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Softball

Canada loses 1-0 to China in Olympic softball 
Canada dropped to 1-6 in the Olympic softball tournament after a 1-0 loss to China on Saturday.Yan Fang had two hits and scored the only run as China raised its record to 5-2. Zhang Yanqing struck out nine and allowed just two hits as Canada joined Cuba (1-6) in failing to make the medal round.-September 23, 2000
Japan Edges Out Canada 
Haruka Saito homered to lead off the game, then doubled in the game-winner in the 10th inning Thursday as Japan knocked Canada out of medal contention with a 4-3 victory.-September 21, 2000
Canada Suffers Another Tough Loss
Brooke Wilkins pitched a one-hitter and Sally McCreedy went 2-for-3 on Tuesday as Australia remained undefeated with a 1-0 victory over Canada.-September 19, 2000
Canada drops second softball game
Cindy Potae hit a sacrifice fly to drive in the tie-breaking run, then Gina Weber shut down Canada in the bottom of the 10th inning to give New Zealand a 3-2 Olympic softball victory. - SEp. 17, 2000
USA dominates Canada in no-hitter
The powerful U.S. women's softball team proved too strong a match for Canada on Sunday. Pitcher Lori Harrigan delivered a no-hitter and her teammates provided 10 hits as the gold medal favourites drubbed Canada 6-0 in the opening game of the preliminary round of the tournament. (Globe and Mail) - September 17, 2000

Canadian ice queen to touch base in Sydney - An Olympic medal in hockey wasn't enough for Hayley Wickenheiser. She wants one in softball, too
Not so long ago, Hayley Wickenheiser was dragging her teammates on Canada's hockey team outside to help her work on fly balls and grounders. - August 6, 2000

Team Canada misses final at Canada Cup
Team Canada was eliminated by Team Texas by a close score of 2-1 in the second round of the playoffs. Canada was ahead by one run after two and a half innings with the score 1-0. The damage came in the bottom of the 5th inning when with 1out, Team Texas hit a single to 3rd, followed by a bunt out, hit another single to 3rd and with a hit to centrefield scored two runs. - July 12
Canada into playoffs at Canada Cup softball
Canada placed 2nd in their pool after losing to Team Japan by a score of 4 - 1 and will face Phoenix Storm in first game of playoffs. - July 7, 2000

Canadian women's Olympic softball team named
Hayley Wickenheiser will get her chance to become the first Canadian woman to win a medal at both the Winter and Summer Olympics. - June 24, 2000

Canada Advances to Semi Final Game on Saturday
Australia defeated Canada tonight in the final game of the double round robin game of the 3 Nations Challenge by a score of 2-0. - June 23, 2000

Final Selection for Olympic Softball Roster To be made following 3 Nations Challenge
The 3 Nations Challenge will be the final event in the selection process for Canada's 15-member Olympic Roster and will feature 3 of the 8 Women's National Softball Teams heading to the 2000 Olympics. - June 13th, 2000

 


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