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20070521 USA Softball Announces Invitees for Selection Camp
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Release: 05/21/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">OKLAHOMA CITY</B></st1:place></st1:City> ? USA Softball announced today the list of invitees for the 2007 USA Softball Women&rsquo;s National Team selection camp.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>The list includes three current <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> players and five former Wildcat stars.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"> <TABLE height=181 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=127 align=left border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR> <TD><IMG id=SCALEPHOTO alt="" src="http://www.nmnathletics.com.edgesuite.net/pics16/160/RE/REFIMIPFLBYTVXQ.20061121200443.jpg"></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>Callista Balko</TD></TR> <P></P></P></TABLE>Junior catcher <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=77413"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=77413">Callista Balko</A></A>, senior shortstop <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47508"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47508">Kristie Fox</A></A> and senior outfielder <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47539"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47539">Caitlin Lowe</A></A> comprise the trio of current Wildcats invited, while 2004 gold medalists Jennie Finch and Lovie Jung will be joined by <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47512"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47512">Alicia Hollowell</A>, Toni Mascarenas</A> and Mackenzie Vandergeest as former <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> standouts asked to attend the camp.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> head coach <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47531"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47531">Mike Candrea</A></A>, who led the 2004 US Women&rsquo;s National Team to an Olympic gold medal in <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Athens</st1:place></st1:City>, will lead the staff of coaches throughout the selection process and this summer&rsquo;s tournaments. <TABLE height=181 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=126 align=right border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR> <TD><IMG id=SCALEPHOTO alt="" src="http://www.nmnathletics.com.edgesuite.net/pics17/160/FD/FDCSTTJILIUEJRW.20060922210134.jpg"></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>Caitlin Lowe</TD></TR> <P></P></P></TABLE></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">The camp will be held June 11-15 at the Olympic Training Center in <st1:City w:st="on">Chula Vista</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State>, and will be used to select the 2007 USA Softball Women&rsquo;s National Team that will compete in the KFC World Cup of Softball, July 12-16 in <st1:City w:st="on">Oklahoma City</st1:City> and the Pan American Games, July 20-30, in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Rio de Janeiro</st1:City>, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Brazil</st1:country-region></st1:place>.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">USA Softball will be looking to defend its World Cup title from 2006 and capture its sixth consecutive Pan American Games gold medal in <st1:place w:st="on">Rio</st1:place>. The USA Women&rsquo;s National Team will also compete in the Canada Cup, June 28-July 8, in Surrey, B.C., <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Canada</st1:place></st1:country-region>. The USA Women&rsquo;s National Team has not competed in the Canada Cup since 2003.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"> <TABLE height=181 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=127 align=left border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR> <TD><IMG id=SCALEPHOTO alt="" src="http://www.nmnathletics.com.edgesuite.net/pics14/160/CD/CDSOHCQRJDXIFZP.20061121200546.jpg"></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>Kristie Fox</TD></TR> <P></P></P></TABLE>A total of 37 players have been selected to attend the Women&rsquo;s National Team Camp including the 22 member National Training Team selected back in September of 2006. The invitees for the USA Softball Women&rsquo;s National Team Selection Camp are listed below:</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"> </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Monica Abbott (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Salinas</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=77413"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=77413">Callista Balko</A></A> (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Tucson</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Ariz.</st1:State></st1:place>)<o:p></o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Laura Berg (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Santa Fe Springs</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Katie Burkhart (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">San Luis Obispo</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Crystl Bustos (Canyon Country, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Calif.</st1:place></st1:State>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Kristen Butler (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Orlando</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Fla.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Gina Carbonatto (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Lake Stevens</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Wash.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:country-region w:st="on">India</st1:country-region> <st1:country-region w:st="on">Chiles</st1:country-region> (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Louisville</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Ky.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Kaitlin Cochran (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Yorba Linda</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:City w:st="on">Garland</st1:City> Cooper (Mission Viejo, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Calif.</st1:place></st1:State>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Andrea Duran (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Selma</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">*Jennie Finch (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">La Mirada</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)<o:p></o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Lisa Fernandez (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Long Beach</st1:City> <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Tairia Flowers (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Tucson</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Ariz.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47508"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47508">Kristie Fox</A></A> (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">San Diego</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)<o:p></o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Amanda Freed (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Cypress</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Vicky Galindo (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Union City</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">*<A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47512"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47512">Alicia Hollowell</A></A> (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Suisun</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)<o:p></o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">*Lovieanne Jung (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Fountain Valley</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)<o:p></o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Kelly Kretschman (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Indian Harbour Beach</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Fla.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Lauren Lappin (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Anaheim</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Jodie Legaspi (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Garden Grove</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">*<A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47539"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47539">Caitlin Lowe</A></A> (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Tustin</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)<o:p></o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><STRONG>Toni Mascarenas (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Garden Grove</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</STRONG></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Jessica Mendoza (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Camarillo</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Cat Osterman (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Houston</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Texas</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Sarah Pauly (<st1:City w:st="on">Phoenix</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Ariz.</st1:place></st1:State>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Samantha Ricketts (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">San Jose</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Jennie Ritter (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Dexter</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Mich.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Lindsay Schutzler (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Monterey</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Jamie Southern (<st1:City w:st="on">Clovis</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Calif.</st1:place></st1:State>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Kristina Thorson (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Lake Forest Park</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Wash.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Jenny Topping (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Whittier</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Mackenzie Vandergeest (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Thousand Oaks</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)<o:p></o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">*Natasha Watley (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Irvine</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Calif.</st1:State></st1:place>)<BR>Tammy Williams (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Roscoe</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Mo.</st1:State></st1:place>)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Megan Willis (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Chandler</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Ariz.</st1:State></st1:place>)<BR><BR>*Member of the 2006-07 National Training Team</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Coaches for the 2007 USA Softball Women's National team are <B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Head Coach <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47531"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=47531">Mike Candrea</A></A></B> (Casa Grande, Ariz.) from the University of Arizona, Assistant Coach Chuck D&rsquo;Arcy (Sacramento, Calif.), Assistant Coach Karen Johns (Charlottesville, Va.) from the University of Virginia and Assistant Coach John Rittman, (Stanford, CA) from Stanford University. </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Other coaches who will be attending the Women&rsquo;s National Team Selection Camp are Carol Hutchins (<st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Michigan</st1:PlaceName>), Mike Larabee (<st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Wright</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType>), Mark Lumley (<st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Baylor</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType>), Scott Whitlock (<st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Kennesaw</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType>) and Teresa Wilson (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Texas</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Tech</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>).<BR style="mso-special-character: line-break"><BR style="mso-special-character: line-break"></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>-- 30 --</P>
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