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Natasha Watley

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…

April 27, 2016
Five Current and Former USSSA Pride Players Announced to Pac-12 All-Century Team

Kissimmee, FL-April 27th-Just yesterday, Pac-12 announced the All-Century Softball team, a roster full of decoratedOlympians and Women’s College World Series Champions that have left a lasting imprint on the sport of softball. Thirty players were voted onto the team by a panel of 35 members consisting of coaches, players, administrators and members of the media…

February 26, 2016
The Evolution of Recruiting: Natasha Watley

The evolution of recruiting chronicles the recruiting journeys of USSSA Pride players. Each player narrates their own story and how they ultimately made the decision on where to play college softball. Watch how recruiting has changed through the years from the stories of each player. The evolution of recruiting begins in the 1990s and ends…

February 18, 2016
The Evolution of Recruiting Featuring the Recruiting Stories of USSSA Pride Players

By: Jami Lobpries Recruiting. Perhaps, the most used word in elite fastpitch by everyone involved—coaches, athletes, parents, events. Recruiting has changed drastically over the last several years to the point where unofficial visits are the norm and official visits have become the final paid vacation to a school you’ve been committed to for several year…

October 30, 2015
Watley, Wiggins and Ricketts Advance to Japan Softball League Championship Tournament

Kisimmee, FL-Toyota, BIC Camera, Shoikki and Honda; the final four teams that have advanced to the 48th  Annual Japan Women’s Softball League Championship Tournament. In USSSA Pride terms we have Natasha Watley, Megan Wiggins and Keilani Ricketts all fighting for the top stop in the finals. Back in September the JLS season was well underway following the 2015 NPF Championship Series. Since then Wiggins,…

October 19, 2015
USSSA Pride Take on Cal Poly in Fourth Game of Fall Tour

Los Angeles, CA- The Pride faced CSUN for their third exhibition game of the Fall Tour on Matador Diamond, the home of Matador softball. They took another close game in seven innings with a final score of 9-7. Retired Pride player and CSUN Director of Operations, Natasha Watley, had this to say about the match-up…

October 15, 2015
USSSA Pride to Face Cal State Northridge in Game Three of Fall Tour

Fullerton, CA-  The USSSA Pride are well into the 2015 Fall Tour already on the cusp of facing Cal State Northridge in game three of the third annual fall tour. First pitch is set for 12:30 PM (PT) at Matador Diamond in the City of Angels. Wednesday night, USSSA Pride faced Cal State Fullerton in game two of the Pride Fall Tour….

September 30, 2015
6th Annual Natasha Watley Foundation Holiday Run

Kissimmee, FL-The Natasha Watley Foundation is hosting the 6th Annual Holiday run at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, California on December 15, 2015. The Natasha Watley Foundation recently hosted a spring race on March 1st of this year. This event not only raises money for the community through the Natasha Watley Foundation but hopes to “empower young women…

September 16, 2015
USSSA Pride Players Continue Their Season in Japan

September 16, 2015- With the 2015 NPF season in the books most Pride players are working with USA Elite Select this fall, traveling all around the country to promote the sport of fast pitch. Other players have taken the coaching route but Pride players Natasha Watley, Keilani Ricketts and Megan Wiggins turn to the Japan Softball League to continue their off-season. These three, among other NPF players,…

August 28, 2015
A Look Back on the Pride’s 2015 NPF Award Winners

  The 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) was once again a season full of hardware for the USSSA Pride. With one of their youngest rosters in their seven-year existence, the Pride used a combination of experience and youth to capture their second consecutive NPF regular season title. The Pride went 34-14 en route to their…