Oklahoma first baseman Lauren Chamberlain and outfielder Destinee Martinez were among 24 players invited to tryout for the USA Softball Women’s National Team.
Both made the team last year.
The tryout camp will be held June 9-12 in preparation for the International Softball Federation World Championship in Haarlem, Netherlands in August. Team USA will also compete in the ninth World Cup of Softball in July. The World Cup, which has been held in Oklahoma City for the last eight years, will move to Irvine, Calif., this year.
Chamberlain, one of three finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year as a sophomore, hit .458 with 30 home runs and 84 RBIs last season in helping the Sooners to the national title.
Martinez hit .347 with 24 RBIs and 30 runs scored as a junior. She hit .440 in Big 12 play.
Among the other invitees is former Mustang High School standout Aimee Creger, a senior at Tulsa. Creger was 25-7 with a 1.15 ERA and 286 strikeouts last season.
The site for the selection camp has yet to be determined. The team will then play exhibition games in Lynchburg, Va., Findlay, Ohio, and Purcellville, Va. The final roster will be announced June 22.