USA Softball Announces Olympic Team Selection Trials Schedule
USA Softball has announced the schedule for next month's Olympic Team Selection Trials.
The Trials, which will take place Oct. 2-6 at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City, Okla., will feature 29 players from across the country who will compete for spots on the 2020 U.S. Olympic softball team. It will mark the first Selection Trials for USA Softball since 2007, which took place ahead of the sport's last appearance in the Summer Games at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Pending no changes to the schedule due to weather, the U.S. Olympic softball roster will be announced on Oct. 6. A press conference will follow with the Olympic team on Oct. 8.
The Women's National Team Selection Committee (WNTSC) will evaluate the players in attendance at the Selection Trials and will ultimately decide Ken Eriksen's squad for the Tokyo Olympics.
See below for the USA Softball Olympic Team Selection Trials schedule.
|October 2||9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Skill Evaluations|
|4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.|
Game 1 (Pitchers 1 & 2)
Game 2 (Pitchers 3 & 4)
|October 3||10:30 a.m. - Noon||Game 3 (Pitchers 5 & 6)|
|5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.||Game 4 (Pitchers 7 & 8)|
|October 4||10:30 a.m. - Noon||Game 5 (Pitchers 2 & 1)|
|5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.||Game 6 (Pitchers 4 & 3)|
|October 5||10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.|
Game 7 (Pitchers 6 & 5)
Game 8 (Pitchers 8 & 7)
|-||TBD/Weather Makeup Session|
|October 6||-||TBD/Weather Makeup Session|
*The schedule is subject to change.
A list of teams and pitchers will be made available by USA Softball by Oct. 2.