Former Bruins Duran, Langenfeld and Watley Begin Play at KFC World Cup of Softball

July 22, 2010

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Former Bruins Andrea Duran, Megan Langenfeld and Natasha Watley all begin play at the 2010 KFC World Cup of Softball on Thursday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City. Duran and Watley are members of the U.S. Women's National Team, while Langenfeld is a part of the USA Women's Futures National Team.

The two USA squads are joined by teams from Canada and Japan. Play begins on Thursday when Team USA takes on Canada (7 p.m. CT) and the Futures squad faces Japan (9 p.m.). On Friday, the two U.S. squads switch opponents, with the Futures team playing Canada at 3 p.m. and the National squad playing Japan at 7 p.m.

On Saturday, the two U.S. teams play each other at 11 a.m. They both then play again later in the day, as Team USA meets Japan at 7 p.m. and the USA Futures face Canada at 9 p.m. Round robin play concludes on Sunday with another doubleheader. The USA Futures squad plays Japan at 12 p.m. and Team USA at 7 p.m., with the National team also playing Canada at 4 p.m.

The top two teams battle for the World Cup title at 8 p.m. on Monday, while the bottom two squads play for third place at 4 p.m.

Six of the games will be televised on either ESPN and ESPN2, as well as ESPN3.com. Thursday and Friday's National team games against Canada and Japan will air live on ESPN, while Saturday and Sunday's contests for Team USA against Japan and Canada, as well as the championship game, will be broadcast on ESPN2. In addition, the National-Futures tilt on Saturday will air on tape delay at 1 p.m. CT on ESPN. Gametracker will also be available at USA Softball.com by clicking on the schedule tab.

Team USA won the gold medal at last year's KFC World Cup of Softball.

Duran and Watley are both coming off gold-medal performances at last month's ISF Women's World Softball Championship in Caracas, Venezuela. Langenfeld is no stranger to Oklahoma City, as last month she helped the Bruins to their 12th national title and 11th NCAA crown, earning Women's College World Series Most Outstanding Player honors.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Tuesday, Mar 29
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
W, 5 - 4
Friday, Apr 01
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 16 - 6 (5)
Saturday, Apr 02
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 5 - 6
Sunday, Apr 03
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 13 - 9
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Monday, Apr 11
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 0
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 8
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 5
Sunday, Apr 17
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (5)
Saturday, Apr 23
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 6
Sunday, Apr 24
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
L, 4 - 8
Monday, Apr 25
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 7
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 6
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 5
Sunday, May 01
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 4
Friday, May 06
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 15 - 7 (5)
Saturday, May 07
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Sunday, May 08
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Rained Out
Friday, May 20
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Saturday, May 21
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 3 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4
Saturday, May 28
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 1 - 8
Sunday, May 29
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 2 - 1 (9)
Sunday, May 29
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 2 - 1
Thursday, Jun 02
vs. Auburn
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 3 - 10
Saturday, Jun 04
vs. Florida State
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 4 - 8
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