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Umpiring officials announced for 2016 WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship

posted Apr 5, 2016, 9:17 PM by Jairy Otero


Umpiring officials announced for 2016 WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Softball Director of Umpires, Bob Stanton, has appointed 30 umpires from 18 countries to officiate in the 15th WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Surrey, BC, Canada later this year.

Officials will be represented from Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, USA, and Venezuela.

The pinnacle women’s event was last hosted in 2014 in Haarlem, Netherlands where Japan earned gold, USA claimed silver, and Australia bronze.

Kyira COX – Australia
Amanda HOUISON – Australia
Beate UTZIG – Austria
Patricia HAMAMATO – Brazil
Frankie BILLINGSLEY – Canada
Lou DAVIS – Canada
Geneviève GAUDREAU – Canada
Bonnie GOSTOLA – Canada
Aaron POULIN – Canada
Tonya RIBALKIN – Canada
Ali JIA – China
Zhe LI – China
Cesar PEREZ PEREZ – Cuba
Jan HORA – Czech Republic
Frank LAUTIER – France
Raoul MACHALET – Germany
Sabrina FABRIZI – Italy
Gianluca MAGNANI – Italy
Kyoko FUKUDA – Japan
Renzo RUIZ – Mexico
Peter VONK – Netherlands
Tara HARRIS, Tara – New Zealand
Gavin SHEPHERD – New Zealand
Edwin CRUZ CRUZ – Puerto Rico
Edwin Ortiz VELAZQUEZ – Puerto Rico
Luis PARDO – Spain
Laura HEAD – USA
Geri MAGUIRE – USA
Steve McCOWN – USA
Manuel TOVAR – Venezuela

Supervisors
Chris DRUMM – Assistant UIC – USA
Marlies STRUVYE – Assistant UIC – Netherlands
Bob STANTON – UIC – Canada

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