NPF Rookies Shine Opening Weekend

Knoxville, TN - Tennessee Volunteers vs The University of Mississippi Rebels

Nashville, Tenn. – June 5, 2014 - The 2014 National Pro Fastpitch season got underway this past weekend and several rookies shined in their professional softball debuts. A total of 15 draft picks and 18 free agents began their professional careers in the NPF opening weekend. The Chicago Bandits newcomers had a huge opening weekend with seven different rookies making an impact. The Bandits opened with a three wins over the Arkon Racers. Former Big 10 standout Emily Allard (Northwestern) went 4-for-9 (.444) on the opening weekend, while Natalie Hernandez (Illinois-Chicago) and RT Cantillo … [Read more...]