Pride Fall to Bandits in series Opener, 7-0


ROSEMONT, Ill. -June 15, 2015- Brittany Cervantes continued to shine as she recorded the winning RBI double, leading the Bandits to a 7-0 shutout of the USSSA Pride in game one of the four game series. Both Monica Abbott and Keilani Ricketts made their season debuts for their respective teams as Abbott got the start in the circle for Chicago while Ricketts got the call for the Pride. Each pitcher was returning to the NPF following their time overseas playing in the Japan Softball League. Abbott, the 2012 NPF Pitcher of the Year, wasted no time asserting her dominance, while Ricketts … [Read more...]

Cat Osterman Throws Her 2nd No-Hitter of the Season, Pride Wins 8 – 0


Little Falls, NJ – July 20, 2013 - The USSSA Pride and the NY/NJ Comets kicked off a much anticipated 4 game series last night in Little Falls, NJ on the campus of Montclair State University. It was the return of professional  fastpitch softball to the northeast for the first time in five years. The site was Yogi Berra Stadium - the Yogi Berra museum evident in the backdrop with the Yankee legend's number 8 prominently positioned on the window facing the playing field. And for the NY/NJ Comets, it was like deja vu all over again as softball's legendary number 8, Cat Osterman, threw the … [Read more...]