Gabriel picked for national team
Tennessee freshman Erin Gabriel has been named to the 2013 USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team.
The Poland High graduate, who starred on the 2011 Junior Women’s National Team, was one of 17 student-athletes chosen for the team.
The national team will compete in preparation exhibition games in Glenville, W.Va., on June 24 before heading to Brampton, Ontario, Canada to play in the International Softball Federation X Jr. Women’s World Championship (19-and-under) from July 1-7.
Gabriel was a member of the 2010-11 Junior Women’s National Team and won gold at the 2011 ISF Jr. Women’s World Championship in South Africa.
At Poland, she pitched the Bulldogs to three state appearances, including the 2011 Division II state championship.