USA Softball Announces Third Florida Tour Stop
USA Softball has announced a third "Stand Beside Her" tour stop in Florida.
The stop will take place on Feb. 11 at the University of Florida and feature an exhibition game between Team USA and the Florida Gators. It will mark a homecoming for former Gators and current U.S. women's national team players Kelsey Stewart, Aubree Munro and Michelle Moultrie.
"It will be such an honor to go back and play at the University of Florida," said Moultrie, who graduated from Florida in 2012. "I'm excited to experience my UF family and my USA family both at the same time. There are so many great people in Gainesville that have impacted my life and I can't wait to see everyone at the tour stop."
Other "Stand Beside Her" tour stops that have been announced by USA Softball include Feb. 4 and 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 journey 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.