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Monica Abbott

March 30, 2017
Natasha Watley’s retirement plan? Keep on winning

  By: Graham Hays More from espnW.com Natasha Watley remembers the first softball game she played. More specifically, she remembers the first time she put bat on ball and tried to run directly to third base. It is the kind of indelible experience that is difficult to forget — not that there is any chance…

June 11, 2016
USSSA Pride Defeat Scrap Yard Dawgs in Season Opener

Kissimmee, FL-June 10th-The Pride took game one of the four game series against the Scrap Yard Dawgs in their 2016 season opener in front of a huge Texas crowd of 1,632 fans. Player of the game, Chelsea Thomas, improved to 1-0 on the season following a combined no-hitter with Pride rookie Kelsey Nunley who came…

February 9, 2016
Tickets Now on Sale for 2016 NPF College Draft

Kissimmee, FL– February 9, 2016- You are invited to attend the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch College Draft on April 14th at 7:00 pm CT. The event will be aired live on CBS Sports Network and held at the CMA Theater inside the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee. The top women college softball players…

July 2, 2015
Abbott Gem Renders Pride Scoreless

ROSEMONT, Ill.– July 2, 2015 – Two nights ago, it was Cat Osterman who turned in a terrific performance in the circle for the Pride. Last night, it was Monica Abbott’s turn to deliver a gem for the Chicago Bandits. The Bandits ace tossed a complete game, three-hit shutout in a 7-0 victory, giving the…

June 30, 2015
Pride Top Bandits in Extra Inning Thriller

ROSEMONT, Ill. – If Monday night’s extra-inning thriller was any indication of how the four game series between the Bandits and Pride will go, NPF fans are certainly in for a treat. The first meeting in 2015 between the two rivals lasted 10 innings, with the Pride coming out on top by a score of…

June 15, 2014
Pride Fall to Bandits in series Opener, 7-0

ROSEMONT, Ill. -June 15, 2015- Brittany Cervantes continued to shine as she recorded the winning RBI double, leading the Bandits to a 7-0 shutout of the USSSA Pride in game one of the four game series. Both Monica Abbott and Keilani Ricketts made their season debuts for their respective teams as Abbott got the start…

August 14, 2013
Pride Use Late Rally to Beat the Bandits, 3-2

Rosemont, IL – August 14, 2013 – With an automatic bid into the National Pro Fastpitch Championship on the line, the Chicago Bandits and USSSA Pride started a pivotal four-game game series tonight at the Ballpark at Rosemont. The game certainly did not disappoint as the Pride used a three-run rally in the seventh inning…

July 14, 2013
Pride Split Doubleheader with Bandits

Kissimmee , FL – The battle for the NPF Regular Season title heated up at Osceola County Stadium as the top two teams in the NPF met with first place on the line.   In game one the Chicago Bandits would get on the board first. In the top of the second inning Chicago’s Nerissa…

July 11, 2013
Butler Powers Bandits to 5 -3 Win Over Pride

Kissimmee, Fl – The Chicago Bandits moved to 4-1 on the season vs. the USSSA Pride behind a 10 strikeout effort by ace Monica Abbott (8-1) securing first place.   The Bandits got on the scoreboard first as Megan Wiggins hit her NPF leading fifth homerun of the season off Sarah Pauly (4-3) to give…

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