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Akron Racers

June 27, 2016
USSSA Pride to Host Racers and Bandits at Michigan

Kissimmee, FL—June 26, 2016—The USSSA Pride will hit their next stop on the NPF College Tour this Monday night. They will stop in Ann Arbor, MI to play a three-game series at the home of the Michigan Wolverines. The Pride will face two different opponents—the Akron Racers during game one and the Chicago Bandits for…

June 25, 2016
Pride Slug Their Way Past the Racers

AKRON, OH-June 25, 2016– On a night that started with the Akron Racers holding a public toast to the Cleveland Cavaliers because of their first NBA championship in franchise history, the USSSA Pride used an offensive power surge to come away with a 12-6 victory at Firestone Stadium Saturday night. After Racer First Baseman Sam…

June 25, 2016
USSSA Pride to Face Akron Racers in Ohio

Kissimmee, FL—June 24, 2016—The USSSA Pride will face their first non-Rebellion opponent since June 15 when they take on the Akron Racers for the first time this series. They will face the Racers in a two-game, two-day series this weekend (June 25 and 26). The Pride completed their final away series with the Rebellion on…

February 11, 2016
USSSA Pride Acquire Jessica Garcia for 2016 Season

Kissimmee, FL– February 11, 2016- The USSSA Florida Pride have acquired catcher Jessica Garcia following a trade with Akron. In exchange for Garcia, the Racers picked up the Pride’s first selection in the fifth round of the 2017 draft. Garcia, who spent the last four seasons in an Akron jersey behind the plate will wear…

January 25, 2016
2016 NPF College Draft Slated For April 14 At CMA Theater In Nashville, TN

NASHVILLE (Jan. 25, 2016) – National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), the premier women’s pro softball league, today announced that the 2016 NPF College Draft Presented by Bownet will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm CT at the CMA Theater in Nashville, located within the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The NPF College Draft…

August 11, 2015
CBS Sports Network to Air Every 2015 NPF Championship Game

All season long fans have been asking for more National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) on CBS Sports Network.  Ask and you shall receive!  For the first time in NPF history, every pitch of every NPF Championship game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network from Friday the 14th through Tuesday the 18th.  Watch the 2015…

July 27, 2015
Series Preview: Pride to play Bandits in Illinois

Kissimmee, FL – July 27, 2015 – After a quick two weeks and 13 games at ESPN Wide World of Sports, the USSSA Pride is headed back on the road.  For the final time during regular season play, the Pride and Chicago Bandits will see each other for a four game set from Monday July…

July 26, 2015
The Pride and Racers Split Doubleheader

Kissimmee, FL– July 25- After a two-hour rain delay, the USSSA Pride (28-10) took the first game of Saturday’s double dip with the Akron Racers 8-2 at Champion Stadium. The Racers’ Nerissa Myers started the scoring in the first inning with her sixth home run of the season, a solo shot, to give Akron the…

July 24, 2015
USSSA Pride Defeat Akron Racers 2-1

Kissimmee, FL– July 23-The USSSA Pride (26-10) fell behind early but responded with timely hitting to down the Akron Racers (16-17) 2-1 Thursday evening at Champion Stadium. The Racers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in their first at-bat when Shellie Robinson singled home Taylor Schlopy, who reached on a fielder’s choice. USSSA loaded the…

July 23, 2015
Racers’ Offense Edges Out the Pride, 5-4

Kissimmee, FL– July 22- The Akron Racers (16-16) fell behind early before rebounding to pull out the 5-4 victory over the USSSA Pride (25-10) Wednesday evening at Champion Stadium. The Prides’ Madison Shipman split the middle infielders to lead off the second inning and Andrea Duran followed with a double down the left field line….