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Akron Racers

July 21, 2015
Series Preview: USSSA Pride Host Akron Racers at Wide World of Sports

Kissimmee, FL– July 21st-The USSSA Pride will host the Akron Racers in a five game series at ESPN Wide World of Sports starting Wednesday July 22nd at 7:05 PM (ET) in Kissimmee, FL. This is the third and final series the Pride will host at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Following a series loss the first…

July 13, 2015
USSSA Pride Games to be Aired on Longhorn Network

Kissimmee, FL –July 13, 2015- For the first time ever, National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) games will be aired on the Longhorn Network (LHN) during the USSSA Pride’s home stretch at ESPN Wide World of Sports. The Pride is set to face the Chicago Bandits, Pennsylvania Rebellion and Akron Racers during this seven game schedule starting…

July 10, 2015
Pride Steal Series Finale vs Racers in Extras, 6-4

AKRON, Ohio –July 10, 2015- USSSA Pride shortstop Madison Shipman‘s late game heroics sunk the Akron Racers in the finale of the four-game series Thursday night. Shipman drove in four RBI in her final two at-bats to lead the Pride (15-7) to a 6-4 victory in eight innings over the host Racers (13-14). Shipman (2-4,…

July 9, 2015
Pride and Racers Split Double Header

Akron, Ohio– July 8th –Fans saw plenty of action in the battle of the bats between the USSSA Pride and Akron Racers last night as the Racers took game one of the double header 5-4.  But it wouldn’t be an easy win for the Racers: The Pride wouldn’t go down without a fight and proceeded…

July 6, 2015
Series Preview: USSSA Pride and Akron Racers Head Back to Firestone

Kissimmee, FL– The USSSA Florida Pride are heading back to Firestone Stadium to take on the Akron Racers in a four game series starting on July 7th. The first two games will be played on the seventh as a double header, the first DH of the 2015 season for the Pride. The last time these…

June 24, 2015
Pride Fall to Racers 3-2

Akron, OH-June 23, 2015– It was a steamy night in Akron, Ohio as the USSSA Pride and Akron Racers squared off for the rubber match of their three-game series before a live television audience on CBS Sports Network for the second night in a row. The Pride took game one with a 6-2 decision over the…

June 23, 2015
Pride fall 2-0 to Racers in Sarah Pauly Shutout

AKRON, OH- June, 22 2015 – LIVE on CBS Sports Network, the Akron Racers (5-8) battled the USSSA Pride (6-3) to gain a 2-0 victory on a stunning performance by Racers’ pitcher, Sarah Pauly. Pride Pitcher Cat Osterman froze the Racers’ offense in the first inning by tossing three consecutive strikeouts. But the Racers continued…

June 22, 2015
Pride Defeat Racers 6-2

Akron, OH- June 21, 2015– In a very special Father’s Day match up, the USSSA Pride defeated the Akron Racers by a final score of 6-2. The Pride got on base quickly with a Natasha Watley single to center field  right out the gate followed by a Kelly Kretschman double to advance Watley to third base. Unfortunately,…

June 20, 2015
Preview of Pride and Racers in Akron

Kissimmee, FL– June 20, 2015- The USSSA Pride continue their season this Sunday, June 21st in Akron, Ohio to play their first 2015 regular season series against the Akron Racers. The Akron Racers will be hosting the Pride in a three game series at Firestone Stadium this Father’s Day Weekend. This is the fourth series…

May 28, 2015
2015 NPF Season Opens on Friday

Nashville, TN – May 28, 2015 – National Pro Fastpitch will launch the 2015 regular season on Friday May 29, 2015. The Opening Day match-up will feature the Chicago Bandits visiting PA Rebellion at 7:05 pm ET. The Akron Racers will open their season in Pennsylvania also as they face the Rebellion the following day…