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Sports - June 3, 2011

Sports Shorts

NATIONAL HONOR . . . Stanford junior Ashley Hansen was the only high school player invited to the U.S. Olympic tryouts, along with a handful of former Stanford softball players. The story goes how Cardinal coach John Rittman prodded a few of his former players to gauge Hansen's interest in attending Stanford. It turned out Stanford had been her dream school for a long time and she was thrilled to know the school was interested in her. It's turned into a pretty good match. Hansen was named USA Softball's Collegiate Player of the Year, the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) announced Tuesday.

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