June 13, 2012
ASHLAND, Ohio - The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America announced the final roster for the 2012 USA Softball Women's National Team and the USA Elite team after attendees competed in selection camp for a spot on the rosters.
Katelyn Boyd, Elizabeth Caporuscio and Dallas Escobedo were among 20 student-athletes who were invited to attend the selection camp, which was held in Ashland, Ohio earlier this week. The trio were named to the USA Elite team at the conclusion of the camp.
USA Elite will participate in a series of exhibition games over the course of the next six days in Summersville, W.Va. (June 14) and in Ashland, Ohio (June 18). General Admission tickets are $15, VIP are $20 and Premium are $25, buy your tickets to the games here.
Team USA just crossed into West Virginia. We'll be in Summersville soon! Who's coming to the exhibition games? #eagles-- ASA and USA Softball (@ASAUSASoftball) June 13, 2012
USA Elite Team
Lexy Bennett (Kingwood, Texas/Texas 2012)
Katelyn Boyd (Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona State 2012)
Elizabeth Caporuscio (Lake Arrowhead, Calif./Arizona State sophomore)
Lauren Chamberlain (Trabuco Canyon, Calif./Oklahoma sophomore)
Dallas Escobedo (Glendale, Ariz./Arizona State junior)
Rebecca Gamby (Mount Victory, Ohio/Marshall 2012)
Jolene Henderson (Elk Grove, Calif./California senior)
Taylor Hoagland (Flower Mound, Texas/Texas senior)
Destinee Martinez (Corona, Calif./Oklahoma junior)
Meagan May (Spring, Texas/Texas A&M senior)
Sara Nevins (Pinellas Park, Fla./South Florida junior)
Ellen Renfroe (Jackson, Tenn./Tennessee junior)
Janine Richardson (Auburndale, Fla./South Florida 2012)
Madison Shipman (Valencia, Calif./Tennessee junior)
Lindsey Ziegenhirt (Elk Grove, Calif./California senior)
The USA Women's National team will compete in six different events in the United States and Canada. Fans in the United States will get four opportunities to see the team in action with two exhibition stops scheduled as well as the Title IX 40th Anniversary Celebration Game against Canada on June 23 and the World Cup of Softball VII presented by Lumber Liquidators, June 27- July 2, in Oklahoma City.
For ticket information on the Title IX Game and World Cup VII as well as the tour stops in Summersville, W. Va. and Ashland, Ohio, click here.
USA Softball Women's National Team
Valerie Arioto (Pleasanton, Calif./Cal senior)
Amanda Chidester (Allen Park, Mich./Michigan 2012)
Kaitlin Cochran (Yorba Linda, Calif./Arizona State 2009)
Sam Fischer (Simi Valley, Calif./Loyola Marymount 2012)
Lauren Gibson (Pasadena, Md./Tennessee junior)
Ashley Holcombe (Fayetteville, Ga./Alabama 2009)
Molly Johnson (Tucson, Ariz./Kentucky 2010)
Stacy May-Johnson (Reno, Nev./Iowa 2006)
Jenae Leles (Sacramento, Calif./Arizona 2009)
Michelle Moultrie (Jacksonville, Fla./Florida senior)
Christi Orgeron (New Orleans, La./Louisiana 2012)
Keilani Ricketts (San Jose, Calif./Oklahoma junior)
Jessica Shults (Valencia, Calif./Oklahoma senior)
Jordan Taylor (Valencia, Calif./Michigan 2011)
Rhea Taylor (Buford, Ga./Missouri 2011)
Chelsea Thomas (Pleasantville, Iowa/Missouri junior)
Jackie Traina (Naples, Fla./Alabama junior)
Following the World Cup, the Women's National Team is slated to compete July 4-9 at the Canadian Open Fast Pitch International Championship in Surrey, B.C., Canada, and July 13-22 at the International Softball Federation (ISF) Women's World Championship in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.