USA Softball JO Cup Team Preview: GA Power 04 Tuñón

Feb. 11, 2020, 3:39 p.m. (ET)

As we near the start of the 2020 USA Softball Junior Olympic (JO) Cup, we're highlighting some of the teams who will take the fields in Spartanburg, S.C.

Meet GA Power 04 Tuñón, a team based out of Woodstock, Georgia competing in the 16-Under division. Head Coach José Tuñón breaks down what you can expect to see from his team. 

Team: GA Power 04 Tuñón

Hometown: Woodstock, Ga.

Previous JO Cup Experience: First-time JO Cup participant

Head Coach: José Tuñón

Website: gapowerfastpitch.com

Twitter: @gapowertunon

Facebook: Facebook.com/GAPowerTunon/

 

 

How long the team has been together: "4 years, founded in 2016."

Noteworthy events and recent tournaments: Triple Crown Nationals, Atlanta Legacy, Champions Showcase

Returning players from 2019: 15

What are some of the strengths your team will bring this season: "Our team chemistry is our biggest strength, the girls complete each other's sentences and have a strong bond and love for the game. We have competition at every position and they push each other to be the best."

What is a primary focus your team has as you prepare for the 2020 JO Cup: "Our primary focus is to continue developing our team chemistry and improve on our fundamentals. With a group that has been together for a long time, as coaches we are trying to stretch their learning and softball acumen to make them better players. The rest will take care of itself if we play hard and care for each other."

What are some of the benefits of playing with USA Softball and at the JO Cup: "We enjoy playing USA Softball because we like to support our sports governing body, the quality of teams the JO Cup continues to bring to the tournament makes it a no brainer to continue supporting the organization. Keeping the tournament at such an amazing facility like Tyger River in Spartanburg made it an easy decision to bring our 16U team and enjoy the event and competition."