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Women's National Team


Schedule and Results

Date Opponent/Event Venue Location Time/Score (All times ET) Notes
June 10-12Women's National OpenNational Training ComplexCary, N.C.
Aug. 20-21Women's Development CampVilla Park High SchoolVilla Park, Calif.
Aug. 23-25Women's National Team TrialsCal State FullertonFullerton, Calif.
Aug. 26-30Women's National Team TrainingCal State FullertonFullerton, Calif.
Sept. 3-11WBSC Women's World CupGijang, South Korea

Roster

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2016 Women's National Team Trials Roster

# Name Position B/T DOB Hometown
Brynn Baca C/IF L/R 8/30/1995 Round Rock, Texas
Megan Baltzell UTIL/LHP L/L 11/24/1993 Stafford, Va.
Haley Chandler IF/OF R/R 4/23/1990 Wakefield, Mass.
Samantha Cobb OF/RHP R/R 2/24/1991 Garland, Texas
Megan Dedrick IF/RHP R/R 6/8/1998 Everett, Wash.
Eliza DeMers IF/RHP R/R 11/16/1999 Rochester, N.Y.
Erin Erickson LHP/OF R/L 6/13/1994 Oakland, Calif.
Shelby Estocado IF/OF R/R 5/9/1996 Las Vegas, Nev.
Riley Frisbie RHP/C R/R 8/4/1998 Countryside, Ill.
Alex Fulmer OF/RHP R/R 3/17/1999 Little Mountain, S.C.
Veronica Gajownik IF R/R 8/4/1993 Chuluota, Fla.
Amanda Gianelloni IF R/R 2/17/1997 Napoleonville, La.
Brittany Gomez OF L/R 4/8/1994 New Braunfels, Texas
Jade Gortarez IF/RHP R/R 7/8/1998 Riverside, Calif.
Jenna Greenwalt LHP/OF L/L 11/25/1998 Arlington, Va.
Kayla Haberstich RHP/OF R/R 5/22/1996 Bartlett, Ill.
AJ Hamilton C/OF R/R 2/10/1994 Tallahassee, Fla.
Tamara Holmes OF S/R 6/2/1974 Albany, Calif.
Amalia Hopson UTIL/RHP R/R 1/7/1993 Sequim, Wash.
Sarah Hudek LHP/OF L/L 1/20/1997 Sugar Land, Texas
Jessica Iwata IF/RHP R/R 12/21/1991 Honolulu, Hawaii
Anna Kimbrell C R/R 10/4/1990 Fort Mill, S.C.
Brittany Knudsen OF L/R 7/22/1988 Escondido, Calif.
Joely Leguizamon IF R/R 7/17/1999 Jacksonville, Fla.
Meggie Meidlinger RHP/IF R/R 11/9/1987 Sterling, Va.
Stacy Piagno RHP R/R 3/7/1991 St. Augustine, Fla.
Brandee Rains RHP/IF R/R 11/15/1992 Lake Charles, La.
Nicole Rivera IF/RHP S/R 2/27/1989 Lakeside, Calif.
Cydnee Sanders IF/RHP L/R 9/19/1993 Magnolia, Texas
Montserrat Sandoval RHP/IF R/R 7/14/1999 San Juan Bautista, Calif.
Marti Sementelli RHP R/R 11/17/1992 Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Homa Shafii C/OF R/R 1/31/1985 Monterey, Calif.
Michelle Snyder IF/RHP R/R 4/4/1987 Wenatchee, Wash.
Sara Rose Thibaut RHP/IF R/R 4/12/1995 Folsom, Calif.
Sara Tobias RHP R/R 2/13/2000 New York, N.Y.
Malaika Underwood IF R/R 6/7/1981 San Diego, Calif.
Meagan May Whitley C R/R 3/28/1991 Spring, Texas
Kelsie Whitmore OF/RHP R/R 7/5/1998 Temecula, Calif.
Codee Yeske IF/RHP R/R 5/28/1992 Lexington, S.C.
Kaylyn Zierke C/IF R/R 11/12/1994 Wayne, Ill.

2016 Women's National Team Coaching Staff

# Name Position Hometown
Jonathan Pollard Manager Dracut, Mass.
Matthew Weagle Pitching Coach Auburn, Mass.
Kerry Kincaid Assistant Coach Knightdale, N.C.
Tim Mayo Assistant Coach Enfield, Conn.
Jayson King Trials Coach Rindge, N.H.
Manny Crespo Trials Coach Miami, Fla.
Ernie May Trials Coach Amherst, Mass.
Mike Morgan Trials Coach Burlington, Mass.

2016 Women's National Team Adminstration

Name Position Hometown
Ashley Bratcher Director, Women's National Team Raleigh, N.C.
Emman Lingan Press Officer
Kim Moncel Athletic Trainer South Range, Wisc.


History

Selection Process

In 2016, USA Baseball will utilize a rolling invitation process for the players named to the Women's National Team Program. Up to 40 players will be identified for the 2016 Women's National Team Program through the 2015 USA Baseball National Team Identification Series (NTIS), 2016 USA Baseball Women's National Open, video submission, and by recommendations from scouts, college and high school coaches and the women's baseball community. As players are named to the team, USA Baseball will publicize the announcement(s) through a press release and/or by post to USABaseball.com.

The primary identification vehicle for the 2016 USA Baseball Women's National Team Program will be the Women's National Open, to be held June 10-12 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. From the Women's National Open, a minimum of 25 players will be invited to the Women's National Team Trials. The Women's National Open is a free three-day event run by Women's National Team coaches and staff in an effort to identify the nation's top female baseball players. The 2016 Women's National Team will be for players born in the year 2000 or older.

Players 16 and under (born in the year 2000 or later) are encouraged to attend the two-day Women's Development Camp, to be held just prior to the Women's National Team Trials, Aug. 20-21. The Women's Development Camp provides USA Baseball with an advanced look at the upcoming class of top players at the 14U, 15U and 16U age levels while providing the athletes with extensive instruction to better develop their game. Players 16 years of age and younger may register to participate in the Women's Development Camp.

Contact Ashley Bratcher, Senior Director, Baseball Operations, with any questions regarding the 2016 USA Baseball Women's National Team Program selection process.

To be considered for the Women's National Team, please email Play@USABaseball.com.