Series Preview: Pride v. Rebellion – Maumee, OH

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Kissimmee, FL – The USSSA Florida Pride and the Pennsylvania Rebellion will meet again for the second match-up this season. The two-game series is set for Friday July 3rd and Saturday July 4th and will be played at the Lucas County Recreation Center in Maumee, OH. This series marks the second of four to be played between the Pride and Rebellion this season. After a four-game series against the Chicago Bandits, the Pride leave Rosemont, IL and head to Maumee, OH with a 10-6 regular season record. They are currently 2.5 games behind the Chicago Bandits for first. The Rebellion, whose last … [Read more...]

Gascoigne Tosses Shutout and Forces Series Split

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By: Jason Lowenthal ROSEMONT, Ill. July 2nd – After taking two of the first three games in the series, the USSSA Pride turned to ace Cat Osterman on short rest, trying to claim a series victory. Osterman pitched well, allowing just two runs on five hits. However, Michelle Gascoigne was just a bit better, tossing a complete game, two-hit shutout to help the Bandits earn a series split. Gascoigne earned her third win of the season by going the distance in a 2-0 Bandits victory. “I think we came out after losing those first two games knowing that we had to play better softball,” Tammy … [Read more...]

Abbott Gem Renders Pride Scoreless

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ROSEMONT, Ill. July 2, 2015 - Two nights ago, it was Cat Osterman who turned in a terrific performance in the circle for the Pride. Last night, it was Monica Abbott’s turn to deliver a gem for the Chicago Bandits. The Bandits ace tossed a complete game, three-hit shutout in a 7-0 victory, giving the Pride their first loss of the series. Keilani Ricketts, now 2-1, was charged with the loss after pitching the first four innings of the game.  Hannah Rogers would only see a portion of the 5th inning before Andi Williamson threw the final 1.2 innings in relief. Abbott, now 4-1, was dominant … [Read more...]

Pride to Face Rebellion in Maumee, Ohio

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Kissimmee, FL -- The USSSA Florida Pride will play a two game series against the Pennsylvania Rebellion on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th at the Lucas County Recreation Center in Maumee, OH. First pitch is set for 7:05 pm EST each night.  This series marks another home stand for the Pride this season. In addition to the Pride games, the Lucas County Recreation Center will also host the free-entry, Patriots Pride Tournament Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5th for ages 8 and under and 18 and under. The Pride’s roster features some of the top softball talent in the world … [Read more...]

Osterman Shuts Down Bandits 3-2

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ROSEMONT, Ill. June 30, 2015– Aside from a two-run line shot to the right field bleachers off the bat of Brittany Cervantes, USSSA Pride ace Cat Osterman was unhittable Tuesday night. Osterman, in her eighth year in the NPF, tossed a complete game one-hitter against the Bandits and fanned 10 batters. The dinger by Cervantes (1-for-2, HR, 2 RBI) was the only offense the Bandits would muster all night as the Pride took game two 3-2 and guaranteed themselves no less than a series split. “We know (Osterman) is a phenomenal pitcher,” Cervantes said. “We’re going to face her later (in the season) … [Read more...]