USA Women to Compete at 2007 Japan Cup
Amateur Softball Association (ASA) announced today that the USA Women’s
National Team is back in action tomorrow after a stellar summer season that saw
the team take home three gold medals. The USA National Team returns to the
Japan Cup in
Japan opening up play tomorrow with
China at 3:30
p.m. local time.
was selected at the selection camp in September and will be the team that
to defend the
State’s three gold
medals. At the Japan Cup, they will compete against
before the Medal game on Sun. 18.
has a 10-2 record with two gold medals at the Japan Cup. The team finished in
silver in 2005 against host team
returns all members of the 2007 World Cup Championship team along with the
addition of Stacey Nuveman and Lisa Fernandez. The team is again led by Head
Coach Mike Candrea who will coach his second Olympic team in 2008.This will be
the final International competition before the team kicks off its Bound 4
Beijing Tour on Feb. 19 against 2007 National Champion Arizona Wildcats.