National Player of the Year Sierra Romero Signs With the Pride

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Kissimmee, FL—June 10, 2016—The USSSA Pride is excited to announce the signing of their first round draft pick and this year’s NCAA Player of the Year Sierra Romero to a three-year contract. A four-time All American and three-time Big 10 Player of the Year at Michigan, Romero is one of the most decorated college softball players in NCAA history. She was the second overall pick in the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) draft. “I’m just really excited and very lucky that I get to continue my softball career in the NPF and I’m looking forward to playing.” Romero was named the 2016 USA … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Sign Ace Kelsey Nunley

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Kissimmee, FL- May 26, 2016- The USSSA Florida Pride is pleased to announce former Kentucky Wildcat Kelsey Nunley has officially signed with the Pride. The SEC Pitcher of the Year was the 5th overall pick in the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) draft. “I am very thankful for this opportunity and feel very blessed to be a part of the Pride,” said Kelsey about joining the Pride. Kelsey ended her college career as arguably the best player in Kentucky softball history. The Soddy Daisy native excelled on the mound at the University of Kentucky for four seasons setting the school record for … [Read more...]

Pride Draftees Romero, Field and Stearns Earn Conference Honors

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Kissimmee, FL-May 18, 2016- USSSA’s 2016 draftee class is unreal to say the least. With the announcement of the Big 12 postseason honors, seven of our draftees have been recognized in their respective conferences’. For the third year in a row, Big Ten’s Player of the Year award belongs to Michigan’s Sierra Romero, making Sierra the second player in Big 10 history to earn the honor three times. Romero was also selected All-Big Ten first team and is one of ten finalists for the 2016 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. In her senior season, Romero has led the Big 10 in four … [Read more...]

Four Pride Draftees Earn All-SEC Honors

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Kissimmee, FL-May 10, 2016- A few weeks ago, Pride Softball gained a spectacular draft class made up of eight stellar athletes hailing from the biggest conferences in softball. Four of those draftees have earned All-SEC honors joining a long line of Pride players who earned the same accolades years prior from Hannah Rogers to Chelsea Thomas. SEC Pitcher of the Year went to Pride draftee Kelsey Nunley out of Kentucky. Nunley became the first Wildcat in school history to earn the league’s top pitching award and the only Wildcat to be recognized as a first-team All-SEC selection for 2016. … [Read more...]

5 Draftees Chosen by Pride in 2015 NPF Draft

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Kissimmee, FL- May 27th,2015 - On April 1st, the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) College Draft presented by Bownet Sports was underway in Nashville, Tennessee and was broadcasted live on CBS Sports. Packed with fans and girls’ softball teams alike, the audience waited patiently and supported these girls to see where all of the draftees would play professionally for the 2015 NPF season. After all was said and done, it was another successful draft day for the NPF as the USSSA Pride gained five great draftees for the upcoming season. Fast forward to a month or so later and NPF Opening Day is … [Read more...]