" Coach and 4x Olympian, Jason Morris said. "They picked up some important info as to where they are and what they need to improve upon" Morris added.

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