Despite being named to the JWNT late, Lopez makes it past final cut

Facing an uphill battle, Oklahoma pitcher Mariah Lopez did enough to prove to the USA Junior Women’s National Team selection committee that she was worth keeping around.

Originally named as an alternate, Lopez was added to the JWNT 24-man roster when FloSoftball’s No. 1 recruit for the 2017 class, Briana Perez, suffered an injury during training camp for the World Cup of Softball