Arizona State softball catcher Amber Freeman was named to the USA Softball Women's National Team on Friday morning as announced by the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball. Freeman will begin play at the World Cup of Softball on July 11 in OKC.
Amber Freeman was invited to the three-day selection camp in early June and made the 18-person roster on June 14. She will compete in three separate events in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Freeman has already played at the national level as a member of the 2010-11 USA Softball Junior Women's National Team; she played with Dallas Escobedo and took home a Gold Medal in Cape Town, South Africa, in the ISF Junior Women's World Championship.
Team USA Schedule
July 11-14 World Cup of Softball, Oklahoma City, United States
July 16-22 Canadian Open Fast Pitch International Championship, Surrey, B.C., Canada
August 5-18 International Softball Federations (ISF) Women's World Championship/Pan American Games qualifier, San Juan, Puerto Rico
The National Team will be coached by Ken Eriksen (USF), Laura Berg (Oregon State), Suzy Brazney (Golden West College), Howard Dobson (LSU), Karen Weekly (Tennessee) and Mike White (Oregon).
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