Strandlund Makes Junior Canadian Softball Team

UNCGSpartans.com 06-24-2013
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com

OTTAWA, Canada. – UNCG softball rising sophomore Chelsea Strandlund (Victoria, B.C./Lambrick Park) was selected to represent Canada at the 2013 ISF X Junior Women's World Championship in Brampton, Ontario from July 1-7. 

Softball Canada recently held a pair of regional evaluation camps, followed by a final selection camp that concluded last weekend.

"I am so proud of Chelsea to be an elite member of this talented Olympic team," said head coach Janelle Breneman. "She has worked hard and is a very determined player that deserves this opportunity to represent Canada."

During her freshman season, Strandlund played in 43 games, starting six at second base. She finished with 14 runs scored, a double and four RBI.  

ISF Junior Women's World Championship – Team Canada Schedule

July 1

Canada vs. Venezuela

11:30am EDT

July 1

Canada vs. Great Britain

2:00pm EDT

July 2

Canada vs. Czech Republic

2:30pm EDT

July 2

Canada vs. Korea

7:30pm EDT

July 3

Canada vs. Puerto Rico

12:00pm EDT

July 3

Canada vs. United States

7:30pm EDT

July 4

Canada vs. New Zealand

7:30pm EDT

July 5

Playoff Round

TBD

July 6

Playoff Round

TBD

July 7

Medal Round

TBD


All tournament games will be web streamed by SportsCanada.tv for a one-time cost of $10.00, and will also have Point-streak live scoring available for free. For more information about the event, please visit the official tournament website at www.jwwc2013.com or the International Softball Federation (ISF) website at www.isfsoftball.org.

Be sure to follow all updates about the UNCG softball team on www.uncgspartans.com or on twitter @UNCGsports/@UNCGsoftball.  


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