Additional athletes accept invitation to USA Softball Womens National Team Selection Camp
CITY – The Amateur Softball Association
(ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today four athletes who will join
the already released list of athletes who have accepted an invitation to the
2014 USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Camp scheduled for June 9-12.
Additionally, the selection camp location has been determined and will be held
on the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
athletes attending USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Camp
Aldrete (Monterey, Calif./Tennessee Freshman)
Goodacre (Temecula, Calif./Arizona Junior)
Romero (Murrieta, Calif./Michigan Sophomore)
Wilson (Santa Ana, Calif./Arizona Junior)
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of the athletes who have received an invitation to tryout for the Women’s
will vie for 17 spots on the 2014 USA Softball Women’s World Championship team
roster that will compete for the International Softball Federation (ISF) World
Championship in Haarlem, Netherlands this August. In addition, Team USA will
compete in the ninth World Cup of Softball which moves west to Irvine, Calif.
the five-day selection process athletes will participate in position drills as
well as simulated games and be evaluated by the Women’s National Team Selection
Committee (WNTSC). Following camp, athletes will begin a three-city tour of
exhibition games in which they will be further evaluated.
June 22 -
Women's National Team Roster Announced
athletes may be invited to USA Softball Women’s National Team selection camp at
a later date.
selected, the 17 athletes who make up the 2014 USA Softball Women’s World
Championship team will compete in six different events throughout United States, Canada, Italy and the Netherlands.
Fans in the United States will get three opportunities to see Team USA with two
exhibition stops, Morgantown, W.V on July 3 and Waldorf, Md. on July 29, as
well as the World Cup of Softball IX in Irvine, Calif. July 7-13.
the World Cup, Team USA will travel internationally to compete in the Canadian
Open Fast Pitch International Championship
July 14-21 in Surrey, B.C., Canada, Italian Softball Week August 6-10 in
Azzano, Italy and the ISF Women’s World Championship in Haarlem, Netherlands
August 12-24 where they’ll look to improve on a silver medal finish from the
previous World Championship.
updates on the USA Softball Women’s National Team and events throughout the
2014 season visit www.USASoftball.com.
in Plant City, Florida (USA), the ISF is a member of the World Baseball
Softball Confederation (WBSC), the world governing body for the sport
which is recognized by the International Olympic Committee and
SportAccord (formerly the General Association of International Sports
Federations). Softball (women’s fast pitch) made its Olympic debut at the 1996
Games in Atlanta. There are 127 affiliated countries in the ISF and millions of
participants in the sport worldwide.
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing
Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic
Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations
and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local
associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to
over 165,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2.5 million.
For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/.
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the
USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs
together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting
these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic
competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of the only two women’s
sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold
medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine World
Championship titles including the last seven consecutive as well as claimed six
World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please