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  1. Kelly Kretschman and Chelsea Goodacre Shine at Annual NPF Awards Banquet
  2. USSSA Pride in Baton Rouge for 2017 NPF Championship Series
  3. National Pro Fastpitch Announces Complete Coverage for 2017 Championship Series Presented by Marucci
  4. Pride Defeat Bandits 4-2 in Extra Innings
  5. Pride Hand Bandits Second Straight Loss

Akron Racers

June 6, 2017
USSSA Pride To Host Home Opener June 8th at USSSA Space Coast Stadium

LaurenChamberlainInvite Viera, FL– June 6, 2017-The USSSA Pride open the 2017 season this Thursday, June 8 at 7:05 p.m. ET, against the Akron Racers in a three-game series in their new home at USSSA Space Coast Stadium in Viera, FL. This is the first home opener in Pride history that will be hosted at the new USSSA Space Coast…

May 11, 2017
National Pro Fastpitch Announces Partnership with SwingAway

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2017) – National Pro Fastpitch announced a league-wide partnership with SwingAway Sports Products. SwingAway becomes the first partner in the category of Official Batting Station of National Pro Fastpitch. SwingAway training devices will be on site in NPF venues for athlete training and practice and will also be utilized in team…

January 20, 2017
NPF Releases 2017 Season Schedule

Kissimmee, FL – January 20, 2016 – National Pro Fastpitch has released its 2017 season schedule. The schedule was assembled during the League’s annual winter meetings that took place in Nashville last week. The five affiliate team administrative staffs of the USSSA Pride, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and, Akron Racers all took…

August 21, 2016
USSSA Pride Move On to Final Series

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 21, 2016 – Whatever chance the Akron Racers had of knocking off the top-seeded USSSA Pride in the semifinal round of the NPF Championship Series dissipated in a long sixth inning Sunday at Rhoads Stadium. A quartet of Akron pitchers threw a total of 56 pitches in the inning as the Pride batted around in a…

August 20, 2016
Ricketts and Pride Shut Out Racers for 1-0 Series Lead

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 19, 2016 – Following a one-hour rain delay that postponed the start of tonight’s game at Rhoads Stadium between the top-seeded USSSA Pride and the Akron Racers, the two teams cruised through a pitchers’ duel with a three-run home run by Lauren Chamberlain accounting for the entire offensive output in a 3-0 shutout victory…

August 12, 2016
Pride end regular season with a win

Kissimmee, FL—August 12, 2016—The USSSA Pride ended their regular season in the same way they started it: with a win. In their final game of the regular season, the Pride defeated the Akron Racers in a tight contest that ended in a score of 4-3.  The scoring started in the third inning. The Racers jumped…

August 10, 2016
Team effort gets the win for the Pride

Kissimmee, FL—August 10—The USSSA Pride continued to display their seemingly insurmountable power on Wednesday night against the Akron Racers. Facing the Racers at the University of Notre Dame, the Pride won their 36th game of the regular season.  In the first inning cleanup hitter Lauren Chamberlain hit a two-run home run, giving the Pride a…

August 9, 2016
USSSA Pride Take Game Two Against the Akron Racers, 3-0

Kissimmee, FL- August 9th-The USSSA Florida took game two against the Akron Racers with a 3-0 final Tuesday night. The game was called after five official innings due to lightning and rain in the area before the sixth inning could be completed and the four runs the Pride added in the top of the sixth were…

August 8, 2016
Goodacre leads Pride to 7-3 win

Kissimmee, FL—August 8, 2016—Chelsea Goodacre was unstoppable in the USSSA Pride’s final regular season series opener of 2016. Goodacre went 3-3 with three home runs off of three different Akron pitchers. Of her team’s seven runs, Goodacre scored three of them and brought in five. Things started off hot in the first inning. After putting…

July 25, 2016
Pride take series with walk off vs Akron

Kissimmee, FL—July 25, 2016—It seemed like the series finale between the USSSA Pride and the Akron Racers might go all night. The contest ended in the eighth inning when Kelly Kretschman sent a walk-off home run deep over the center field fence to make the score 5-2 and carry the Pride to their 25th win…