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USA Softball Announces Washington Tour Stop

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USA Softball has announced a "Stand Beside Her" tour stop in Washington.

The stop will take place on March 12 at the University of Washington and feature an exhibition game between Team USA and the Washington Huskies. It will mark a homecoming for former Husky and current U.S. women's national team player Ali Aguilar.

"Dawg fans, I'm so excited that I will be coming back to play in front of all of you," Aguilar said in a press release. "I feel so lucky that I have the opportunity to step on the dirt at UW again. I can't wait until I get to see you all. UW has a special place in my heart because of fans like you."

Other "Stand Beside Her" tour stops that have been announced by USA Softball include Feb. 4, 7-9 and 11 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 team 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.

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