OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (June 22, 2023) - Five student-athletes who have competed in the Southeastern Conference are among the 16-player USA Softball Women's National Team (WNT) roster that will compete at the 2023 Japan All-Star Series.
Representing the Red, White and Blue on the 2023 Japan All-Star Roster from the SEC are Hannah Gammill of Arkansas, Jayda Kearney of Georgia, Erin Coffel of Kentucky, Taylor Pleasants of LSU and Alex Honnold of Missouri.
In addition, Tennessee assistant coach Chris Malveaux will be a part of the coaching staff for the Japan All-Star Series roster.
Slated to take place August 4-7, the selected athletes will go head-to-head with world-ranked No. 2 Japan in a three-game series held across three cities in Japan - Fukushima (Azuma Stadium - Tokyo Olympic Games softball venue), Iwakuni (Kizuma Stadium - host of WNT pre-Olympic training) and Yokohama (Yokohama Stadium - Tokyo Olympic Games softball venue).