Sports Talk Florida: Eric Lopez Interviews Francesca Enea


Courtesy of By Eric [email protected] Producer,Host    On this edition ELOOnline,  Eric Lopez caught up recently with former Florida Gator and current USSSA Pride Softball  outfielder Francesca Enea to talk about the NPF, the Gators, Broadcasting and more. Why you should listen : Francesca Enea is finishing up her 4th season with the USSSA Pride,  Enea is looking for her 2nd NPF Championship  this weekend   (Won in 2010)  when the Pride compete in the NPF Championship series this weekend. Enea was a Softball star  at University of Florida (2007-2010) help … [Read more...]

Akron Racers Fall to USSSA Pride 12-1


AKRON, OH – July 12, 2013 – The Akron Racers struggled against the USSSA Pride on both sides of the ball in tonight’s 12 -1 loss to the Pride. The Racers batters managed just four hits and one run while the Racers pitchers combined to give up 12 runs on 15 hits. Brittany Mack was charged with the loss for the Racers and Sarah Pauly receives the win for the Pride. Mack’s record is now 2-4 and Pauly jumps to 8-4. Mack pitched just 2.0 innings and finished with a line of seven hits, eight runs, two walks, and one strike out. She struggled early and started the game by walking Natasha Watley on … [Read more...]

Akron Racers Fall to USSSA Pride 11-5; Pride Complete Series Sweep

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AKRON, OH – July 7, 2013 – The Akron Racers dropped the last game of the four-game seires against the USSSA Pride. The final score was 11-5. The Pride got their runs in bunches; they scored five runs in the second inning and six runs in the fifth inning. The Racers have now dropped seven in a row. Rachele Fico took the circle for her second start of the season, while Cat Osterman threw for the Pride. Fico threw for four innings before she was replaced by Jen Mineau. Fico finished the game with a line of seven hits, ten runs, three walked batters and two strike outs. Fico got off to a … [Read more...]

Akron Racers Fall 6-4 in Series Opener vs. USSSA Pride

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AKRON, OH – The USSSA Pride wasted little time against the Akron Racers Thursday, scoring early against starting pitcher Ivy Renfroe. The Racers’ rookie surrendered 11 hits through her seven innings of work, while the Pride’s counterpart Cat Osterman fanned double-digit batters for the eighth time this season. The Pride jumped out to an early lead in the 6-4 victory, scoring five runs off eight hits in the first two innings. Despite the early advantage, Renfroe and the Racers didn’t lay down. The rookie silenced Florida the next four innings, and the Racers rallied back to make it a … [Read more...]

Crowd of 3000 Watches Pride Edge Racers 3-2


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas –  The USSSA Pride faced off against the Akron Racers on a gorgeous night in Corpus Christi, TX in front of a massive crowd of 3,030. Danielle Lawrie(2-0) carried a 3-1 lead into the top of the 6th inning until Nicole Pauly singled home a run to make it a 3-2 ball game. Lawrie didn’t falter and she held on,  closing out the Racers to get a complete game victory and a Pride win. Racers' (3-2) short stop Aja Paculba brought in the first run of the game with an RBI double in the third inning, her eighth RBI on the season, to give the Racers a short-lived 1-0 … [Read more...]