OTTAWA- The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the latest women’s baseball world rankings with Canada holding down the #2 position following a 3rdplace finish at the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup in August.
Six-time defending world champions Japan maintain their #1 world ranking while silver medalists Chinese Taipei move into the #3 position.
The world rankings take into account the previous three world cup events where Canada has placed 3rd(2018), 2nd(2016) and 4th(2014).
Since the first Women’s Baseball World Cup was played in 2004, Canada has finished no lower than 5thand has captured four 3rdplace finishes and two 2ndplace results.
“As a program, we’re extremely pleased with our finish at the world cup in August and the #2 world ranking is a testament to the hard work of our players, coaches and staff,” said Women’s National Team General Manager André Lachance."