USSSA Pride Announce 2016 Fall Tour

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Kissimmee, FL-September 12, 2016-USSSA is pleased to announce that the 2016 Pride Fall Tour is back! This September, the USSSA Pride will be making their way northeast to get USSSA and the NPF back on the map during the off-season for a chance to promote the league in front of the biggest softball fans. Six games will be played at four different universities including softball powerhouse Michigan, top 50-ranked programs Ohio State and Notre Dame plus the University of Dayton for the Great Lakes Tour that is set to begin next week, September 24th. The Fall Tour gives fans the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Pride claw their way back to defeat the Racers

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Kissimmee, FL—June 27, 2016—It was a hard-fought game for the USSSA Pride that ended in a 5-4 win. The first game of the Michigan series was the third consecutive win against the Akron Racers and the sixth consecutive win overall. The Pride trailed the Racers for most of the game, chipping away one run at a time. They went down early after the Racers scored two runs in the top of the first inning. The Pride got the runs back in the second off a pair of hits from Amanda Kamekona and Chelsea Goodacre. Fischer got her team back in it, hitting a home run and taking the 3-2 lead for the Racers. … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride to Host Racers and Bandits at Michigan

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Kissimmee, FL—June 26, 2016—The USSSA Pride will hit their next stop on the NPF College Tour this Monday night. They will stop in Ann Arbor, MI to play a three-game series at the home of the Michigan Wolverines. The Pride will face two different opponents—the Akron Racers during game one and the Chicago Bandits for games two and three. After winning four straight before the series finale on Sunday in Akron, the Pride are still at the top of the league standings. They hold a win percentage of .786, standing at 11-3. Facing the second-place Racers in a two-game series in Akron, the Pride will … [Read more...]

National Player of the Year Sierra Romero Signs With the Pride

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Kissimmee, FL—June 10, 2016—The USSSA Pride is excited to announce the signing of their first round draft pick and this year’s NCAA Player of the Year Sierra Romero to a three-year contract. A four-time All American and three-time Big 10 Player of the Year at Michigan, Romero is one of the most decorated college softball players in NCAA history. She was the second overall pick in the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) draft. “I’m just really excited and very lucky that I get to continue my softball career in the NPF and I’m looking forward to playing.” Romero was named the 2016 USA … [Read more...]

College Softball Venues Highlight Pride 2016 Home Schedule

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Kissimmee, FL—April 5, 2016-The USSSA Pride will host home series on five university campuses throughout the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season.  The venues are home to some of college softball’s most competitive and prestigious programs and represent schools from three separate conferences:  SEC’s Auburn and Mississippi State; ACC’s Florida State and Notre Dame; and Big Ten’s Michigan. “It is a priority for the USSSA Pride to expose as many young players as possible to the incredibly talented athletes in the NPF”, commented Pride General Manager, Don DeDonatis.  “We’re very excited … [Read more...]