Pride edge Charge 4-3

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McKinney, TX- Monday, June 8, 2015 – The Pride took the lead early and managed to hold off the Dallas Charge to capture a 4-3 win in game three of the four game set out at the Ballfields at Craig Ranch. The Pride took advantage of a rocky start in the circle by the Charge’s Sarah Purvis.  Purvis, who walked two, and allowed six hits and 4 earned runs lasted just one and two-third innings, before being relieved by Australian National Vanessa Stokes. Stokes held the Pride to five and a third scoreless innings. Chelsea Thomas came in to relieve Hannah Rogers who got the start for the Pride. … [Read more...]

Osterman Slows Charge in Series Opener

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McKinney, TX- Saturday, June 6, 2015 – The USSSA Florida Pride began the 2015 season in McKinney, Texas with a series opening 10-2 victory against the Dallas Charge. Overcoming a late rally by the Charge, the Pride clinched game one of a four game series. Rookie, Shelby Pendley and veteran Kelly Kretchman delivered seven of the 11 Pride hit barrage.  Pendley had an exceptional rookie debut hitting 4 for 4, including a homerun.  Kretchman hit behind her going 3 for 4 with a deep blast as well. The Dallas Charge defense kept the Pride off the board for the first two innings.  In the third … [Read more...]