Davenport and Pride Look to Defend Cowles Cup Next Weekend

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Story by Chad Haynie, UNG Athletic Communications 8/7/2015- DAHLONEGA | As students arrive back to campus to prepare for the start of another academic year, University of North Georgia softball coach Mike Davenport is wrapping up his summer with his other team, the USSSA Pride of the National Pro Fastpitch league. Just a day after returning to Dahlonega from Oklahoma City after leading North Georgia to its first-ever national championship, Davenport packed his bags and headed down to Orlando, Florida to oversee the end of camp for his 2015 Pride squad and prepare the team for the … [Read more...]

5 Draftees Chosen by Pride in 2015 NPF Draft

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Kissimmee, FL- May 27th,2015 - On April 1st, the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) College Draft presented by Bownet Sports was underway in Nashville, Tennessee and was broadcasted live on CBS Sports. Packed with fans and girls’ softball teams alike, the audience waited patiently and supported these girls to see where all of the draftees would play professionally for the 2015 NPF season. After all was said and done, it was another successful draft day for the NPF as the USSSA Pride gained five great draftees for the upcoming season. Fast forward to a month or so later and NPF Opening Day is … [Read more...]

Pride Take On Mercer University in Game 5 of Fall Tour

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Kissimmee, FL-November 13, 2014- The 2014 Fall Tour, sponsored by Boombah, continues tonight as the USSSA Florida Pride travel to Macon, Georgia to take on the Mercer University Bears. First pitch is set for 7:00 PM on the Mercer campus. Last night, the Pride took the field against UAB alumni and won the game 10-1 on a cold night in Birmingham, AL. Tonight's game marks the fifth stop on the Fall Tour, which concludes Saturday at 6:00 PM (est) with a visit to Tallahassee to take on 2014 Women's College World Series (WCWS) participant Florida State University. The Pride are coming off their … [Read more...]

Pride and UAB Alumni Face-off in 2014 Fall Tour

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Kissimmee, FL-November 12, 2014-After defeating Wallace State 8-0 last night, the Pride continue the Alabama stretch of their Fall Tour as they take on the alumni of UAB. First pitch tonight is set for 7:00 PM between the Pride and Blazer alums. The last time the Pride were in the city of Birmingham, they took home their third National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) championship in team history. UAB competed in their fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament in 2014, making them one of 23 teams in the NCAA to accomplish that feat. UAB, who finished second in Conference USA last season, sent their first player … [Read more...]