Valerie Arioto Wins Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award

Three-time All-American Valerie Arioto and USSSA Pride Draftee of the University of California has been selected as the 2012 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award winner in NCAA® Division I softball. The announcement and trophy presentation were made on June 1st by Lowe’s, an official corporate partner of the NCAA, during the NCAA Women’s College World Series®. The award was and is chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I softball head coaches, national media and fans, is given annually to the most outstanding senior student-athlete in NCAA Division I softball. To be eligible for the award, a … [Read more...]

Four Draftees in Top Ten for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award


Four of the USSSA Pride's 2012 Draftees are top ten finalists for the 2012 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. In no particular order, the four Pride Draftee finalists are: Valerie Arioto (of California State University, Berkeley), Michelle Moultrie (of the University of Florida), Christi Orgeron (of the University of Louisianna at Lafayatte), and Nikia Williams (of the University of Washington). The top ten finalists were announced on April 4.  Fans can vote for a winner now at From the NPF: The NPF is so proud to see 5 of the 10 … [Read more...]