Olson accepts Team USA training camp invite

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Nebraska pitcher Emmett Olson has accepted an invitation to the 2022 United States Collegiate National Baseball Team training camp, the Nebraska Baseball Program announced Friday.

Highlighted by a five-game intra-squad Stars vs. Stripes series in North Carolina from June 30-July 4, the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Training Camp features 48-50 of the top eligible undrafted college players .

USA Baseball will name a final roster of 26 Collegiate National Team players after training camp who will represent the United States at Haarlem Baseball Week in the Netherlands from July 9-15.

Olson was 3-3 in 19 appearances on the mound, including eight starts for Nebraska in 2022. The Des Plaines, Illinois native finished the regular season ranked third in the Big Ten with a 2 ERA, 86 and had 65 strikeouts in 66 innings. Olson was 2-1 with an all game and 3.05 ERA in Big Ten play while making eight appearances, including six starts. Olson won a full game against Iowa, allowing just one run on four hits with a career-high seven strikeouts.

Game 1 of the Stars vs. Stripes series is scheduled to take place at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina at 6:00 p.m. CT before the teams travel to participate in games two, three and four at Durham Bulls Athletic. Park. in Durham, North Carolina. The first pitch for games two and four is scheduled for 5:25 p.m. CT on July 1 and July 3, respectively, and game three is scheduled for a first pitch at 4:05 p.m. CT. Team USA will conclude its national tour on July 4 at Truist Field, home of the Charlotte Knights, in Charlotte, North Carolina, with the first pitch at 5:05 p.m. CT.

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