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

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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, 1 Run, 4 RBI) changed the game in the top of the seventh inning with a two-run home run to left field that scored pinch runner Courtney Ceo to tie the game 4-4.  After the Racers were quietly set down by Pride closing pitcher Jordan Taylor (2-1) in the bottom of the seventh … [Read more...]

Akron Racers Fall to USSSA Pride 12-1

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AKRON, OH – July 12, 2013 – The Akron Racers struggled against the USSSA Pride on both sides of the ball in tonight’s 12 -1 loss to the Pride. The Racers batters managed just four hits and one run while the Racers pitchers combined to give up 12 runs on 15 hits. Brittany Mack was charged with the loss for the Racers and Sarah Pauly receives the win for the Pride. Mack’s record is now 2-4 and Pauly jumps to 8-4. Mack pitched just 2.0 innings and finished with a line of seven hits, eight runs, two walks, and one strike out. She struggled early and started the game by walking Natasha Watley on … [Read more...]

Racers Fall to the Pride 7-5

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AKRON, OH – July 6, 2013 – The Racers fell 7-5 to the USSSA Pride in game three of a four game series. After traveling to Maumee, Ohio for the July 5 match-up where they fell (1-0) against the Pride, the Racers returned to their home turf hungry for a win. Brittany Mack pitched 2.0 innings and kept the Pride restrained, only giving up one hit in the first inning. Both teams went scoreless until the second inning. The Racers defensive work inhibited the Pride from scoring. Tess Sito shifted the score in favor of the Racers. Sito singled sending Aja Paculba home for the first run of the … [Read more...]