Muncie, Ind. - - Ball State softball fans can follow alumnus Jennifer Gilbert this weekend as she competes with Team Canada in the playoffs of the ISF XIV Women’s Softball World Championship in Haarlem, Netherlands.
Gilbert helped guide the Canadian Senior Women’s National Team to a 6-1 record in Group A play of the championship, assuring the team one of eight playoff spots from the 16-team field.
Gilbert played in and started six of Team Canada’s seven group games, producing a .313 batting average and a .563 slugging percentage. She tallied two doubles and a triple, while adding five RBI and five runs scored. She also walked twice and was hit by a pitch to finish group play with a .400 on base percentage.
Fans will have to get up early Saturday morning to catch Gilbert and Team Canada in action when they square off at 4 a.m. ET versus Group B champion the United States.
The game will be streamed live (at http://isf.sportzcast.net/) for a cost of $14.95.