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U.S. softball team's streak hits 15

...Caitlin Lowe, whose shot didn't leave the yard. "It was a great show and I hope we have many more," U.S. coach Mike Candrea said. TENNIS: Venus and Serena Williams swept their way into the third round in singles, then together knocked off...

...Crystl Bustos also homered to back the pitching of Cat Osterman. "I thought we did a good job," said U.S. coach Mike Candrea, whose top-seeded team is 8-0. "I'm really proud of my kids." Volleyball USC Aiken finishes successful tourney...
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Almost flawless, U.S. wins third softball gold mom" who couldn't be there to share it. A month before the Olympics, Sue Candrea, the wife of U.S. coach Mike Candrea, died of a brain aneurysm while traveling with the team on its "Aiming for Athens" tour. She quit her job to join...
Bustos' bomb keeps U.S. gold hopes alive

...S. into softball's last gold-medal game until at least 2016. "That was softball at its best," U.S. coach Mike Candrea said. "Great pitching, great defense, some great adjustments at the plate. The international tiebreaker. The 20-second...
U.S. names Olympic softball team

...utility player Tairia Flowers, pitcher Cat Osterman, catcher Jenny Topping and shortstop Natasha Watley. Arizona's Mike Candrea is the team's head coach. Shortstop Jaime Clark, outfielder Nicole Giordano and shortstop/catcher Lauren Lappin...
Georgia stays alive with two victories

...first-round win over Fresno State in 1989. "A tough way to end the season. A tough day at the ballpark," Arizona coach Mike Candrea said. "To tell you the truth, we just didn't do anything real well." Alabama had been on the short end of its...
Athens Games have highs, lows

...the two World Cup titles in 1991 and 1999, celebrating its gold-medal victory over Brazil. MOST POIGNANT MOMENT: Mike Candrea, the U.S. softball coach, breaking down along with the players after their gold-medal victory, as they all grieved...

...qualifier who holds a 76.8 stroke average. Softball Arizona coach gets U.S. position Arizona softball head coach Mike Candrea was selected Tuesday to lead the U.S. national team for the next four years, and he will take the Americans to Athens...
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Defending champions are minus head coach

OKLAHOMA CITY --- With Mike Candrea off coaching the U.S. Olympic softball team, two-time defending champion Arizona is back in the Women's College World Series...