Google Hangout with Pride Rookies July 23rd

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Kissimmee, FL-On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8:30pm ET, WSN will host a Google hangout with the 2014 USSSA Pride rookie class of Courtney Ceo (Oregon), Alexa Peterson (Oregon), Madison Shipman (Tennessee), Cassie Tysarczyk (Texas A&M), and Breja’e Washington (Texas). During the live hangout, the Pride rookies will discuss the transition from collegiate to professional softball, their experiences (thus far) playing in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League and alongside their Pride teammates, and much more! The Hangout will be moderated by ESPN softball analyst Amanda Scarborough. Fans … [Read more...]

Championship Series Rematch Tonight on CBS Sports Network

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By: Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-The final two games of the USSSA Florida Pride and Chicago Bandits series will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network. First pitch for Monday and Tuesday’s games is set for 7:05 PM (ET) at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex. The USSSA Pride currently lead the series 2-0 after a seventh inning walk-off win Saturday night and a 5-0 shutout Sunday night. This series serves as a rematch between the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship where the Pride beat the Bandits to claim their second Cowles Cup. Currently, the Pride sit atop the NPF … [Read more...]

Osterman’s 7 K’s Lead Pride to 5-0 Victory Against the Bandits

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Kissimmee, FL-July 20, 2014-A three-run second and a two-run fifth were all Cat Osterman and the USSSA Florida Pride needed for a 5-0 victory against the Chicago Bandits Sunday night at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Amanda Kamekona's sacrifice fly to left field in the second inning proved to be the game winner. After an Andrea Duran walk, Kelly Kretschman ripped a double to right center in the bottom of the second. Kamekona then lined a sacrifice fly to left field to score Duran. Two batters later Courtney Ceo laced a triple over the head of the right fielder to score Kretschman and … [Read more...]

Kelly Kretschman’s Walk-Off Single Beats the Bandits 2-1

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Kissimmee, FL-July 18, 2014-In walk-off fashion, Kelly Kretschman hit a two-out, two-run single up the middle to lead the USSSA Florida Pride past the Chicago Bandits Saturday night at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex. A packed house full of USSSA Fast Pitch World Series teams watched the pitchers’ duel turned dramatic walk-off win. The Bandits took a 1-0 lead in the top half of the seventh thanks to a Kristen Butler solo homerun to right center. Bandit pitcher Monica Abbott had a no-hitter until center fielder Caitlin Lowe singled to lead off the seventh. Brigette Del Ponte entered to … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Series at Disney’s Sport Complex to be Nationally Televised

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Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-The USSSA Florida Pride will play two nationally televised games against the Chicago Bandits on CBS Sports Network July 21st and July 22nd. First pitch between the USSSA Pride and Chicago Bandits is set for 7:05 PM (ET) at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex. This series has crucial seeding implications as the Pride are currently two games ahead of the Bandits in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) standings. The teams have split their previous two series in the 2014 NPF season. During the Pride and Bandits series, USSSA is hosting the 2014 USSSA Fastpitch … [Read more...]