Aug. 13, 2018, 12:01 a.m. (ET)

 

Each week, TeamUSA.org recaps the performances of U.S. athletes through photos, showing where in the world Team USA athletes competed and how they performed. During the week of Aug. 6-12, the U.S. women's softball team qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games and won gold at the WBSC Softball World Cup; men's golfers competed in the PGA Championship and Brooks Koepka won the weekend; the U.S. men's wheelchair rugby team traveled to Sydney for the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships; tennis players battled in the Rogers Cup, and Sloane Stephens finished second; shotgun athletes competed in the Summer Selection Match to identify who will participate in the first two ISSF World Cups in 2019; USA swimmers battled in the 2019 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, and Summer Ross and Sara Hughes won their first tournament as a pair.


1) Keilani Ricketts @ Softball World Cup
Keilani Ricketts bats against South Africa at the WBSC Women's Softball World Championship on Aug. 7, 2018 in Chiba, Japan.

2) Members Of The U.S. Softball Team @ Softball World Cup
Sahvanna Jaquish #27 is celebrated by teammates Kasey Cooper #13 and Haylie McCleney #8 as she rounds the bases after a two-run home run against South Africa at the WBSC Women's Softball World Championship on Aug. 7, 2018 in Ichihara, Japan.

3) Caleb Paine @ Sailing World Championships
Caleb Paine sails in the men's finn at the Hempel Sailing World Championships on Aug. 7, 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark.

4) Patrick Reed @ PGA Championship
Patrick Reed putts at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8, 2018 in St. Louis.

5) Chad Cohn, Adam Scaturro @ World Championships
(L-R) Chad Cohn and Adam Scaturro celebrate at the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships on Aug, 8, 2018 in Sydney.
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6) Frances Tiafoe @ Rogers Cup
Frances Tiafoe serves at the Rogers Cup on Aug. 8, 2018 in Toronto.

7) Women's Trap Medalists @ Summer Selection Match
(L-R) Kim Rhode, Kayle Browning and Carey Garrison pose with their awards for women's trap at the Summer Selection Match on Aug. 8, 2018 in Kerrville, Texas.

8) Katie Ledecky @ Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
Katie Ledecky competes in the women's 800-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on Aug. 9, 2018 in Tokyo.

9) Rickie Fowler @ PGA Championship
Rickie Fowler plays a shot from the second tee at the PGA Championship on Aug. 9, 2018 in St. Louis.

10) Ryan Murphy @ Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
Ryan Murphy celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 100m backstroke at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on Aug.10, 2018 in Tokyo.

11) Monica Abbott @ Softball World Cup
Monica Abbott celebrates at the WBSC Women's Softball World Championship on Aug. 10, 2018 in Chiba, Japan.


12) Caeleb Dressel @ Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
Caeleb Dressel celebrates after winning the gold in the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on Aug. 11, 2018 in Tokyo.


13) Summer Ross, Sara Hughes @ FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour
(L-R) Summer Ross and Sara Hughes celebrate after winning gold at the four-star FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour on Aug. 12, 2018 in Moscow.

14) Sloane Stephens @ Rogers Cup
Sloane Stephens runs after the ball at the Rogers Cup on Aug. 12, 2018 in Montreal.

15) Members of USA Softball @ Softball World Cup
Members of U.S. women's softball team celebrate after defeating Japan in the World Championship Final at the WBSC Women's Softball World Championship on Aug. 12, 2018 in Chiba, Japan.

16) Brooks Koepka @ PGA Championship
Brooks Koepka poses with his trophy at the PGA Championship on Aug. 12, 2018 in St Louis.