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Medal Round Schedule

 

Semi-Finals:
Japan 5, Australia 1
USA 17, Canada 4

Consolation Round:
Taiwan 7, Netherlands 5
Venezuela 9, Cuba 6
Netherlands 10, Cuba 8
Venezuela 6, Taiwan 1

 

Gold Medal Game
Japan 3, USA 0  GameTracker

Bronze Medal Game
Canada 17, Australia 13
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USA 10, Netherlands 0 - Results, Box Scores and Game Replay 
USA 11, Australia 8 - Results, Boxscores and Game Replay
USA 5, Japan 2 - Resuts, Boxscores and Game Replay
Canada 15, USA 9 - Results, Boxscores and Game Replay
USA 9, Cuba 1 - Results, Boxscores and Game Replay
USA 13, Taiwan 3 - Results, Boxscores and Game Replay
Venezuela 5, USA 1 - Results, Boxscores and Game Replay


 

Other Country Scores

Australia 12, Cuba 4 Standings
Canada 12, Taiwan 2 Japan          6-2
Taiwan 6, Cuba 3 USA            6-2
Japan 21, Netherlands 0 Canada       6-2
USA 11, Australia 8 Australia      4-4
Canada 14, Venezuela 2 Taiwan        4-4
Taiwan 17, Netherlands 3 Venezuela    3-5
Venezuela 11, Cuba 5 Cuba           1-7
Canada 5, Australia 4 Netherlands  0-8
Japan 10, Cuba 0
Taiwan 4, Venezuela 2
Australia 13, Netherlands 11
Canada 19, Netherlands 2
Japan 3, Venezuela 0
Australia 20, Venezuela 1
Venezuela 14, Netherlands 6
Japan 10, Australia 0
Canada 12, Cuba 2
Australia 11, Taiwan 0
Cuba 13, Netherlands 5
Japan 9, Canada 7
 
 
 

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Frequently Asked Questions about the USA Women's National Baseball Team and the 2012 Women's World Cup of Baseball

20 PLAYERS ARE SELECTED TO THE 2012 USA BASEBALL WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM-CLICK TO SEE THE SELECTIONS

Veronica Alvarez C R/R 5'6" 04/07/83 Miami, Fla.
Jill Barrett IF L/R 5'6" 06/08/92 Greenwood, Ark.
Susanne Boden LHP R/L 5'6" 09/14/94 Atlanta, Ga.
Kayla Bufardeci IF R/R 5'9" 06/10/94 Castro Valley, Calif.
Kristin Caldwell RHP R/R 5'9" 07/14/81 Bear, Del.
Samantha Cobb IF R/R 5'8" 02/24/91 Garland, Texas
Caitlin Everett OFl L/R 5'9" 11/16/90 Sunnyvale, Texas
Tamara Holmes OF S/R 5'9" 06/02/74 Albany, Calif.
Jennifer Hunter RHP/IF R/R 5'7" 12/05/90 Tarpon Springs, Fla.
Anna Kimbrell C/RHP R/R 5'7" 10/04/90 Fort Mill, S.C.
Natalie Land IF R/R 5'7" 10/06/89 Mayo, Fla.
Alexa Maldonado OF/LHP L/L 5'6" 09/04/90 Short Hills, N.J.
Clarisa Navarro IF/RHP R/R 5'4" 02/11/92 La Joya, Texas
Bessie Noll IF/RHP R/R 5'11" 09/17/95 Minneapolis, Minn.
Stacy Piagno RHP/IF R/R 5'9" 03/07/91 St. Augustine, Fla.
Marti Sementelli RHP R/R 5'2" 11/17/92 Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Michelle Snyder IF R/R 5'7" 04/04/87 Wenatchee, Wash.
Ashley Sujkowski RHP R/R 5'7" 09/11/90 Rossford, Ohio
Malaika Underwood IF R/R 5'9" 06/07/81 San Diego, Calif.
Mackenzie Vandergeest C R/R 5'7" 11/25/81 Newbury Park, Calif.
Donna Williams C/RHP R/R 5'9" 11/21/91 Fremont, Calif.

WHEN DOES THE 2012 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP OF BASEBALL BEGIN PLAY?

2012 WWC logoThe eight-country World Cup began playAugust 10 through 19 with the national women's baseball teams from Japan, Canada, Australia, USA, Venezuela, Chinese Taipei, the Netherlands and Cuba participating in a single round-robin format. The top 4 teams will play a sudden-death elimination for gold, silver and bronze medals.

Most round-robin and play-off games will be played at Telus Field, Edmonton's professional minor league stadium. This is the second Women's Baseball World Cup to behosted in Edmonton. In 2004 the first Women's Baseball World Cup was played there.

Team USA Women's World Cup of Baseball Schedule

  • August 10    USA v Netherlands    Telus Field       11 am
  • August 11    USA v Australia         Telus Field        7 pm
  • August 12    USA v Japan             Telus Field        7:30 pm
  • August 13    USA v Canada          Telus Field        7:30 pm
  • August 14    USA v Cuba              John Fry Park   2 pm
  • August 15    Off Day
  • August 16    USA v Taiwan            John Fry Park  2 pm
  • August 17    USA v Venezuela       John Fry Park  2 pm
  • August 18    Medal Rounds           Telus Field       2 pm
  • August 19    Finals                       Telus Field

 

WHAT OTHER COUNTRIES HAVE WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASEBALL TEAMS?

Australia, Canada, Cuba, Japan, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Netherlands, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Taiwan and Venezuela also have established women's national baseball teams and have played in a World Cup competition.
WHAT IS THE WOMEN'S WORLD CUP OF BASEBALL?

The Women's World Cup is an international tournament sanctioned by the International Baseball Federation. The Women's World Cup evolved from the Women's World Series competitions and currently is the premier elite baseball competition for women. Only national country teams selected by their respective governing bodies are eligible to compete. The first Women's World Cup was played in 2004 in Edmonton, Canada. The event is played biannually in the even years.

WHAT IS THE INTERNATIONAL BASEBALL FEDERATION?

The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) organizes and sanctions international baseball competitions including the World Cups and the World Baseball Classic. USA Baseball and other national governing bodies belong to the IBAF.
IS WOMEN'S BASEBALL AN OLYMPIC SPORT?

No. - but neither is men's baseball -nor softball. Men's baseball and women's softball were dropped as Olympic sports after the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and won't be played in either the London 2012 games or the Rio 2016 games. Baseball and softball are on the "short list" of eight sports being considered for inclusion in the 2020 games. The IOC will select only one of those eight sports to play in the 2020 Olympic games.
WHAT COUNTRIES HAVE WON GOLD MEDALS AT WOMEN'S WORLD CUP COMPETITIONS?

The United States won the Gold Medal in Edmonton by defeating Japan 2-0 in 2004. In 2006 the United States again won the Gold Medal by defeating Japan 13-11. Japan won their first Gold Medal in 2008 WWC and repeated as the Gold Medalist in 2010 .
WHEN IS THE NEXT WOMEN'S WORLD CUP OF BASEBALL?

2012 - Edmonton will host the 8 country event from August 10-19.

Prior WWC and WWS venues have been:

2010 - Venezuela
2008 - Japan
2006 - Taiwan
2004 - Edmonton

2004 Women's World Series - Japan
2003 Women's World Series - Australia
2002 Women's World Series - USA
2001 Women's World Series - Canada