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Additional athletes accept invitation to 2016 USA Softball Womens National Team Selection Camp

November 30, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today an addition of athletes who have accepted an invitation to attend the 2016 USA Softball Women's National Team (WNT) Selection Camp. Slated to be held January 2-7, 2016 at Bill Barber Park in Irvine, Calif.


Additional athletes accept invitation to 2016 USA Softball Women's
National Team Selection Camp


OKLAHOMA CITY - The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and
USA Softball announced today an addition of athletes who have accepted
an invitation to attend the 2016 USA Softball Women's National Team
(WNT) Selection Camp. Slated to be held January 2-7, 2016 at Bill
Barber Park in Irvine, Calif., those athletes who accepted an invitation
to try out will vie for 17 spots on the 2016 USA Softball WNT roster
that will compete at the World Cup of Softball XI, the XV World Baseball
Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women's World Championship in Surrey,
B.C., Canada and the Japan Cup.



Click here to see the list of additional invitations for the 2016 WNT
Selection Camp
<http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball/News/2015/November/30/Additional-invites-sent-for-WNT-Selection-Camp >



The additional invites will join the 32 athletes
<http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball/Team-USA/Women > who have already
accepted their invitation to attend the 2016 WNT Selection Camp.
Additional athletes may be invited to the USA Softball WNT Selection
Camp at a later date. During the selection process, athletes will
participate in position drills as well as simulated games and be
evaluated by the Women's National Team Selection Committee (WNTSC). The
complete 2016 schedule for the WNT, including exhibition games, will be
announced at a later date.



For updates on the USA Softball Women's National Team and events
throughout the 2016 season visit www.ASAUSASoftball.com.



About ASA/USA Softball
Founded in 1933, the Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball is
the National Governing Body Softball in the United States and a member
of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation's largest
sports organizations, ASA/USA Softball sanctions competition in every
state through a network of 71 local associations and has grown from a
few hundred teams in the early days to over 165,000 teams today,
representing a membership of more than 2.5 million. ASA/USA is
responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball
National Teams that compete in international and domestic competitions.
The USA Softball Women's National Team is one of only two women's sports
involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold
medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won
nine World Championship titles as well as claimed eight World Cup of
Softball titles. For more information about ASA/USA Softball, please
visit http://www.asausasoftball.com.







Codi Warren I Managing Director of Communications

Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111
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