Blogging From The Berm: Kristyn Sandberg

Courtesy of LSU Sports

By Clyde Verdin from LSU Sports BATON ROUGE, La.– April 12, 2014- In today’s special edition of the Blogging from the Berm series, we hear from LSU student manager and former Georgia standout Kristyn Sandberg as the Tigers begin their SEC series against the Bulldogs tonight at 6 p.m. at Tiger Park. Sandberg, a former All-American and draftee of the USSSA Pride of National Pro Fastpitch, the Long Island, N.Y. native hit .324 for her career and finished with 117 RBI and 33 home runs in college and was drafted fifth overall by the Pride in the 2012 NPF Draft. “Tiger Fans! It’s Kristyn … [Read more...]

LSU’s McDonald To Join USSSA Florida Pride


By Clyde Verdin BATON ROUGE, La. –April 10, 2014- After a year off, second-year LSU volunteer assistant coach Sharonda McDonald will make her return to National Pro Fastpitch this summer as a member of the USSSA Florida Pride the organization announced today. McDonald, a veteran coach and former NPF All-Star, was last with the Akron Racers for three seasons from 2010-12 where she earned the NPF’s Golden Spikes award after hitting .303 on the year with 13 stolen bases for Akron. In all, the Houston, Texas, native has played professionally for six years between time with the Racers and … [Read more...]

Softball Plays First Fall Exhibition Game


Baton Rouge –September 30, 2013- The USSSA Florida Pride defeated the LSU softball team by a score of 11-0 during an exhibition game Monday at Tiger Park which featured a pitching match-up between former LSU teammates Ashley Czechner and Rachele Fico. During her senior season, Fico received NFCA All-America First-Team honors for the second straight season to become only the third player in program history joining Ashlee Ducote (1998 & 2000) and Britni Sneed (2001 & 2002) to accomplish that feat.  She also received NFCA All-South First-Team, All-SEC Second-Team and All-Louisiana … [Read more...]

Final Game between Pride and Diamonds Cancelled


Baton Rouge, LA-Game 4 of the Pride series at LSU has been cancelled due to severe weather in the area. The Pride managed to finish last night's game which was postponed because of rain, but could not finish the final game of the series against the Carolina Diamonds before the severe weather made it's way back to Tiger Park. The game against the Diamonds will be rescheduled for a later time during the season. About USSSA Florida Pride: The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of … [Read more...]

USSSA Florida Pride playing at Tiger Park, LSU – Brittany Mack is Back!


The USSSA Florida Pride travel to Louisiana State University, home of Head Coach Beth Torina and Women's College World Series star Brittany Mack to take on the Carolina Diamonds as part of the National Pro Fastpitch League FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Release) - Jul 05, 2012 - That's right Pride fans! The USSSA Florida Pride are back on the road and are on their way to Louisiana to take on the Carolina Diamonds yet again!They are back in action starting Friday, July 6th with a game at the prestigious Tiger Park softball stadium at the beautiful Louisiana State University (LSU) … [Read more...]