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American Freedom Sends 13 Teams To Colorado

By Tim Soefje, 06/25/16, 6:45PM CDT

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The American Freedom Softball Club is sending 13 teams to compete in Colorado the week of June 27 through July 3 in the largest weekend of college recruiting of the year.

More than a thousand college coaches from several hundred schools, and more than 500 of the nation's best softball teams in each age group, annually descend on the Denver area for a week of softball and recruiting.

The American Freedom has grown from a single 12u team in 2006 to become one of the largest and most successful fastpitch softball clubs in the nation. The American Freedom Gold is currently ranked in the Top 25 nationally in recruiting, helping to place players in the Big XII, SEC, PAC 12, American, Conference USA, and other NCAA Div. I and II programs.The AF Gold took 5th in 2014 and 13th in 2015 at PGF Platinum National Championships.

The American Freedom currently fields more than 30 teams in Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Louisiana New Mexico and Oklahoma. Its teams' coaches include two former NCAA Div. I coaches, JUCO coaches, a current National Pro Fastpitch player, state champion high school coaches, and numerous former Div. I and II college players and non-parent head coaches.

The American Freedom teams competing include:

BOULDER INDEPENDENCE DAY TOURNAMENT:
American Freedom Gold

TRIPLE CROWN FIREWORKS:
American Freedom Gold (Soefje)

TRIPLE CROWN SPARKLER:
American Freedom Gold (Colorado)
American Freedom Gold (HTX) (Lara)
16u American Freedom Futures
16u American Freedom Futures (Arizona)
16u American Freedom (ArkLaTex) (Catron)
16u American Freedom (DFW)
16u American Freedom (WTX) (Los Cruces)

TRIPLE CROWN - SPARKLERS JUNIORS
14u American Freedom Prospects (Colorado)
14u American Freedom (Jenkins)
14u American Freedom (HTX) (Bouvier)
12u American Freedom (Ram)

For a complete schedule of each American Freedom team's games and updates during the week, visit the individual event websites:

Boulder Independence Day Tournament (Louisville)
Colorado Fireworks (Aurora)
Colorado Sparkler (Westminister)

You can also follow them on their AF team pages HERE and follow them on Twitter and Facebook.