July 10, 2012
TEMPE, Ariz. - A look at the Arizona State softball alumni in the professional rankings including Team USA Softball and the National Pro Fastpitch league.
Kaitlin Cochran, Team USA Softball, USA Bio
USA Softball on Kaitlin Cochran: The Power of Discipline
Cochran helped USA to a second-place finish in the Canadian Open Championship on July 9 in Surrey, British Columbia. Was selected to the Canadian Open Fastpitch International All-Star Team after going 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI in the outing.
Cochran helped the USA Softball Women's National team capture its sixth World Cup title on July 2. The national team will now trek to Whitehorse, Yukon to play in the ISF Women's World Championship from July 13-22. Purchase tickets here.
National Pro Fastpitch
Hillary Bach, Akron Racers, Racers Bio
Bach has had a great series by picking up 2 wins this past weekend including a full 7 innings pitched on Saturday. She is currently split with 3 wins and 3 losses on the season and we look forward to seeing her more in the circle.
Katie Burkhart, Carolina Diamonds, Diamonds Bio
On June 29, Burkhart helped her Diamonds to a 5-4 win over the racers in a 9-inning standoff, and on July 2nd she contributed 10 strikeouts to walk away with the 9-1 victory over the Racers, winning the Boombah Player of the Game honors. Out of her last 3 games shes walked away with 2 wins.
Kaylyn Castillo, Akron Racers, Racers Bio
On Friday, June 29, she had 3 hits on 5 at-bats with a run scored and an RBI.