Alabama Great, Haylie McCleney, Signs With the USSSA Pride

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Kissimmee, FL- July 7, 2016- The USSSA Florida Pride is excited to announce the signing of Alabama great Haylie McCleney to a three-year contract. McCleney was selected 13th overall in the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Draft this past April, becoming the 11th player in Alabama softball program history to be drafted by the NPF. “I'm really thankful for everyone that got me to this point. My family, my coaches and teammates at Alabama are the ones that made this all possible. I'm just excited to be with a great organization like the Pride. It has always been a goal of mine to be a … [Read more...]

Four Pride Draftees Earn All-SEC Honors

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Kissimmee, FL-May 10, 2016- A few weeks ago, Pride Softball gained a spectacular draft class made up of eight stellar athletes hailing from the biggest conferences in softball. Four of those draftees have earned All-SEC honors joining a long line of Pride players who earned the same accolades years prior from Hannah Rogers to Chelsea Thomas. SEC Pitcher of the Year went to Pride draftee Kelsey Nunley out of Kentucky. Nunley became the first Wildcat in school history to earn the league’s top pitching award and the only Wildcat to be recognized as a first-team All-SEC selection for 2016. … [Read more...]

Championship Series Venue Re-location Announced for 2016

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Atlanta, GA – December 3, 2015 - National Pro Fastpitch announced today the 2016 Championship Series will be held at Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa Alabama and will take place August 19-23. Rhoads is the home field of the National Champion University of Alabama softball team and holds the prestigious honor of leading the nation in NCAA regular season attendance for the past 9 consecutive years. The previous award of the Championship Series was for a three-year stint, 2014-2016, and placed the league’s hallmark event at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. However, due to scheduling conflicts in … [Read more...]