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...]

USSSA Pride Add Sam Ricketts to 2016 Coaching Staff

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Kissimmee, FL- May 24, 2016-The USSSA Florida Pride have named Samantha Ricketts as part of the 2016 coaching staff. Ricketts will join Megan Willis as assistant coach under the guidance of head coach Lonni Alameda. “I am very excited to be joining the USSSA Pride coaching staff this season and thankful to Don DeDonatis and Lonni Alameda for the opportunity. As a former NPF player I believe it is important to continue to support the league and I can't wait to get on the field with these elite athletes. “ Ricketts just wrapped up her second season as assistant coach at Mississippi State. … [Read more...]

National Pro Fastpitch Launches Exclusvie Online and Digital Platform

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NASHVILLE, TN (May 23, 2016) – National Pro Fastpitch announced today the launch of NPFTV, an online and mobile destination for fans interested in content related to NPF and the sport of softball in general, includinglive video coverage of NPF competition, archived video content of NPF drafts, championships, and competition, original video content and special features, video blogs, social media interaction and more. The innovative launch allows fans access regardless of their location or cable arrangement and provides NPF, its players, fans, equipment suppliers, and partners expanded access to … [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...]

Head Coach Lonni Alameda Earns ACC Coach of the Year

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Kissimmee, FL-May 12, 2016-USSSA Florida Pride Head Coach Lonni Alameda has been named the ACC Coach of the Year. USSSA would like to congratulate Lonni on her fourth-straight ACC Coach of the Year honor and the Seminoles on their fourth consecutive ACC regular season championship title. “This has been a great season so far for this team and this program and I’m proud of what they all have achieved and are being recognized for,” said Alameda. Alameda has led the Noles to a 21-2 record in conference play and 45-8 overall and continues to transform the Noles softball program into one of … [Read more...]