Lowe and Hollowell join former Wildcats Jennie Finch and Love Jung on the squad, coached by UA's Mike Candrea.
USA Softball announced the roster for the team that will attempt to win an unprecedented sixth consecutive gold medal at the ISF event in
Thirty of the nation's top female softball players participated in the Women’s National Team Selection camp last week (June 13-15) in
Eleven members of the gold medal team from the 2004 Olympic Games remain on the club -- Laura Berg, Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; Crystl Bustos, Canyon Country, Calif.; Jennie Finch, La Mirada, Calif.; Tairia Flowers, Tucson, Ariz.; Stacey Nuveman, La Verne, Calif.; Amanda Freed, Cypress, Calif.; Lovie Jung, Fountain Valley, Calif.; Jessica Mendoza, Camarillo, Calif.; Cat Osterman, Houston, Texas; Jenny Topping, Whittier, Calif.; and Natasha Watley, Irvine, Calif.
The roster also includes Monica Abbott of Salinas, Calif.; Andrea Duran of Selma, Calif.; Vicky Galindo of Union City, Calif.; Hollowell, of Suisun, Calif.; Lowe, from Tustin, Calif.; and Jamie Southern of Clovis, Calif.
The Women's National Team will compete for the II World Cup of Softball presented by Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes in
USA Softball Women’s National Teams have been among the most dominating of any sports team in history. The
The USA Softball Women’s National Team won the first Olympic gold medal in the sport’s history during the 1996 Olympic Games in
Over thirty of the nation's top collegiate players participated in a selection camp for the team, June 8-11, in Chula Vista, Calif., and now 17 players move on to represent the U.S. this summer.
Callista Balko (Tucson, Ariz., Arizona); Tina Boutelle (Katy, Texas, Texas); Courtney Bures (Haymarket, Va., Mississippi State); Katie Burkhart (San Luis Obispo, Ariz., Arizona State); Christina Clark (Santa Ana, Calif., Fresno State); Kaitlin Cochran (Yorba Linda, Calif., Arizona State); Norrelle Dickson (Orange, Calif., Oklahoma); Sarah Fekete (Maryville, Tenn., Tennessee); Samantha Findlay (Lockport, Ill., Michigan); Kristie Fox (San Diego, Calif., Arizona); Lauren Lappin (Anaheim, Calif., Stanford); Brianne McGowan (Reno, Nev., Oregon State); Cambria Miranda (Camarillo, Calif., Oregon State); Jackie Rinehart (Reno, Nev., Stanford); Jennie Ritter (Dexter, Mich., Michigan); Lindsay Schutzler (Monterey, Calif., Tennessee) and Angela Tincher (Eagle Rock, Va., Virginia Tech) will represent the U.S. at the Championship.
The World University Team will be coached by Head Coach Carol Hutchins, Assistant Coach Mike Larabee (Head Coach at Wright State), Assistant Coach Mark Lumley (Assistant Coach at Baylor) and Assistant Coach Jay Miller (Head Coach at Mississippi State).