Monaghan, Team Canada advance to championship round at WBSC Junior Worlds

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CLEARWATER, Fla. – Kansas softball sophomore-to-be Becki Monaghan and Canada’s Junior National Team have clinched a spot in the championship round of the WBSC Junior Women’s World Championship with a 4-0 record and one game remaining in sectional play.

Canada’s undefeated record currently sits alone atop Section D, which includes China, Great Britain, Mexico, South Korea, and Ireland. On Thursday evening, Canada faces China (3-1) for the coveted first-place spot in Section D. Watch the action live on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Central.

Monaghan, a native of Stony Plain, Alberta, is hitting .333 while starting at first base for the Canada Junior National Team at the event in Florida. During her freshman campaign at KU, she was named the team’s Rookie of the Year.

There are a total of four sections in the Junior Women’s World Championship. The top two seeds from each section advance to the championship round, which begins Friday, July 28. The championship round will be double-elimination for the first-place teams in each section, and single-elimination for the second-place teams in each section. A champion will be crowned on Sunday, July 30.

World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC) Junior Women’s World Championship
Canada Junior National Team

Section D
7/24 – Canada 2, Mexico 1
7/25 – Canada 8, Ireland 0
7/26 – Canada 5, South Korea 1
7/26 – Canada 4, Great Britain 2
7/27 – Canada vs. China

Championship Round
July 28-30

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