Name: Sis Bates
Position: Infield
Sport: Softball
Height: 5'4"
DOB: 2/24/1998
Birthplace: Calif.
Hometown: Ceres, Calif.
High School: Ceres High School
College: Washington - 2020
Team/Club: Firecrackers Rico
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 WBSC Junior Women's World Championship Gold Medalist; Hit .444 (12-27) with 12 runs scored and seven RBI
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 Pan American Championship gold medalist; Hit .500 (13-26) with one HR, nine RBI and 13 runs scored
  • World Cup of Softball XII participant; Hit .350 (7-20) with nine RBI and three runs scored
Personal: Wears No. 2...Parents are John and Michelle Bates...Personal motto: ...Three words that her friends would use to describe her would be goofy, caring and competitive...What non-softball sport would she like to try: basketball...On what it means to play for USA Softball: "It is such a great opportunity and I am beyond grateful."


2018: NCAA WCWS Runner-Up...NFCA First Team All-American...NFCA All-Pacific Region First Team...Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year...Top 25 Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year...First Team All-Pac 12... Pac-12 All-Defensive Team... Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.

2017: NFCA Freshman of the Year Finalist...NFCA All-Pacific Region Third Team...Pac-12 All-Freshman Team

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What does it mean for you to represent the United States of America: It is something that is so much bigger than myself. I feel super honored and grateful to have the opportunity to represent our country alongside these wonderful women.

What do you enjoy most about softball: The people. The relationships that I have been able to build throughout my softball journey has been the absolute best part.  

What is your favorite softball memory: Going to the Women's College World Series for the first time my freshman year.

Who were your softball role models growing up: Jenn Salling 

What is the best advice you've ever received: Keep it Simple. 

What is your personal motto: Keep it Simple and HAVE FUN!