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Freeman and Escobedo compete at ISF Junior Women's World Championship


December 01, 2011

Amber Freeman and Dallas Escobedoof the Sun Devil softball team will compete for the 2011 USA Softball Junior Women's National Team at the International Softball Federation Junior Women's World Championship in Cape Town, South Africa from Dec. 7-17.

Play begins for the pair when USA takes on Canada Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

"We are incredibly excited to start the tournament against one of the most competitive countries in our sport. To be the best, you have to play against the best," head coach Karen Johns said. "If our team wants to take home a Gold Medal from Cape Town, they have to be ready from the first pitch of the tournament through the last out in the Championship Game."

Freeman and Escobedo bring a wealth of experience to the roster - each is a Gold Medalist as a member of the Pan American Championship (18-Under) team from 2010.

Schedule of events:
Dec. 8, USA vs. Canada | 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 9, USA vs. China | 2:30 p.m.
Dec. 10, USA vs. New Zealand | 12:30 p.m.
Dec. 11, USA vs. South Africa | 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 12, USA vs. Botswana | 12:30 p.m.
Dec. 13, USA vs. Czech Republic | 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 14, USA vs. Puerto Rico | 2 p.m.
Dec. 15, Playoffs Dec. 16, Playoffs
Dec.17, Medal games

For more information on the Junior Women's National Team, roster and player biographies, team schedules and more click here.

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