USA Blue Team Ends 2001 USA Softball Shootout With 1-0 Loss

June 18, 2001

SEATTLE - Pitcher Amy Kyler threw a no-hitter as the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) All-Stars defeated the USA Blue team Sunday, 1-0, in the final game of the 2001 USA Softball Shootout in Los Angeles, Calif. Washington softball standouts junior Jaime Clark (Tustin, Calif.) and 2001 graduate Kim DePaul (Tomball, Texas) both started for the USA Blue squad at shortstop and in right field, respectively.

Clark and DePaul, who started each of the Shootout's seven games, were joined on the USA Blue team by UW sophomore pitcher Tia Bollinger (Santa Ana, Calif.), who finished with a 1-0 record and 12 strikeouts in three appearances over the nine-day stretch.

The USA Red and Blue squads, comprised of 32 of the nation's top softball players, will be back in action together at the Canada Cup, June 30-July 6, in Surrey, B.C. For more information, including game recaps and box scores, please go to

2001 USA Softball Shootout

Portland, Ore. - Erv Lind Stadium - - June 8
Game 1: USA Red 4, USA Blue 0
Game 2: USA Blue 2, USA Red 1

Spokane, Wash. - Franklin Park - - June 10
Game 3: USA Red 2, USA Blue 1
Game 4: USA Blue 6, USA Red 5

Sacramento, Calif. - Sacramento Complex - June 14
Game 5: USA Blue 1, USA Red 0
Game 6: USA Red 8, USA Blue 1

Los Angeles, Calif. - Easton Stadium - June 17
Game 7: USA Red 2, WPSL Gold 1 (13)
Game 8: WPSL All-Stars 1, USA Blue 0

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