Pride fall 2-0 to Racers in Sarah Pauly Shutout

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AKRON, OH- June, 22 2015 - LIVE on CBS Sports Network, the Akron Racers (5-8) battled the USSSA Pride (6-3) to gain a 2-0 victory on a stunning performance by Racers' pitcher, Sarah Pauly. Pride Pitcher Cat Osterman froze the Racers’ offense in the first inning by tossing three consecutive strikeouts. But the Racers continued to take their cuts in each at bat. Kelley Montalvo (Alabama) put the Pride on their toes by blasting a double into the left field corner in the bottom of the second. Osterman shut down the inning with two back-to-back strikeouts, leaving Montalvo on second … [Read more...]

Preview of Pride and Racers in Akron

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Kissimmee, FL- June 20, 2015- The USSSA Pride continue their season this Sunday, June 21st in Akron, Ohio to play their first 2015 regular season series against the Akron Racers. The Akron Racers will be hosting the Pride in a three game series at Firestone Stadium this Father’s Day Weekend. This is the fourth series of the 2015 season for the Pride and the first facing the 2015 Akron Racers. So far this season, the USSSA Pride have a 5-2 record, beating the Dallas Charge five out of seven games they’ve completed. They will be facing a new team with the Akron Racers who are currently 4-7 on … [Read more...]

Montalvo’s Walkoff Homerun Beats the Pride 4-2

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Akron, OH-August 7, 2014-Starting pitcher Lisa Norris held the potent USSSA Florida Pride lineup to two runs in seven innings and Kelley Montalvo delivered a walkoff two-run home run to propel the Racers to a 4-2 win on Thursday night at Firestone Stadium in Akron, OH. Taylor Schlopy led off the bottom of the 7th inning with a double and the Pride removed starting pitcher Keilani Ricketts in favor of Jordan Taylor. After Taylor struck out pinch-hitter Brianna Cherry, Montalvo delivered her game-winning homerun to center field. With the win, the Racers improved their home record at … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Jumps On Akron Racers Early and Coasts To 12-2 Win

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Dallas, TX – June 21, 2014 - USSSA Pride refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against Akron Racers, recording a 12-2 victory on Sunday at Dallas, TX. The game was decided quickly as USSSA Pride exerted its will early with six runs in the first three innings. An RBI double by Andrea Duran, an RBI double by Kristyn Sandberg, and an RBI single by Kelly Kretschman in the first inning and an RBI double by Caitlin Lowe during the second inning helped USSSA Pride put some runs on the board early. Andrea put herself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for USSSA … [Read more...]