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...]

Pride Top Bandits in Extra Inning Thriller

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – If Monday night’s extra-inning thriller was any indication of how the four game series between the Bandits and Pride will go, NPF fans are certainly in for a treat. The first meeting in 2015 between the two rivals lasted 10 innings, with the Pride coming out on top by a score of 3-2. A RBI single from Chelsea Goodacre in the top of the 2nd inning would score Shelby Pendley to allow the Pride to take an early 1-0 lead.  GiOnna DiSalvatore would increase that lead to 2-0 with a solo shot over the right field fence in the top of the 3rd, her second homer of the … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Best Rebellion in Extras, 4-3

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YORK, PA—June 26, 2015- The USSSA Pride and Pennsylvania Rebellion took their talents to Central Pennsylvania on Thursday, June 25 when they squared off at Santander Stadium for a neutral site contest. The Pride edged the Rebellion by a final score of 4-3 in a game that lasted 12 innings. PA jumped on the board first in their first at-bat from York, PA. After leading off with a single and reaching third on an error, center fielder Yuri Masuyama scored off of a sacrifice fly from designated player Cheyenne Cordes. The Rebellion added a security run to their lead in the bottom of the fifth … [Read more...]