The Pride defeat the Charge in Regular Season Series Finale

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San Antonio, TX – August 7, 2015 – DALLAS CHARGE:  The USSSA Pride beat the Dallas Charge for the third consecutive game to wrap up their 2015 regular season campaign.  Cat Osterman got the start and win for the Pride in her final regular game.  The 7-3 victory over the Charge was the Pride’s 34th against 14 losses.  Osterman improved to 14-2 in the circle.  Andi Williamson collected the save for the Pride, her first of the season.  Morgan Melloh suffered the lost giving up four runs in just over one inning of work. The Pride struck early.  Melloh hit Natasha Watley and then walked Hallie … [Read more...]

Pride Sweep Double Header, Claim 2015 NPF Regular Season Championship!

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San Antonio, TX – August 6, 2015 – From Dallas Charge:  The USSSA Pride beat the Dallas Charge twice Thursday evening at St. Mary’s University giving them the NPF Regular Season Championship for the second consecutive year and the fourth time in the last five seasons. In game one, which was a makeup for an earlier season rainout, Chelsea Thomas tossed a complete game 3-hit shutout helping the Pride to a 4-0 win.  Thomas fanned eight, walked three and improved to 8-3 on the season.  The Charge’s Jolene Henderson suffered the loss allowing four earned runs on seven hits.  She struck out two … [Read more...]

Pride Fall to Charge in Texas, 3-0

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Sugarland TX – August 4, 2015 – Morgan Melloh fired a complete game 4-hit shutout Tuesday night at Constellation Field, lifting the Dallas Charge over the 1st place USSSA Pride 3-0. The southpaw struck out five and walked three.  She improved to 2-5 and dropped her ERA to 2.27. The Charge improved to 16-26, four full games ahead of PA Rebellion for the final spot in the NPF Championship Series in Hoover, Alabama.  Both teams have six games remaining in the regular season. The Charge offense managed three runs on six hits and one costly Pride error. Keilani Ricketts (7-3) started in the … [Read more...]

Bandits Blank Pride 4-0

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EAST PEORIA, Ill. –July 30- Monica Abbott struck out 10 and tossed a two-hit shutout to power the Chicago Bandits to a 4-0 victory over the USSSA Pride in the four-game series finale Thursday night at EastSide Centre. For the second time in as many nights the Bandits jumped out to a 3-0 lead with a three-run homer.  Taylor Edwards followed a Brittany Cervantes double to leadoff the contest and an Amber Patton single with her three-run shot to center to provide all the scoring Chicago would need. Abbott gave up a leadoff single in the bottom of the first to Natasha Watley, who followed up … [Read more...]

Homers Power Pride Past Bandits, 6-3

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EAST PEORIA, Ill. – July 29– The Chicago Bandits used a three-run homer to jump out in front, but Lauren Chamberlain hit two of the USSSA Pride’s three homers on the night to power her squad to a 6-3 victory Wednesday night at the EastSide Centre. The Bandits took advantage of a pair of singles to open the top of the second when Megan Blank staked Chicago to an early 3-0 lead with a towering three-run homer to right. The Pride got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the third, pushing a pair of runs across to trim the Chicago lead to 3-2.  Natasha Watley led off the frame with the second … [Read more...]