USA Softball Announces Second Florida Tour Stop
USA Softball has announced another "Stand Beside Her" tour stop in Florida.
The stop will take place on Feb. 4 at the University of South Florida and feature an exhibition game between Team USA and USF.
"What an incredible once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our community to see the No. 1 softball team in the world in our backyard," U.S. women's national softball team and USF head coach Ken Eriksen said in a press release. "The 'Stand Beside Her' tour is a statement not just for Team USA, but for every female that pursues a dream of excellence, whether it's in sport or other endeavors."
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, 21-23 and 25 in Texas, May 1 and 3 in Missouri, May 17 in California, June 3 in Missouri, June 7 in Ohio, June 9 and 10 in Michigan, June 18 in Massachusetts, June 19 in Connecticut, June 21 in New Jersey, June 23 in Maryland and June 25 in Virginia.
The main message of Team USA's "Stand Beside Her" tour is unity, as the squad 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 contest is scheduled for July 28.