February2014

ASA/USA Softball names athletes to the 2014 USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch National Team

February 6, 2014

Oklahoma City, OK


 

ASA/USA Softball names athletes to the 2014 USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch National Team

 

OKLAHOMA CITY — Ten athletes have been named to the 2014 USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch National Team, the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today. An additional seven athletes plus alternates will be named to the squad in August following the conclusion of the National Team Selection Camp in early August. The USA Men's Fast Pitch National Team will compete at the IX Pan American Games/International Softball Federation (ISF) World Championship qualifier event in Parana, Argentina, October 19 – November 3.

 

Click here to see the 10 athletes named to the roster

 

All 10 athletes named to the roster competed with the USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch National Team at an international event in Altamonte Springs, Fla. in January. The remaining seven athletes plus alternates will be named to the roster on August 8, following the ASA/USA Softball Men’s National Team selection camp which will be held in South Bend, Ind. following the ASA Men’s Major National Championship July 31 – August 3. Invitations to the selection camp will be issued in early July.

 

In addition to the IX Pan American Games qualifier, the 2014 USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch National Team will compete in a Labor Day tournament in Elkland, Pa. August 29 – September 1 as well as attend a training event September 26 – 28 in preparation for Octobers qualifying tournament.

 

For more information on the USA Softball Men’s Fast Pitch National Team and to follow their events throughout the year, visit www.USASoftball.com.

 

About ASA
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 200,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/.
 
About USA Softball
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to 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 six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com/.

 

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Steven Embree | ASA/USA Softball

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
2801 NE 50th | Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Work: 405-425-3422 | Cell: 405-207-1004
E-mail: sembree@softball.org | Web: www.usasoftball.com

 

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