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Mexican Olympic Softball Team vs. Oklahoma series to be televised, opens today; USA Softball closes training camp in Florida

Mexican Olympic Softball Team vs. Oklahoma series to be televised, opens today; USA Softball closes training camp in Florida
19/03/2021
USA Softball spent two weeks in Clearwater where they played seven games. Mexico will play the University of Oklahoma in a three-game series from 19-21 March at Marita Hynes Field.

USA’s and Mexico’s Olympic Softball Teams have been active this past two weeks, aiming to get ready for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this July. USA closed a two-week training camp in Clearwater, while Mexico is opening today a three-game series against the University of Oklahoma.

Both the US and Mexican squads, ranked No. 1 and No. 5 in the world, respectively, recently clashed for three games, with USA sweeping their southern neighbours 4-2, 7-0 and 5-3. The current world champions’ winning streak continued with four more games against the University of South Florida (12-0, 8-0 and 10-1) and the Florida Gators (4-0) before they closed camp on Thursday.

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The Mexican National Women’s Softball Team is continuing its US tour in preparation for the nation's Olympic softball debut. Mexico will open today a three-game series against the University of Oklahoma (the top-ranked NCAA team) at Marita Hynes Field. The first of the series is scheduled today, 6 p.m. US Eastern Time (11 p.m. CET), while the weekend games will be played at noon local time (5 p.m. CET). Friday and Saturday's games can be viewed on FOX Sports Oklahoma+ while Sunday's contest will be streamed via SoonerSports.TV.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games softball competition opener is planned for 21 July in Fukushima. Three-time Olympic champions USA will open their medal quest, taking on world No. 10 Italy, while Mexico will debut against No. 3 Canada.


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