Thirty hopeful players are in Florida this week, for the USA National Team Selection trials, vying for a spot on the 2019 USA National team, which will compete at the 2019 WBSC World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic, and Lima, Peru, at the Pan American Games.
The list includes the following players:
- Tyler Bouley, Champlin, Minn.
- Kevin Castillo, Long Beach, Calif.
- Ryker Zane Chason, Alma, Ga.
- Jenner Christiansen, Hayward, Calif.
- Joel Cooley, St. Paul, Minn.
- Yusef Davis, Long Beach, Calif.
- Tyler Dudley, Battle Creek, Mich.
- Jon Gwizdala, Bay City, Mich.
- Peyton Hall, Prairie du Chien, Wis.
- BJ Hunhoff, Harrisburg, S.D
- Justin Krenzke, Freeland, Mich.
- Jeff Lewis, Amboy, Minn.
- Michael Lewis, Amboy, Minn.
- Jonathan Lynch, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
- Tony Mancha, Las Cruces, N.M.
- Jeremy Manley, Athens, Ohio
- Blaine Milheim, Eaton Rapids, Mich.
- Nick Mullins, Toms River, N.J.
- Travis Nevin, Indian River, Nova Scotia
- Jeff Nowacyzk, Midland, Mich.
- Erick Ochoa, Imperial, Calif.
- Matt Palazzo, Pleasant Hill, Iowa
- Matt Ratliff, American Fork, Utah
- Bobby Rosthenhausler, Tucson, Ariz.
- Gil Saenz, Denver, Colo.
- Cameron Schiller, Prescott, Ariz.
- Zac Shaw, Bates City, Mo.
- Marcus Tan, Union City, Calif.
- Chase Turner, San Jose, Calif.
- Duane Weiler, Bedford, PA
Click here to visit the official USA Softball team page, including photos of the players listed above.
In their last international competition, the USA won bronze medals at the Pan Ams in the Dominican Republic. (photo below, by USA Softball’s Katie Willis)