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2004 Women's World Cup

 
     
 

July 30 - Aug 6

 
     
 

GAME 1: USA - 5 Australia - 1

 
 

July 31, 2004

 
     
 

Edmonton, Alberta (www.USABaseball.com) --
Laura Purser-Rose threw the USA Baseball Women's National Team's (WNT) first complete game as the Americans defeated Australia 5-1 at the IBAF World Cup of Women's Baseball.

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GAME 2: USA - 5 Japan - 4

 
 

August 1, 2004

 
     
 

Edmonton, Alberta (www.USABaseball.com) --
Kim Braatz-Voisard's two-out, bases loaded single through the left side in the bottom of the ninth gave the USA Baseball Women's National Team the 5-4 win over Japan in the first IBAF World Cup of Women's Baseball Sunday night at Telus Field. The Americans trailed 4-1 through the bottom of the seventh, when five hits scored three runs to tie the game at four and force extra innings.

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GAME 3: Canada 2 - USA 1

 
 

August 2, 2004

 
     
 

Edmonton, Alberta (www.USABaseball.com) --
Back-to-back two-out singles in the bottom of the seventh handed Canada the 2-1 win over Team USA Monday night at the IBAF World Cup of Women's Baseball at Telus Field. The USA Baseball Women's National Team (WNT) held a 1-0 lead through the top of the seventh, but could not seal the final out to preserve its perfect record at the first World Cup.

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GAME 4: USA 8 - Taipei 1

 
 

August 5, 2004

 
     
 

Edmonton, Alberta (www.USABaseball.com) -- The USA Baseball Women's National Team (WNT) equaled a season-high 12 hits en route to a 8-1 win over Chinese Taipei in the final game of pool play at the first World Cup of Women's Baseball at Telus Field.

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Semifinals: USA vs. Australia

 
 

August 7, 2004

 
     
 

Edmonton, Alberta (www.USABaseball.com) -- Kim Braatz-Voisard went 4-for-4 with six RBI and three doubles to lead the USA Baseball Women's National Team (WNT) to the 12-2 six-inning win over Australia in the semifinals of the first World Cup of Women's Baseball. Team USA, the first team to qualify for Sunday's 7:00 p.m. title game, now awaits the winner of the Canada-Japan semifinal to be played this evening.

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Finals: USA vs. Japan

 
 

August 8, 2004

 
     
 

TEAM USA STRIKES GOLD AT FIRST WORLD CUP

Kristin Mills tosses three-hit shutout as Women's National Team defeats Japan 2-0

Edmonton, Alberta (www.USABaseball.com) -- The USA Baseball Women's National Team (WNT) defeated Japan to claim the gold medal at the first IBAF World Cup of Women's Baseball Sunday night at Telus Field. Kristin Mills threw the three-hit shutout en route to the 2-0 victory.

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2004 Women's World Series

 
     
 

USA Team Takes Silver!

 
     
 

GAME 1: USA - 11 India - 0

 
     
 

Uozu City, Japan, July 18, 2004

USA shut out India in 5 innings while Kristin Mills and Erin Mullen combined to allow only 5 hits while the US team banged out 12 hits.

 
 

 
     
 

GAME 2: USA - 4 Taipei - 3

 
     
 

Uozu City, Japan, July 19, 2004

Designated hitter, Bonnie Mills broke a 3-3 tie in the 6th with a squeeze play but that scored Keri Lemasters from 3rd. Lemasters pitched the final inning and held Taipei scoreless for the win.

 
 

 
     
 

GAME 3: USA - 11 Australia - 1

 
     
 

Uozu City, Japan, July 20, 2004

Laura Purser-Rose threw a 4 inning shutout while the team gathered 11 hits to win in a 5 inning game.

 
 

 
     
 

GAME 4: USA - 3 Canada - 2

 
     
 

Uozo City, Japan, July 21, 2004

In the bottom of the 7th, Kim Braatz-Voisard hit a shot to deep right center field with the bases loaded to edge the US team to a 1 point victory.

 
 

 
     
 

GAME 5: USA - 4 Japan - 14

 
     
 

Uozo City, Japan, July 21, 2004

The US was bombarded in the 5th with a 7 run rally after they had scored 5 runs in the first. Japan took home the gold with a total of 12 hits in the final match against only 6 hits by the US team who had to settle for the silver. The final match was seen by over 5000 spectators.

 
     
     

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