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Kelsey Stewart and Michelle Moultrie will compete with Team USA in Italy and the Netherlands.

Wednesday August 6, 2014Stewart, Moultrie Travel to Europe with USA Softball

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Kelsey Stewart and Michelle Moultrie will compete with Team USA in Italy and the Netherlands.

University of Florida infielder Kelsey Stewart and Gator alumna Michelle Moultrie will compete in Europe during the next three weeks with the United States national team. The Stars and Stripes will take part in Italian Softball Week, which runs Thursday through Sunday in Azzano, Italy, before the ISF XIV Women’s World Championship is held Aug. 12-24 in Haarlem, Netherlands.

 

Italian Softball Week features the USA, Australia and Italy in a three-team event in preparation for the World Championship. The World Championship will mark the final international event of the summer season. Previously, Team USA won the World Cup of Softball and finished second at the Canadian Open Fastpitch International.  

 

Below are the schedules for the United States at Italian Softball Week and the World Championship:

 

ITALIAN SOFTBALL WEEK (Aug. 7-10, Azzano, Italy)

 

Date

Time (ET)

Opponent

Thursday, Aug. 7

11 a.m.

Australia

Thursday, Aug. 7

2:30 p.m.

Italy

Friday, Aug. 8

3 p.m.

Australia

Saturday, Aug. 9

Noon

Italy

Sunday, Aug. 10

Noon

Semifinal (No. 2 vs. No. 3)

Sunday, Aug. 10

3 p.m.

Final (No. 1 vs. Semifinal winner)

 

ISF XIV WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (Aug. 12-24, Haarlem, Netherlands)

 

Date

Time (ET)

Opponent

Friday, Aug. 15

2 p.m.

Netherlands

Saturday, Aug. 16

6:30 a.m.

Botswana

Sunday, Aug. 17

10:30 a.m.

Chinese Taipei

Monday, Aug. 18

9 a.m.

Great Britain

Tuesday, Aug. 19

11:30 a.m.

Australia

Wednesday, Aug. 20

11:30 a.m.

Dominican Republic

Thursday, Aug. 21

8 a.m.

Italy

Aug. 22-24

TBD

Playoffs

 

USA Softball’s Website has the full Team USA roster and summer schedule, with links to live stats and other information about Italian Softball Week and the World Championship. Results and statistical updates will be posted daily on Twitter and Facebook, and GatorZone.com will have a full recap of the two European events following the conclusion of the World Championship.

 

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