USA Softball Announces Another Texas Tour Stop
USA Softball has announced another "Stand Beside Her" tour stop in Texas.
The stop will take place April 21-23 at AirHogs Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas near Dallas. The three-day stop will feature exhibition contests between Team USA and Oklahoma Christian University, the University of North Texas, Abilene Christian University and Texas Woman's University. The U.S. women's national team's opponents for the final day of the tour stop have yet to be announced.
"We are really excited that the 'Stand Beside Her' tour is bringing the Olympic team to Dallas," Team USA member Michelle Moultrie said in a release. "The people in Texas are known for their amazing support of athletics at all levels, so we are looking forward to playing multiple games and getting out to meet the community."
Other "Stand Beside Her" tour stops that have been announced by USA Softball include Feb. 7-9 in Florida, Feb. 18 in Arizona, Feb. 20-23 in California, March 8 and 10 in California, March 17 and 18 in Oregon, March 31 and April 1 in Alabama, April 3 and 5 in Georgia, April 7 and May 30 in Tennessee, April 15 in Louisiana, April 18 and 25 in Texas, May 1 and 3 in Missouri, May 17 in California, June 3 in Missouri, June 9 and 10 in Michigan, June 18 in Massachusetts, June 21 in New Jersey, June 23 in Maryland and June 25 in Virginia.
The main message of the "Stand Beside Her" tour is unity, as Team USA begins its quest for a gold medal at the 2020 Olympics.
In July, softball will make its first appearance at the Summer Games since 2008. The gold-medal game is scheduled for July 28.