Haylie McCleney’s father reflects on Team USA Softball winning gold, women in sports,

After bringing home gold from the World Games in softball on Wednesday.

The United States’ victory over Japan is still the game people are talking about.

Former Alabama Outfielder Haylie McCleney was named the 2022 World Games Softball

Tournament MVP in addition to the team’s victory.

CBS 42 spoke with McCleney’s father, John, who said watching Team USA

Pull off the win at the Hoover Met helps to give more recognition for women worldwide.

John said this is something his daughter has been working to do outside of playing the game.