USA U18 National Team Set To Compete In WBSC Women's Softball World Cup
Dec 5, 2021LIMA, Peru –– Following a gold medal finish at the 2021 Junior Pan American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, the USA Softball U-18 Women’s National Team (WNT) has arrived in Lima, Peru for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup. Held Dec. 6-12 at Villa Maria del Triunfo Softball Stadium, the Red, White and Blue will look to claim a fourth-consecutive WBSC Junior Women’s World Championship title, having won the previous three World Championships in 2015, 2017 and 2019.
U18 Women's National Team Claims Junior Pan Am Championship Over Mexico
Dec 2, 2021BARRANQUILLA, Colombia –– After recording a 10-0 (four innings) run-rule victory over No. 4 Mexico and finishing the tournament with an undefeated 6-0 record, the USA Softball U-18 Women’s National Team (WNT) claimed the gold medal at the 2021 Junior Pan American Games. Valerie Cagle (Yorktown, Pa.) led the charge tonight, tossing a perfect game while striking out eight of the 12 batters she faced. The U.S. offense combined for 11 hits with Olivia Johnson (Pearland, Texas) going 3-for-3 and Erin Coffel (Bremen, Ind.) and Violet Zavodnik (Murrieta, Calif.) each accounting for two hits apiece, including a long ball from Zavodnik to keep the U.S. home run streak alive at six games.
USA Softball Announces Exhibition Games For U.S. Women's National Team
Mar 4, 2021OKLAHOMA CITY – With less than five months until the Tokyo Olympic Games, USA Softball has added four exhibition contests for the U.S. Women’s National Team (WNT) in addition to the previously-announced three-game series against world-ranked No. 5 Mexico (March 8-10).
New Olympic Softball Schedule Announced For Tokyo 2021 Games
Jul 17, 2020Softball will have the honor of being the first event to take place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year after the Organizing Committee unveiled today the details of the updated Olympic softball competition schedule following the unprecedented postponement of the Summer Games to 2021 as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rising Star: 2022 Oklahoma State-Commit Haidyn Sokoloski
May 27, 2020Haidyn Sokoloski was nine years old when she hit her first home run, a high fly ball that just managed to clear the fence on a field designed more for baseball than softball. That was seven years ago, but she remembers the scene like it was yesterday.
Rising Star: Oklahoma Bound Shortstop Avery Hodge
May 21, 2020Last fall couldn’t have ended better for Avery Hodge. After nearly capturing the PGF Premier Nationals 16U title with Texas Bombers-Jones last summer, the left-handed-hitting shortstop was selected to represent Team USA at the U-17 Women’s Pan American Championship.
Canada Will Not Send Athletes To 2020 Summer Olympics Games Due To COVID-19
Mar 23, 2020TORONTO (March 22, 2020) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government of Canada, have made the difficult decision to not send Canadian teams to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020.
MLB Announced As Presenting Sponsor Of USA Softball "Stand Beside Her Tour"
Jan 23, 2020OKLAHOMA CITY – USA Softball is proud to announce that Major League Baseball (MLB) has stepped up to the plate as the presenting sponsor of the “Stand Beside Her” tour. As the presenting sponsor of the “Stand Beside Her” tour, MLB proudly stands alongside members of the 2020 USA Softball Women’s National Team (WNT) as they embark on a nation-wide tour that will hit over 35 cities as the team prepares for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with training and exhibition contests.
2020 Canada Softball Women's National Team Athlete Pool Announced
Nov 20, 2019Ottawa, Ont. – Softball Canada is pleased to announce the twenty-one (21) athletes who have been named to the Women’s National Team Athlete Pool for the 2020 season. These athletes are currently training full time and will compete at various events leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games. The full competition schedule will be announced at a later date.
USA U19 WNT Walk Off Win Over Japan Marks Third Straight World Cup Title
Aug 18, 2019IRVINE, California – The U-19 Women’s National Team (WNT) defeated Japan 4-3 in walk-off fashion to win the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup. With the win, Team USA became the first team in history to win three consecutive U-19 World Cup Titles and has seven titles overall.