Raven Chavanne had two hits and Lauren Gibson drove in a run, but the USA Softball Women's National Team fell to Japan, 4-1, on Sunday to take silver in the ISF XIV World Championship.
Following a 30-hour delay due to rain, the USA Softball Women's National Team split its first day of games in the playoff portion of the ISF XIV World Championships.
Tennessee softball alum Madison Shipman helped the USSSA Pride sweep the Akron Racers in two games to win the 2014 NPF Championship and hoist the Cowles Cup.
UT softball legend Monica Abbott helped her Chicago Bandits stay alive in an elimination game against the Akron Racers. The winner of Friday's Game 3 will face Madison Shipman's USSSA Pride in the NPF finals.