As we near the start of the 2020 USA Softball GOLD National Championships, we're highlighting some of the teams who will take to the fields in Broken Arrow and Oklahoma City, Okla.
Meet the California Breeze – 16U Birch, a team competing in the 16-Under division. Based out of Sacramento, Head Coach Jennifer Birch breaks down what you can expect to see from her 2020 roster.
Team: California Breeze – 16U Birch
Home State: California
Head Coach: Jennifer Birch
Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: First-time GOLD Nationals Participant
What year was the team founded: “The team was originally founded in 2010.”
Returning players from 2019: 13
Noteworthy events and recent tournaments: “Metro Association Champions 3 consecutive years at 16U and 18U; Colorado 2019 Fireworks 16U Power Pool Champions.”
What is a primary focus your team has as you prepare for the 2020 GOLD National Championship: “Elite competition and championship play.”
What are some of the benefits of playing with USA Softball and at GOLD Nationals: “Elite competition and championship play.”