USA Softball Announces 2019 U-17 Women's National Team
USA Softball announced the members of its 2019 U-17 women's national team on Wednesday.
The squad, which will be comprised of 15 players and three coaches from around the country, will compete in the U-17 Pan American Championship in Barranquilla, Colombia for a ten-day tournament beginning Oct. 10. Once there, the Americans will attempt to earn a spot in the 2020 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Women's Softball World Cup.
The 2019 team's head coach is Kyla Holas, and her assistant coaches include Becky Snow and Ernie Yarbrough.
See below for the full list of U-17 women's national team members.
- Jessie Blaine - Wentzville, Mo./Quantico HS - INF
- Riley Blampied - Cordele, Ga./Crisp County HS - INF
- Dani Drogemuller - Frankfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way East HS - P
- Jocelyn Erickson - Phoenix, Ariz./O'Connor HS - C/INF
- Maddie Gallagher - Port Washington, N.Y./Paul D. Schreiber HS - INF
- Claire Ginder - Lithia, Fla./Newsome HS - INF
- Casey Goguts - Reading, Pa./Dwyer HS - C
- Madison Harris - Forest, Va./Brookville HS - P/1B
- Avery Hodge - Fulshear, Texas/Tompkins HS - INF
- Rachael Jones - Bennington, Vt./Mount Anthony HS - INF
- Caitlynn Neal - Dewey, Ariz./Bradshaw Mountain HS - P/UTL
- Haidyn Sokoloski - Flower Mound, Texas/Marcus HS - UTL
- Tieley Vaughn - Winter Park, Fla./Wharton HS - INF/OF
- Hallie Wacaser - Centerton, Ark./Bentonville West HS - INF/OF
- Kaci West - Liberty, Texas/Liberty HS - P/OF