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June 18, 2016
Pride Beat Rebellion at Auburn 5-0 – Romero Hits First Home Run In Pro Career

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…

February 22, 2016
The Evolution of Recruiting: Kelly Kretschman

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…

January 26, 2015
Diamond Renews as Official Softball of the NPF

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…

January 15, 2015
NPF and USSSA Pride Announce 2015 Schedule

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…

November 11, 2014
Pride Return to Alabama to Play Wallace State Tonight

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…

August 1, 2014
Pride Fall to Bandits 5-2 in Game One at Rosemont

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…

July 1, 2014
USSSA Pride Accept #Chillin4Charity Challenge

Kissimmee, FL-July 1, 2014- The USSSA Florida Pride joined the #Chillin4Charity movement Saturday night at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas. The #Chillin4Charity cold water challenge campaign is a national movement that started in the women’s basketball community and has spread throughout the sports world, including the softball community. All proceeds from the challenge benefit the…

June 27, 2014
USSSA Pride beat the Chicago Bandits 7-1

Duran’s Home Run Leads Pride to 7-1 Win Over Bandits Round Rock, TX – June 27, 2014-The USSSA Pride defeated the Chicago Bandits in the first contest of the series in Round Rock, TX tonight by a score of 7-1. Keilani Ricketts (1-1) picked up the win for the Pride coming in for Blaire Luna…

June 25, 2014
NPF Championship Series Rematch Set for Primetime Coverage

Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL—June 25, 2014- ESPN3 and Cox Sports Television will provide a live broadcast of the USSSA Florida Pride and Chicago Bandits four-game series in Round Rock, Texas. The June 26-28th series serves as a rematch of the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship where the Pride beat the Bandits to capture their second…

June 17, 2014
Danielle Lawrie’s Return to Softball Embodies the Phrase, “Working Mom”

Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL Remember when New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy was chastised for taking paternity leave, and missing two games to be present for the birth of his first child? Enter the world of women’s professional sports, where the birth of a child from a female athlete can mean missing an entire season….