USSSA Pride Announce 2016 Fall Tour

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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 games will be played at four different universities including softball powerhouse Michigan, top 50-ranked programs Ohio State and Notre Dame plus the University of Dayton for the Great Lakes Tour that is set to begin next week, September 24th. The Fall Tour gives fans the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Pride end regular season with a win

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Kissimmee, FL—August 12, 2016—The USSSA Pride ended their regular season in the same way they started it: with a win. In their final game of the regular season, the Pride defeated the Akron Racers in a tight contest that ended in a score of 4-3.  The scoring started in the third inning. The Racers jumped out to a 2-0 lead thanks to a double from Sami Fagan. That double scored leadoff batter Taylor Schlopy and AJ Andrews, who was hit by a pitch in the second plate appearance of the inning. The Pride showed fight in the fourth. The first two batters put themselves on base by way of an … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Take DH Against Scrap Yard to Kick-Off Series in Tallahassee

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Kissimmee, FL- July 31, 2016- The USSSA Florida Pride took both games Sunday night to kick off the four-game series against the Scrap Yard Dawgs in Tallahassee. Their third consecutive double header of this past week, the Pride dominated all six games to come to their 31st win of the season. Game one ended with a final score of 11-2, while game two was decided by a score of 6-1. It was also the first professional start of rookie Haylie McCleney who went 4-for-6 in her Pro Fastpitch debut. Shelby Pendley owned the night going 5-for-6 and hitting two home runs with 6 RBI. In game one, … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Take the Series Lead with a 12-3 Win Over the Akron Racers

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Kissimmee, FL- July 23, 2016-The USSSA Florida Pride took game two against the Akron Racers with a final score of 12-3 Sunday night. With the win the Pride improved to 23-10 on the season. Once again, the Pride began the scoring early with four runs in the first. Powerhandz player of the game Kelly Kretschman brought in run number one of the night with a double to left center that scored Wiggins following a lead off single by the Pride center fielder. Hallie Wilson then doubled to bring in Kretschman from third to give the Pride a 2-0 lead. Lauren Chamberlain then stepped up to the plate and … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Secure Series Sweep with 8-2 Win Over Chicago Bandits

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Kissimmee, FL- July 6, 2016- The USSSA Florida Pride improved to 17-3 on the season with the win over the Chicago Bandits in Rosemont, IL Wednesday night. The Bandits got on board first with an RBI single by Danielle Zymkowits in the bottom of the 2nd to put Chicago up 1-0. The Pride responded in the top of the 3rd with a Hallie Wilson leadoff infield single that brought Wiggins up to the plate with no outs. Megan Wiggins then followed suit with a two-run homer that put the Pride up 2-1. The Pride didn’t stay in the lead for long before the Bandits tied the ballgame in the bottom of … [Read more...]