#USAGames Today: Medal Thursday for Team Sports

SEATTLE, Wash. – It is a big medal Thursday for Special Olympics Southern California (Team SOSC) at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. July 5 will be a busy day, especially in the team sports as medals will be given out in women’s basketball, unified basketball, unified soccer and softball.

It will also be a big day in bocce as Team SOSC will take the courts in four matches. Track and swimming will be in action once again, including the women’s shot put at Husky Track and the 50-meter freestyle for five Team SOSC swimmers. You don’t want to miss a minutes of day four at the 2018 USA Games!

Here is a look at what is on the slate for #TeamSOSC (schedule subject to change, for up-to-date information, visit SpecialOlympicsUSAGames.org) on July 5:

  • 8:00 a.m.: UNIFIED BASKETBALL – Team SOSC vs. Arizona (Marv Harshman Court)
  • 8:45 a.m.: TENNIS – Heidi Sand and Michael Roth (SOSC) vs. Kristen Rausch and Matthew Mantor (UW Tennis Stadium Court 5)
  • 9:30 a.m.: SOFTBALL – Team SOSC vs. New Jersey (Semifinal – Celebration Park Field 4)
  • 9:12 a.m.: SWIM – Team SOSC in 4x50M Free Relay final (King County Aquatics Center)
    • Dawn Albritton, Nikki Jones, Nicholas Laguna, Ethan Tran
  • 9:00 a.m.: UNIFIED SOCCER – Team SOSC vs. Northern California (Seattle U Championship Field 2)
  • 9:45 a.m.: TRACK – Women’s Shot Put Final (Husky Track)
    • Ashlee Bahr & Jennifer Palacios (F04 – 9:45 a.m.)
    • Krystal Johnson (F07 – 10:30 a.m.)
  • 9:00 a.m.: GOLF – Awards Presentation (Fan Zone)
  • 9:15 a.m.: BASKETBALL – Team SOSC vs. Kansas (Bronze Medal Game at Marv Harshman Court)
  • 9:00 a.m.: BOCCE – Team SOSC vs. Minnesota – White (UW Dempsey Indoor Court 6)
  • 9:40 a.m.: BOCCE – Team SOSC vs. Alabama – Yellow (UW Dempsey Indoor Court 6)
  • 10:20 a.m.: SWIM – Christina Principe in 400M Free final (King County Aquatics Center)
  • 10:20 a.m.: BOCCE – Team SOSC vs. Michigan (UW Dempsey Indoor Court 6)
  • 10:45 a.m.: TENNIS – Michael Roth (SOSC) vs. Nathan Knepper (UW Tennis Stadium Court 3)
  • 10:45 -11:45 a.m.: SWIM – 50M Free Final (King County Aquatics Center)
    • Ethan Tran (M05 – 10:46 am)
    • Nicholas Laguna (M09 – 11:02 am)
    • Nikki Jones (F03 – 11:18 am)
    • Kiana Yep (F04 – 11:22 am)
    • Dawn Albritton (F10 – 11:46 am)
  • 11:15 a.m.: TRACK: Team SOSC in 4x100M Relay Final (Husky Track)
    • Ashlee Bahr, Krystal Johnson, Sarah Kovacs & Jennifer Palacios
  • 11:40 a.m. or 1:20 p.m.: UNIFIED SOCCER – Bronze Medal Game (11:40 a.m.) or Gold Medal Game (1:20 p.m.) (Seattle U)
  • 12:30 p.m.: SOFTBALL – Gold Medal Game (Field 3) or Bronze Medal Game (Field 4) (Celebration Park)
  • 12:30-2:25 p.m.: BASKETBALL: Awards Presentation (Husky Ballpark)
  • 12:50-1:30 p.m.: SWIM – Awards Presentation (King County Aquatics Ctr.)
  • 1:00 p.m.: GOLF – Awards Presentation (Westlake Park)
  • 1:00 p.m.: UNIFIED BASKETBALL – If lost at 8 a.m., then Team SOSC vs. Minnesota (Marv Harshman Court)
  • 1:25 p.m.: TRACK – Sarah Kovacs in 400M Final (Husky Track)
  • 2:30 p.m.: SWIM – Christina Principe in 100M Butterfly Final (King County Aquatics Ctr.)
  • 2:40-5 p.m.: SOCCER – Awards Presentation (Seattle U)
  • 2:45-6:25 p.m.: TRACK – Awards Presentation (Husky Track)
  • 3-4:20 p.m.: SWIM – Awards Presentation (King County Aquatics Ctr.)
  • 3:30-5 p.m.: SOFTBALL – Awards Presentation (Celebration Park)

Watch the 2018 USA Games on the ABC family of networks all week. Today’s coverage special July 4th coverage includes live swimming on ESPN3 at 1:30 p.m. and then the daily highlight show will air on ESPN2 at 3 pm.

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