USA Women Back on Top

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The U.S. softball team regained it’s No.1 status in the world, with a decisive 7-0 win over Japan at the XII ISF Women’s Softball World Championships in Caracas, Venezuela. This is the team’s seventh straight title.

Standout performances include outfielder Alissa Haber (Newark, Calif.) who hit seven doubles and a triple with 20 RBI.

On the mound, Cat Osterman (Houston, Texas) allowed eight hits, two walks and two earned runs while striking out 34. Monica Abbott (Salinas, Calif.), Eileen Canney (Paradise, Calif.) and Jennie Finch (La Mirada, Calif.) all went 2-0 in the tournament.

Players include: Chelsea Bramlett (Cordova, Tenn.); Ashley Charters (Beaverton, Ore.); Kaitlin Cochran (Yorba Linda, Calif.); Andrea Duran (Selma, Calif.); Vicky Galindo (Union City, Calif.); Ashley Hansen (Chandler, Ariz.);

Ashley Holcombe (Fayetteville, Ga.); Lauren Lappin (Anaheim, Calif.); Caitlin Lowe (Tustin, Calif.); Jessica Mendoza (Camarillo, Calif.); Natasha Watley (Irvine, Calif.); and Tammy Williams (Roscoe, Mo.).

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