Tori Vidales Talks 2020, Team Mexico and Career, USA U-17 Team Roster

On this edition of In The Circle, Eric Lopez talks with Tori Vidales about helping lead Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Vidales discusses playing for Team Mexico, her career, the 2017 WCWS, and broadcasting.

Also on this episode, Eric and Victor Anderson discuss the announcement by the WBSC that there will no longer be a U-19 International division, but instead a U-18 division. Also, the U-17 roster for team USA.

  • 15:28: Tori talks about beating Team Canada on their home turf and punching their bid to the Olympics
  • 25:30: The significance of Mexico being in the Olympics and its impact of the next generation of players
  • 29:40: Balancing time between play with Team Mexico and a budding broadcasting career
  • 44:06: What lead Vidales to play for Texas A&M
  • 48:54: Being a part of the 2017 WCWS and winning at Tennessee to punch their ticket to Oklahoma City
  • 1:00:47: Tori shares what led her into broadcasting and some of her influences

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