University of Louisville Athletics
Former University of Louisville softball player Brittany Duncan was recently named to USA Baseball’s Women’s National Trials roster following the second annual Women’s National Open held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex from June 10-12 in Cary, N.C.
“I just went to the tryout to have fun, and I ended up making the first cut,” said Duncan. “It has been an amazing experience so far and I am excited about the opportunity to continue playing.”
Duncan, who completed her senior season in 2015, spent two years at Louisville while playing at designated player or first base. She transferred to Louisville from Valparaiso in 2014 and made an immediate impact, leading the team with 41 RBIs and finishing second on the team with 10 home runs. She also set a school record with 48 walks on the season and stands 10th on the school’s career list for walks.
The 2014 American Athletic Conference All-Tournament selection opened the 2015 season with a home run, but suffered an injury in the second week of the season.
The Women’s National Team Trials will be held at California State University, Fullerton, from August 22-25, 2016. Following trials, USA Baseball will unveil the final 20-player Women’s National Team that will travel to Gijang City, South Korea, for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s Baseball World Cup from September 3-11, 2016.