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Kelly Kretschman

September 12, 2016
USSSA Pride Announce 2016 Fall Tour

Kissimmee, FL-September 12, 2016-USSSA is pleased to announce that the 2016 Pride Fall Tour is back! This September, the USSSA Pride will be making their way northeast to get USSSA and the NPF back on the map during the off-season for a chance to promote the league in front of the biggest softball fans. Six…

August 23, 2016
Pride Fall to Bandits in Championship Game

  Tuscaloosa, AL-August 23, 2016– Back-to-back home runs and back-to-back upsets led to the Chicago Bandits hoisting the Cowles Cup as back-to-back National Pro Fastpitch Champions. The Bandits used consecutive solo shots by catcher Taylor Edwards and outfielder Brittany Cervantes and a gritty pitching performance from Angel Bunner to defeat the USSSA Pride 2-1 on…

August 22, 2016
Bandits Force Decisive Game Three of Final Series

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 22, 2016– The Chicago Bandits never back down from a fight, so when the second game of the NPF Championship Series turned into a slugfest on Monday night. they were in their element. On the verge of elimination from the best-of-three Cowles Cup series with the USSSA Pride, Chicago banged out an 11-5…

August 21, 2016
USSSA Pride Move On to Final Series

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 21, 2016 – Whatever chance the Akron Racers had of knocking off the top-seeded USSSA Pride in the semifinal round of the NPF Championship Series dissipated in a long sixth inning Sunday at Rhoads Stadium. A quartet of Akron pitchers threw a total of 56 pitches in the inning as the Pride batted around in a…

August 19, 2016
Kelly Kretschman and the USSSA Pride Shine at the 2016 NPF Awards Banquet

Tuscaloosa, AL-August 19, 2016- It was a memorable night out in Tuscaloosa for the USSSA Pride who took home a total of fourteen awards Thursday night at the 2016 NPF Banquet. It was a night that recognized the league’s stand-out players in a setting fit for Alabama alumni Kelly Kretschman who stole the show with…

August 17, 2016
Kelly Kretschman Named First Triple Crown Winner in NPF History

Kissimmee, FL– August 17, 2016- Kelly Kretschman has made NPF history becoming the first Pro Fastpitch player to earn the prestigious Triple Crown award in her 11th year in the league. At nearly 37 years of age, Kretschman led the NPF in batting average (.466), home runs (13) and RBI (45) to earn the league’s…

August 11, 2016
USSSA Florida Pride Crowned 2016 Regular Season Champs

  Kissimmee, FL– August 11, 2016- With 36 wins on the season, the USSSA Pride clenched their third consecutive regular season championship (2014, 2015, 2016) and earned the top seed in this month’s NPF Championship Series. Since 2009, the USSSA Florida Pride has claimed the regular season title five times in the seven years they’ve…

August 10, 2016
Team effort gets the win for the Pride

Kissimmee, FL—August 10—The USSSA Pride continued to display their seemingly insurmountable power on Wednesday night against the Akron Racers. Facing the Racers at the University of Notre Dame, the Pride won their 36th game of the regular season.  In the first inning cleanup hitter Lauren Chamberlain hit a two-run home run, giving the Pride a…

August 9, 2016
USSSA Pride Take Game Two Against the Akron Racers, 3-0

Kissimmee, FL- August 9th-The USSSA Florida took game two against the Akron Racers with a 3-0 final Tuesday night. The game was called after five official innings due to lightning and rain in the area before the sixth inning could be completed and the four runs the Pride added in the top of the sixth were…

August 8, 2016
Goodacre leads Pride to 7-3 win

Kissimmee, FL—August 8, 2016—Chelsea Goodacre was unstoppable in the USSSA Pride’s final regular season series opener of 2016. Goodacre went 3-3 with three home runs off of three different Akron pitchers. Of her team’s seven runs, Goodacre scored three of them and brought in five. Things started off hot in the first inning. After putting…