USA Softball Mens National Fast Pitch Team to compete in Florida
CITY - The USA Softball Men’s National Team player pool will travel to
Altamonte Springs, Fla. next week to compete in a Men’s Fast Pitch
International tournament conducted by the International Sports Group Union
(ISGU), the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball
announced today. The USA Men are using the event as a player evaluation
opportunity. Twenty-five athletes will compete for Team USA and make up two
teams in the Florida tournament. From the 25 athletes, a final roster of 17
will be chosen later in the year to compete in an International Softball
Federation (ISF) World Championship and Pan American Games qualifying event to
be held in Parana, Argentina October 25-November 3, 2014.
here to see the event page on www.USASoftball.com
two USA teams will begin the 31-team tournament in Pools A and B. Pool play
games will take place on Thursday and Friday with teams then being seeded into
a single-elimination bracket scheduled to start on Saturday. The semifinals
will take place at 11 a.m. EST on Sunday with the Championship slated for 1 p.m.
EST. All games will take place at the Seminole Softball Complex and
Merrill Park in Altamonte Springs.
the 31 teams competing in this weekend’s tournament are international teams
from Argentina, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela, as well as other teams from
around the United States.
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25 athletes that will be competing for the USA Softball Men’s National Team in
stats, scores, photos and recaps can be found at www.USASoftball.com throughout the
event. Follow ASA/USA Softball on FB, www.facebook.com/ASAUSASoftball,
for in-game updates as well as on Twitter, www.twitter.com/ASAUSASoftball.