A Pair of Former Titans Named to National Teams

June 22, 2005

FULLERTON, CA -- - Former Cal State Fullerton All-America softball players Jenny Topping and Gina Oaks have been named to a pair of national teams that will compete this summer the Amateur Softball Association and USA Softball announced.

Topping, a three-time first-team All-American in a Titan uniform from 2001-03, was one of 11 returning Olympians named to the 18-woman National Team Roster which takes the field July 12 in Irvine, Calif. for an exhibition game against Australia before heading to the first ever World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City, July 14-18. On July 26, the team will travel to Yokohama, Japan as they look to defend the Japan Cup title.

Oaks, a two-time All-American in 2002-03 as a utility player, was named to the 16-member Elite Team which will represent the Red, White and Blue beginning July 2 at the Canada Cup in Surrey, B.C. and the Inter-Continental Cup in Madrid, Spain, July 20-28.

Complete rosters for both teams are listed below.

For updated stats, results, and photos from the summer events please visit www.usasoftball.com.

2005 WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM
Monica Abbott (Salinas, Calif./ Tennessee*)
Laura Berg (Santa Fe Springs, Calif./ Fresno State)
Jaime Clark (Tustin, Calif./ Washington)
Jennie Finch (La Mirada, Calif./ Arizona)
Tairia Flowers (Tucson, Ariz./ UCLA)
Amanda Freed (Cypress, Calif./ UCLA)
Vicky Galindo (Union City, Calif./ California-Berkeley)
Alicia Hollowell (Suisun, Calif./ Arizona*)
Lovie Jung (Fountain Valley, Calif./ Arizona)
Kelly Kretschman (Indian Harbour Beach, Fla./ Alabama)
Caitlin Lowe (Tustin, Calif./ Arizona*)
Jessica Mendoza (Camarillo, Calif./ Stanford)
Stacey Nuveman (La Verne, Calif./ UCLA)
Cat Osterman (Houston, Texas/ Texas*)
Jamie Southern (Clovis, Calif./ Fresno State)
Jenny Topping (Whittier, Calif./ Cal State Fullerton)
Natasha Watley (Irvine, Calif./ UCLA)
Kellie Wilkerson (Jacksonville, Fla./ Mississippi State)

2005 WOMEN'S ELITE TEAM
Kaleo Eldredge (Kahului, Hawaii/ California-Berkeley)
Leigh Ann Ellis (Barboursville, West Virginia/ Uni. of South Florida)
Samantha Findlay (Lockport, Ill./ Michigan*)
Jocelyn Forest (Santa Maria, Calif./ California-Berkeley)
Nicole Giordano (Saugus, Calif./ Arizona)
Tiffany Haas (Santa Ana, Calif./ Michigan*)
Lauren Lappin (Anaheim, Calif./ Stanford*)
Jessica Merchant (Wayland, Mich./ Michigan)
Catalina Morris (Sonoita, Ariz./ Stanford*)
Marissa Nichols (Alta Loma, Calif./ UNLV*)
Gina Oaks (Alta Loma, Calif./ Cal State Fullerton)
Jennie Ritter (Dexter, Mich./ Michigan*)
Heather Scaglione (San Diego, Calif./ Oklahoma)
Lindsay Schutzler (Monterey, Calif./ Tennessee*)
Dana Sorensen (San Diego, Calif./ Stanford)
Mackenzie Vandergeest (Thousand Oaks, Calif./ Arizona)

*Indicates still in college