Abbott leads Bandits to 3-1 series victory over Pride

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Pride: 0 Bandits: 1 Boxscore ROSEMONT, Ill. – The final game of the series concluded today in dramatic fashion with a pitching duel featuring Olympians Monica Abbott (4-1, 0.24 ERA) and Cat Osterman (4-1, 0.85 ERA). Abbott and the Bandits ultimately prevailed with a 1-0 victory and took the series three games to one while securing first place in the NPF standings. The Bandits threatened in the first inning after Eri Yamada and Alisa Goler both singled. Tammy Williams was then walked to load the bases. However, the Bandits failed to convert any runs as Osterman recorded a … [Read more...]

Osterman Throws No-Hitter in 17-0 Win vs. Comets; Pride Win Series 3-1

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Pride: 17 Comets: 0 Boxscore The final game of the four-game opening series against the NY/NJ Comets Tuesday night was a walk in the park for the USSSA Pride (3-1). Cat Osterman threw a no-hitter in the Pride’s 17-0 dominating win, striking out 14 batters in her second complete game in as many starts in the circle. Osterman allowed just five base runners all night, walking three Comets (Bianca Mejia in the first and sixth and Courtney Liddle in the third) and hitting two (Kelsi Weseman in the fourth and Liddle in the fifth). There was a close call in the bottom of the seventh … [Read more...]