Viera, FL– October 9, 2017- USSSA is kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by starting a month long campaign to help raise awareness this October. Our first USSSA Spotlight this month features USSSA Pride standout and three-time National Professional Fastpitch Player of the Year, Kelly Kretschman.

Kelly Kretschman sits down with USSSA digital media reporter Lindsey Schmidt and shares her own experience with her Mom’s battle against breast cancer.

For more visit Susan G. Komen to learn how to get involved and donate to research for the cure.

About USSSA Florida Pride:

The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.

About NPF:

National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.

About USSSA:

USSSA is headquartered in Brevard County, Florida. USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA.