Netherlands unveils roster for WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup

Netherlands unveils roster for WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup
24/11/2021
The orange squad will open the tournament on 6 December against host Peru.

World No. 10 Netherlands on Tuesday revealed their roster for the WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup, which will be held in Lima, Peru, from 6-12 December. The orange squad will open the tournament on 6 December against host Peru, following the Opening Ceremony at Villa Maria del Triunfo Complex.

Head coach Saskia Kosterink included on the roster three veterans from the WBSC U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup 2019, that finished 13th in Irvine, California: Outfielders Michelle Schuur and Amy Felix, and infielder Reganied Franka.

The Netherlands have participated in 11 editions of the youth World Championship, missing only the 2011 and 2015 editions. They have finished in sixth place three times, their best position ever in the competition. The last time was in 2007, when the European nation hosted the event in Enschede.

The roster for the WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup is as follows:

Pitchers
Esmee Ames
Lisa Brink
Lauren Heijnsdijk
Nienke Weis

Catchers
Tenley Boersma
Sietske Drijvers
Yarah Zuiver

Infield/Outfield
Else-Fieke de Boer
Sarah Evers
Amy-Lynn Felix
Reganied Franka
Julia Kwakernaak
Laura Schouten
Michelle Schuur
Renske Tellekamp
Sanne van der Putten

Staff
Saskia Kosterink - Head Coach
Sanne Bolhuis - Assistent Coach
Judith v/d Berg - Pitching Coach