Pride Beat Rebellion at Auburn 5-0 – Romero Hits First Home Run In Pro Career

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Auburn, AL - June 18, 2016 - The second stop of the 2016 NPF College Tour ended with a 5-0 win for the USSSA Pride who split the series against the PA Rebellion in their 2016 home opener. Following three scoreless innings, Sierra Romero started things off for the Pride with a lead off home run in the bottom of the fourth, the first of her professional career. With one out, Chelsea Goodacre doubled to left center then advanced to third following a ground out by Jessica Garcia. Missy Taukeiaho then reached on a throwing error and advanced to second but not before Goodacre scored from third … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Recruiting: Kelly Kretschman

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The evolution of recruiting chronicles the recruiting journeys of USSSA Pride players. Each player narrates their own story and how they ultimately made the decision on where to play college softball. Watch how recruiting has changed through the years from the stories of each player. The evolution of recruiting begins in the 1990s and ends with the recent processes of our Pride rookies. The first recruiting story is that of Kelly Kretschman, one of the game's all-time greatest hitters and 2015 National Pro Fastpitch Most Outstanding Player. Kelly helped set the foundation for a young … [Read more...]

Diamond Renews as Official Softball of the NPF

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Nashville, TN – January 26, 2015 - National Pro Fastpitch announced an agreement between the league and Diamond Sports that extends the sporting goods manufacturer as the Official Ball of the NPF through the 2017 season. Diamond became the Official Ball of the NPF in 2006. The NPF 2015 season will mark the 10th anniversary of the NPF/Diamond relationship. The ball category is one of only three exclusive partner/supplier categories that currently exist in the NPF, with the helmet and uniform as the other two. “We are extremely proud to continue our relationship with Diamond Sports as the … [Read more...]

NPF and USSSA Pride Announce 2015 Schedule

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Kissimmee, FL – January 15, 2015- The USSSA Florida Pride of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league announced their tentative 2015 schedule on Wednesday. The back-to-back NPF Champions will begin the 2015 season on the road against the Dallas Charge—the NPF expansion team—on Saturday, June 6th. The Pride’s first seven games will be played against the Charge in three different locations—Dallas, TX; Kansas City, KS; and one site in Missouri to be named later. In addition to these locations and NPF home bases, the Pride are tentatively making stops in Orlando, FL; Houston, TX; San Antonio, TX; … [Read more...]

Pride Return to Alabama to Play Wallace State Tonight

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Kissimmee, FL-November 11, 2014-Tonight, the USSSA Florida Pride take on Wallace State Community College at Heritage Park in Cullman, AL. First pitch is set for 7:00 PM between the Pride and Lady Lions. This marks the third stop on the Pride's 2014 Fall Tour. The Pride dropped the first contest to the University of Georgia 8-7 on November 6th before beating Georgia Tech last Saturday 6-1. Preceding tonight's game with the Lady Lions, the Pride will host a clinic from 12:00-4:00 PM at Heritage Park. The Pride are coming off their third National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) championship in team … [Read more...]