Team USA softball prepares for World Games

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan

The world-ranked No.1 USA softball team has been in Oxford, for the last few days in preparation for the upcoming World Games in Birmingham.

USA Defeated the USSSA Pride team 2-1 in their final exhibition game before the start of the World Games.

The USA national team features Alabama pitcher Montana Fouts and former Crimson Tide center-fielder Haylie McCleney.

“She deserves it. She’s one of the best pitchers in the world,” said McCleney. “I’m just happy she’s getting the opportunity to learn from players like Monica Abbott and Ally Carda and veterans of this game, I think it’s only gonna help her, especially in her last season.”

USA will play their first game on July 9. at the Hoover Met against Italy.

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