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USA Junior Men’s Softball Team Faces Big Challenge In Australia

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

JustinPerez Justin Perez of Northeast, Pennsylvania leadsTeam USA in hitting, but Perez and his teammates will have to score some runs in order to get by a strong Australia team in a matchup of teams with 3-1 records in Wednesday night’s premiere game in the WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship.

MIDLAND, Mich. – The United States and Australia Junior Men’s (age 19-under) National Fastpitch Softball Teams both have 3-1 records in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) World Championship in Midland (July 24-30).

But that will change tonight. The two ball clubs will meet at 10 p.m. (ET) at Emerson Park with the winner having a huge advantage in the playoffs. The winner will emerge with a guaranteed double-life, while the loser will be limited to single elimination.

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USA Junior Men’s National (Fastpitch) Team Open Tryout In Midland, Mich.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Tyler Bouley taking his swings in the 2014 NAFA 23-Under championship game. Photo By BOB OTTO

Tyler Bouley was a member of the 2014 USA Junior Men’s National Team that finished fifth (7-4) in the World Softball Championship in Whitehorse, Yukon. Photo By BOB OTTO

OKLAHOMA CITY – The ASA/USA Softball Jr. Men’s National Team will be competing in the 2016 WBSC World Championship in Midland, MI. The Amateur Softball Association of America, the National Governing Body of Softball in the U.S., will hold an Open Jr. Men’s National Team (JMNT) tryout in 2015.

“Learn how you or someone you know could possibly be a member of the team.”

As the National Governing Body of Softball in the U.S., the Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball is responsible for selecting the players and coaches for the Jr. Men’s National Softball Team that will participate in the 2016 WBSC World Championship, July 7-16.

ASA/USA Softball takes this important responsibility seriously and has invested its time and resources to create a fair and equitable tryout process.

  • To apply please login or register an account and fill out an application. The deadline to apply is July 2, 2015.
  • The Open JMNT tryout will be held at Emerson Park in Midland, MI on Saturday, July 25, 2015.
  • The 2015 JMNT Selection Camp (invitation only) will be help at Emerson Park on July 25 – Wednesday July 29.
  • The top performers from the Open tryout on July 25 will be invited to participate in the 2015 JMNT Selection Camp on July 25-29.
  • The application fee is $50.00 if the applicant is registered with ASA and $65.00 if they are not.
  • Any male United States citizen born in 1997, 1998, 1999 or 2000 and can commit to the July 25-29, 2015 timeline period is eligible.
  • Please read the Eligibility Rules before filling out and submitting an application to make sure you qualify.