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  1. USSSA Florida Pride Signs Veteran Alexa Peterson
  2. Pride welcomes back Wiggins with one-year extension
  3. Bianca Bell is back! Signs 2-year extension with Pride
  4. Henderson is here to stay; signs 2-year extension
  5. Veteran Ricketts to remain a force on the Pride; signs 2-year extension

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May 20, 2019
USSSA Florida Pride Signs Veteran Alexa Peterson

VIERA, FL (May 15, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed catcher and former Pride team member Alexa Peterson to a one year contract team officials announced today. Peterson began her career in the NPF with the Pride signing as a rookie in 2014. The former University of Oregon stand out and NCAA All-American…

February 21, 2019
Pride welcomes back Wiggins with one-year extension

VIERA, FL (January 25, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride have signed outfielder Megan Wiggins to a one-year extension Pride officials announced. Wiggins began her career in the NPF in 2011 and was acquired by the Pride in a trade with the PA Rebellion in 2015.  In her 4 years with the Pride has amassed…

February 20, 2019
Bianca Bell is back! Signs 2-year extension with Pride

VIERA, FL. (February 14, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride has signed a 2 year extension with three year NPF veteran utility player Bianka Bell, team officials announced today.   Stellar former LSU Tiger and Tampa native, Bell helped lead LSU to back-to-back Women’s College World Series appearances in 2015 and 2016 and became the…

November 28, 2017
Pride Alumni in the 2018 USSSA Hall of Fame Class

Viera, FL– November 27, 2017- Last week USSSA celebrated its 50th anniversary at the annual convention; this year’s destination was Daytona Beach, Florida. At the company’s Hall of Fame dinner, USSSA CEO Don DeDonatis announced the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. Among the prestigious group of athletes and directors, DeDonatis named two former USSSA Pride standout…

October 17, 2017
Player Spotlight: Lauren Chamberlain

Viera, FL– October 17, 2017- It was recently announced that eleven Pride players were invited to participate at the 2018 USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Camp this January. Among the eleven invited was Pride standout Lauren Chamberlain who will not be attending, as she is currently recovering from a recent shoulder surgery. ???????? pic.twitter.com/RqgdBmNVDr…

September 7, 2017
Local Buffalo Wild Wings Retires Mandie Perez’s Jersey

Viera, FL-September 7, 2017- USSSA Pride rookie, Mandie Perez, was inducted into her high school Hall of Fame this week and had her #55 jersey retired. The four-year letterwinner for Whittier Christian High School posted staggering numbers throughout her four seasons with the Heralds. Mandie was awarded the League Most Valuable Player all four years…

September 24, 2018
Hallie Wilson Announces Retirement from the USSSA Pride

September 24, 2018 — Viera, FL — Hallie Wilson has announced her retirement from the USSSA Pride and National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. Wilson played all four of her NPF seasons in a Pride uniform. The University of Arizona All American was an integral part of the Pride’s four NPF Regular Season Championships and 2018…

August 30, 2018
USSSA Pride Win Fourth Cowles Cup

The USSSA Pride earned their fourth Cowles Cup Championship as they defeated the Chicago Bandits on August 18th.

August 9, 2018
Pride Face Bandits in Final Regular Season Series

Viera, FL– (August 9, 2018) The Pride are on their last series of the 2018 season! Coming off a three-game victory against the Cleveland Comets, The Pride will take on the Chicago Bandits in a three-game series one last time before the Championship Series. The series will begin on Friday, August 10 and conclude Sunday, August…

March 1, 2018
Mobility vs Flexibility

  In my field of athletic training I’m constantly working with athletes to remain injury free by maintaining mobility and flexibility. It is important to understand the differences between the two and how they need to be prioritized in an athlete’s daily routine. Flexibility is defined as the ability for a particular muscle or muscle…

March 1, 2018
How much does sleep affect athletic performance? Copy

Viera, FL-October 26, 2017- Everyone constantly hears how important sleep is to an average person’s functioning.  However, for athletes, sleep can have even more of an impact on their ability to perform. On average, most elementary children need at least 10 to 11 hours of sleep per night and adolescents need at least 9 to 9…

October 25, 2017
How much does sleep affect athletic performance?

Viera, FL-October 26, 2017- Everyone constantly hears how important sleep is to an average person’s functioning.  However, for athletes, sleep can have even more of an impact on their ability to perform. On average, most elementary children need at least 10 to 11 hours of sleep per night and adolescents need at least 9 to 9…