5 Draftees Chosen by Pride in 2015 NPF Draft

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Kissimmee, FL- May 27th,2015 - On April 1st, the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) College Draft presented by Bownet Sports was underway in Nashville, Tennessee and was broadcasted live on CBS Sports. Packed with fans and girls’ softball teams alike, the audience waited patiently and supported these girls to see where all of the draftees would play professionally for the 2015 NPF season. After all was said and done, it was another successful draft day for the NPF as the USSSA Pride gained five great draftees for the upcoming season. Fast forward to a month or so later and NPF Opening Day is … [Read more...]

Pride Sign First Overall Draft Pick Lauren Chamberlain

Lauren Chamberlain, the NCAA all time homerun leader, has signed a three year contract with the Pride. Photo courtesy of John Williamson.

Kissimmee, FL- June 4, 2015-The USSSA Florida Pride are pleased to announce the signing of number one overall draft pick and NCAA Career Homerun leader Lauren Chamberlain. The former Oklahoma Sooner and four-time NFCA All-American has signed a three year contract with the back-to-back National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) champions. “Being drafted first was an honor. It was nice to see the hard work over the years pay off and have a team and general manager that had faith in me as the number one pick. Knowing I was drafted to the Pride brought more happiness because of the level of athletes I knew I … [Read more...]

Former Arizona State All-American signs with USSSA Pride

Photo courtesy of John Treadwell

Kissimmee, FL – May 27, 2015- The USSSA Florida Pride are pleased to announce Amber Freeman, the 11th overall pick in the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) draft, has signed a two year contract with the Pride. The former Arizona State All-American and 2012 Pac-12 Player of the Year adds valuable catching depth and a powerful bat to the Pride lineup. “We are excited to add Amber Freeman to our lineup. With the off-season moves we made this year, we needed a catcher and a righty power hitter. Amber comes from a great program at Arizona State and has international experience so she’s used to … [Read more...]