Pride sweep Charge in double header

Megan Wiggins prepares for the pitch against the Dallas Charge

Kissimmee, FL- July 28, 2016-The USSSA Florida Pride took both games of a double header against the Dallas Charge on Thursday night. Game one ended with a final score of 2-0, while game two was decided by a score of 6-4. With the wins the Pride improved to 27-10 on the season. Game one was close until the fourth. Powerhandz player of the game Sierra Romero (2-for-3) secured the win with a timely two-run bomb that gave the Pride a 2-0 lead. The Pride line-up totaled six hits in game one and committed no errors for their 26th win of the season. Starting pitcher, Jolene Henderson tossed … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride to face Dallas Charge in four-game series

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Kissimmee, FL—July 26, 2016—The USSSA Pride begin their two-week-long road trip on Wednesday. They’ll start in McKinney, TX, when they face the Dallas Charge at the Ballfields at Craig Ranch. The Pride completed a three-game sweep of the Akron Racers on Monday, moving to 25-10 on the season. The series finale went to eight innings and ended after Kelly Kretschman hit a walk-off home run. The Charge most recently faced off with the Pride in Kansas City on July 13 and 14. They completed a two-game sweep of Dallas in games scored 6-3 and 7-1. The Pride are 4-2 against the Charge on the … [Read more...]

Pride jump out on top early

Keilani Ricketts is congratulated by her teammates as she reenters the dugout

Kissimmee, FL—July 14, 2016—The USSSA Pride got out to a hot start on Thursday night. They began the game by scoring six runs in the first inning against the Dallas Charge. The Pride scored all six runs before making an out. Keilani Ricketts threw a gem. In her complete game, she allowed just four hits and one earned run while striking out five. Of her seven innings pitched, Ricketts threw 4.2 innings of no-hit softball. Her no-hit bid was blown in the fifth when Kahley Novak pounded a slap hit into the ground in front of home plate. The six-run first inning took top-notch effort … [Read more...]

Profastpitch in the Spotlight at MLB’s All-Star Week

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Article by Mike McCormick | MLB.com SAN DIEGO -- In the spirit of baseball barnstorming tours 100 years ago, some talented women blazed through San Diego during MLB's All-Star Week. Two teams from the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league -- the USSSA Pride, of Orlando, and the Dallas Charge -- played games that counted toward their regular-season records at a neutral site at the University of San Diego. "I think being here during the All-Star Game was huge," said Cat Osterman, who helped pitch Team USA to a gold medal in the 2004 Olympics and a silver in 2008. "It allowed baseball fans to … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Defeat Dallas Charge in Game One of Kansas City Series

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Kansas City, KS-July 13th- The USSSA Florida Pride finished with a 6-3 win over the Dallas Charge Wednesday night in Kansas City to end their four game losing streak. The Dallas Charge kicked things off in the first following three back-to-back singles by Gadbois, Davis, Lahners to load the bases. Haeger then brought in the first run of the ballgame with the fourth consecutive single down the right field line to score Gadbois and put the Charge up 1-0. Castillo then followed suit with a sacrifice fly to right that scored Davis to make it 2-0. Richardson extended the carnage with her own … [Read more...]