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8 current and former Pac-12 student-athletes selected to 2022 USA Softball Women's National Team

Jan 7, 2022
Ally Carda pitching in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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SAN FRANCISCO - Eight current and former Pac-12 student-athletes were among the 18 selected to the 2022 USA Softball Women's National Team World Games roster on Friday.

The selections were made at the conclusion of a four-day selection process by the Women's National Team Selection Committee (WNTSC). The team will represent the United States and compete this July at the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Ala., which will signify as the 2022 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) World Cup. 

The Pac-12's eight representatives are the most of any conference (SEC - 6, Big 12 - 2, CAA - 1).

NAME SCHOOL POS. GRAD YR.
Ali Aguilar Washington IF 2017
Ally Carda UCLA P/UT 2015
Hannah Flippen Utah IF 2017
Dejah Mulipola Arizona C 2020
Bubba Nickles UCLA UT 2020
Megan Faraimo (alternate) UCLA P R-Jr.
Sami Reynolds (alternate) Washington OF Sr.
Gwen Svekis (alternate) Oregon C 2018

Washington head coach Heather Tarr was named the new leader of the U.S. National Team in October. Since becoming UW's head coach in 2005, Tarr has become the winningest coach of any sport in Huskies' history.

During her tenure, she led Washington to its first National Championship in 2009, while also producing 24 All-Americans, including two-time USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Danielle Lawrie.

The 2022 USA Softball Women’s National Team World Games roster includes eight veterans from the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team that won silver in Tokyo, including Mulipola, Aguilar, Nickles and Carda. Flippen was an alternate.

Head to Pac-12.com/sport/softball for more Pac-12 softball coverage.