Dutch Golden League club Olympia Haarlem has won the Women’s Fastpitch Indoor Softball Tournament, which was played last weekend in Hamburg, Germany. They defeated the German Women’s National Team 3-0 in the final.
Overall four teams participated in the two-day event, including Olympia Haarlem from the Netherlands, the German Women’s National Team, host Hamburg Knights of the German Softball-Bundesliga and Storms Prague from the Czech Extraleague Softball.
During the preliminary round on Saturday Haarlem came through with a clean 3-0 record followed by Germany, Hamburg and Prague. In a key matchup for first place in the round robin Olympia defeated Germany with a 2-0 shutout. On Sunday morning Germany defeated the Hamburg Knights 6-0 to reach the finals. Afterwards Haarlem edged out Storms 5-2.
Saturday, February 28, 2015:
Hamburg Knights – Olympia Haarlem 0-5
Storms Prague – Germany 0-4
Germany – Hamburg Knights 4-3
Storms Prague – Olympia Haarlem 2-10
Storms Prague – Hamburg Knights 3-6
Olympia Haarlem – Germany 2-0
Sunday, March 1, 2015:
Semi-Final 1: Germany – Hamburg Knights 6-0
Semi-Final 2: Storms Prague – Olympia Haarlem 2-5
Final: Germany – Olympia Haarlem 0-3