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Team USA Selection Camp Attendees Announced

By admin, 10/12/17, 10:00AM CDT

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LINDAMAN ACCEPTS BID TO TEAM USA SELECTION CAMP

Minnesota Gopher sophomore Kendyl Lindaman found her name among the 56 athletes to accept an invitation to participate in the 2018 USA Softball Women's National Team Selection Camp. The camp will be held January 1-5, 2018 at Eddie C. Moore Softball Complex in Clearwater, Fla.

Lindaman will be vying for a spot on the 2018 USA Softball Women's National Team (WNT) roster who will compete at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women's World Championship in Chiba, Japan August 2-12, 2018, the World Cup of Softball XIII and other select events. During the selection process, athletes will participate in drills as well as simulated games to be evaluated by the USA Softball Women's National Team Selection Committee.

Lindaman in her freshman year for the Maroon and Gold posted a team best batting average (.426), slugging percentage (.899), on-base percentage (.598), RBI (76), walks (63) and home runs (20). On top of setting a new single-season record for home runs, she also earned eight Big Ten Freshman of the Week awards setting a Big Ten single-season record.  The Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Year was also named a NFCA First-Team All-American and named Division I NFCA Sports Diamond Catcher of the Year.

The complete list of invitees in alphabetical order:

  1. Monica Abbott, Pitcher, Tennessee - 2008
  2. Ali Aguilar, Infield, Washington - 2017
  3. Valerie Arioto, Infield, California - 2012
  4. Kelly Barnhill, Pitcher, Florida - Junior
  5. Bianka Bell, Infield, LSU - 2016
  6. Ally Carda, Pitcher/Infield, UCLA - 2015
  7. Lindsey Cargill, Infield, Baylor - 2017
  8. Emily Carsone, Infield, Auburn - 2016
  9. Brittany Cervantes, Utility, Kentucky - 2012
  10. *Lauren Chamberlain, Infield, Oklahoma - 2015
  11. Amanda Chidester, Catcher, Michigan - 2012
  12. Caleigh Clifton, Infield, Oklahoma - Junior
  13. Kasey Cooper, Infield, Auburn - 2017
  14. *Nicole DeWitt, Infield, Florida - Senior
  15. Astin Donovan, Outfield, South Florida - Senior
  16. Taylor Edwards, Catcher, Nebraska - 2014
  17. Hannah Flippen, Infield, Utah - 2017
  18. Taylor Gadbois, Outfield, Missouri - 2016
  19. Rachel Garcia, Pitcher, UCLA - Sophomore
  20. *Chelsea Goodacre, Catcher, Arizona - 2015
  21. Delanie Gourley, Pitcher, Florida - 2017
  22. Meghan Gregg, Infield, Tennessee - Senior
  23. Paige Halstead, Catcher, UCLA - Junior
  24. Jazmyn Jackson, Outfield, California - Senior
  25. Sahvanna Jaquish, Catcher, LSU - 2017
  26. Megan Kleist, Pitcher, Oregon - Junior
  27. Shay Knighten, Infield, Oklahoma - Junior
  28. Kelly Kretschman, Outfield, Alabama - 2001
  29. Bailey Landry, Outfield, LSU - 2017
  30. Jenna Lilley, Infield, Oregon - Senior
  31. Kendyl Lindaman, Catcher, Minnesota - Sophomore
  32. Amanda Lorenz, Outfield, Florida - Junior
  33. Paige Lowary, Pitcher, Oklahoma - Senior
  34. Haylie McCleney, Outfield, Alabama - 2016
  35. Nicole Mendes, Utility, Oklahoma - Sophomore
  36. Mo Mercado, Infield, Arizona - 2017
  37. Kirsti Merritt, Outfield, Florida - 2016
  38. Jessica Moore, Pitcher, Oregon - 2013
  39. Michelle Moultrie, Outfield, Florida - 2012
  40. Dejah Mulipola, Catcher, Arizona - Sophomore
  41. Aubree Munro, Catcher, Florida - 2016
  42. Nerissa Myers, Infield, Louisiana-Lafayette - 2013
  43. Bubba Nickles, Utility, UCLA - Sophomore
  44. Alexis Osorio, Pitcher, Alabama - Senior
  45. Danielle O'Toole, Pitcher, Arizona - 2017
  46. *Paige Parker, Pitcher, Oklahoma - Senior
  47. Shelby Pendley, Infield, Oklahoma - 2015
  48. Kylee Perez, Infield, UCLA - Senior
  49. Keilani Ricketts, Pitcher, Oklahoma - 2013
  50. Sierra Romero, Infield, Michigan - 2016
  51. Sydney Romero, Infield, Oklahoma - Junior
  52. Delaney Spaulding, Infield, UCLA - 2017
  53. Kelsey Stewart, Utility, Florida - 2016
  54. Gwen Svekis, Catcher, Oregon - Senior
  55. Janie Takeda, Outfield, Oregon - 2015
  56. Nadia Taylor, Infield, Texas - 2012
  57. Nikki Udria, Infield, Oregon - 2017
  58. *Karley Wester, Outfield, Notre Dame - 2017
  59. Megan Wiggins, Outfield, Georgia - 2011
  60. Hallie Wilson, Utility, Arizona - 2015
  61. Morgan Zerkle, Outfield, Marshall - 2017

* Indicates the player has turned down the invitation.