5-4-2011 National Team Camp Invitees


Nine additional athletes accept invitations to USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Camp

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America announced today nine athletes who will join the already released 21 athletes who have accepted an invitation to the 2011 USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., June 12-17. Names of additional participants will be released upon acceptance of athletes.
The approximately 17 athletes selected to the USA Softball roster will compete in six different events in three countries. Fans in the United States will get four opportunities to see the team in action with three exhibition stops scheduled as well as the World Cup of Softball VI, July 21-25, in Oklahoma City. For ticket information on the World Cup as well as the tour stops in Plant City, Fla., Salem, Va. and
Bowie, Md., go to www.usasoftball.com.
The 2011 Women’s National Team will also seek the program’s eighth Pan American Championship title at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Oct. 17-23.

Below are the nine athletes who recently accepted the invitation to compete for a spot on the 2011 USA Softball Women’s National Team:

Megan Bush (Anaheim Hills, Calif./Florida)
Whitney Canion (Aledo, Texas/Baylor)
Brigette Del Ponte (Peoria, Ariz./Arizona)
Dallas Escobedo (Glendale, Ariz./Arizona State)
Andrea Harrison (Garden Grove, Calif./UCLA) 
Ashley Lane (Escondido, Calif./Michigan)
Stacey May (Reno, Nev./Iowa)
Jenna Rich (El Segundo, Calif./Stanford) 
Chelsea Thomas (Pleasantville, Iowa/Missouri)
Two previous announcements of participants were made on March 16 and April 6 with the final announcement to come on May 31. The previously announced participants are as follows:
Valerie Arioto (Pleasanton, Calif./California)
Ashley Holcombe-Bell (Fayetteville, Ga./Alabama)
Katelyn Boyd (Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona State)
Raven Chavanne (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Tennessee)
Kaitlin Cochran (Yorba Linda, Calif./Arizona State)
Kat Dotson (Savannah, Ga./Tennessee)
Taylor Hoagland (Flower Mound, Texas/Texas)
Molly Johnson (Tucson, Ariz./Kentucky)
Megan Langenfeld (Bakersfield, Calif./UCLA)
Whitney Larsen (Vestavia Hills, Ala./Alabama)
Jenae Leles (Sacramento, Calif./Arizona)
Blaire Luna (Austin, Texas/Texas)
Meagan May (Spring, Texas/Texas A&M)
Michelle Moultrie (Jacksonville, Fla./Florida)
Keilani Ricketts (San Jose, Calif./Oklahoma)
Brittany Schutte (Fountain Valley, Calif./Florida)
Jessica Shults (Valencia, Calif./Oklahoma)
Jordan Taylor (Valencia, Calif./Michigan)
Rhea Taylor (Buford, Ga./Missouri)
Niki Williams (Mission Viejo, Calif./Washington)
Shawna Wright (Lancaster, Calif./Washington)

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