UCF softball player Jada Cody gets a USA National Team invite.

UCF Knight Jada Cody has earned a call-up to the USA Women’s National Team for the Japan

All-Star Series from Aug. 6-9.She became the first UCF student athlete in softball

program history to be selected to Team USA, according to UCF Athletics.

Cody said in a statement that it is an honor and privilege to be the first Knight wearing the U.S. softball jersey.

"This is a moment I will cherish,” Cody said via UCF Athletics

“All of the hard work and dedication is turning into reality; my little 7-year-old dream is starting to unfold."

In 2022, she led the Knights with a .361 batting average and a 1.140 OPS

adding 15 home runs in the span with a single season record of 75 RBI