Team USA http://kgou.org en UPDATE: Ricketts Says She Wasn't Ready For Long-Term USA Deal http://kgou.org/post/update-ricketts-says-she-wasnt-ready-long-term-usa-deal <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former University of Oklahoma standout pitcher </span>Keilani<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Ricketts<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says USA Softball pressured her into signing a long-term contract before she was ready.</span></p><p>Ricketts<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced on Twitter Tuesday night that she would not be playing with Team USA this summer.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://normantranscript.com/headlines/x218354035/Former-OU-pitcher-explains-reasons-for-split-with-Team-USA">She clarified her reasons</a> in an interview with&nbsp;<em>The Norman Transcript,&nbsp;</em>saying Team USA told her she had to sign a long-term contract immediately in order to play.</span></p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:47:40 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 9353 at http://kgou.org UPDATE: Ricketts Says She Wasn't Ready For Long-Term USA Deal