Pride Fall to Bandits 5-2 in Game One at Rosemont

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – July 31, 2014 - After falling behind early in the first, the Bandits stormed back and scored the next five runs to defeat the league leading the USSSA Pride 5-2. Monica Abbott got the call for the Bandits while Keilani Ricketts started in the circle for the Pride. The Pride took an early 2-0 lead in the first off an Andrea Duran RBI double that brought home Madison Shipman to open the scoring. Kelly Kretschman followed up with an RBI single score the Pride’s second run of the game. With the game tied at two in the third, Alisa Goler stepped to the plate and blasted an … [Read more...]

Osterman Dominates In Shutout Victory

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Kissimmee, FL- The USSSA Pride shutout the Chicago Bandits on Friday night in a 9-0 win. The win came in large part thanks to Cat Osterman, who threw a near no hitter in the win, which was broken up in the top of the seventh. The game started off on a good note for the Pride after a lead off home run by Natasha Watley. Kelly Kretschman and Kristyn Sandberg would also come around to score in the inning after a single by GiOnna DiSalvatore and a double by Andrea Duran, putting the Pride up 3 at the end of the first inning. Kelly Kretschman would put the Pride up 4-0 in the fourth after a … [Read more...]