No. 9 Softball Hosts Team Beijing In Exhibition Game.
March 2, 2001
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The ninth-ranked Arizona State softball team will play an exhibition game against Team Beijing prior to the Arizona State vs. Santa Clara game on Saturday, March 3 at Farrington Stadium.
The Sun Devils will take on Team Beijing at 5:00 p.m. followed by the Santa Clara game at 7:00 p.m.
Team Beijing is the Chinese National Champion, featuring six members of the 2000 China Olympic softball team and three members of the 1999 Junior World team.
The Chinese Olympic team beat Team USA in the preliminary pool round of the 2000 Olympic games, then lost to the Americans in the medal round, finishing in 4th place.
Cindy Yan played for Oklahoma City College where she was a first-team All-American while leading that team to the National Championship.