Patrick Mendes and Josh Gilbert, were tested positive for forbidden substances.
Here is his official statement:
The first was from an out of competition (OOC) blood test performed February 7th. Pat Mendes tested positive for elevated levels of Human Growth Hormone (HGH).
The second was an in competition (IC) test performed at the 2012 US Senior Nationals. Josh Gilbert tested positive for Furosemide (diuretic) [used to mask steroid use].
Pat Mendes gets 2 year sanction.
Pat Mendes & Josh Gilbert Sanctioned for Doping is a post by Gregor Winter from All Things Gym.