Series Preview: USSSA Pride and Akron Racers Head Back to Firestone

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Kissimmee, FL- The USSSA Florida Pride are heading back to Firestone Stadium to take on the Akron Racers in a four game series starting on July 7th. The first two games will be played on the seventh as a double header, the first DH of the 2015 season for the Pride. The last time these two teams played, the Pride were able to secure game one of the series with a final score of 6-2. The Racers didn’t let up though and in two very close games they took the following pair of games to get the series win. Since then the Pride have completed three more series and have won six out of eight games. … [Read more...]

Pride fall 2-0 to Racers in Sarah Pauly Shutout

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AKRON, OH- June, 22 2015 - LIVE on CBS Sports Network, the Akron Racers (5-8) battled the USSSA Pride (6-3) to gain a 2-0 victory on a stunning performance by Racers' pitcher, Sarah Pauly. Pride Pitcher Cat Osterman froze the Racers’ offense in the first inning by tossing three consecutive strikeouts. But the Racers continued to take their cuts in each at bat. Kelley Montalvo (Alabama) put the Pride on their toes by blasting a double into the left field corner in the bottom of the second. Osterman shut down the inning with two back-to-back strikeouts, leaving Montalvo on second … [Read more...]

Preview of Pride and Racers in Akron

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Kissimmee, FL- June 20, 2015- The USSSA Pride continue their season this Sunday, June 21st in Akron, Ohio to play their first 2015 regular season series against the Akron Racers. The Akron Racers will be hosting the Pride in a three game series at Firestone Stadium this Father’s Day Weekend. This is the fourth series of the 2015 season for the Pride and the first facing the 2015 Akron Racers. So far this season, the USSSA Pride have a 5-2 record, beating the Dallas Charge five out of seven games they’ve completed. They will be facing a new team with the Akron Racers who are currently 4-7 on … [Read more...]

Pauly Pitches Perfect in 1-0 Victory Over the USSSA Pride

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Washington, PA- July 7, 2014 - Pennsylvania Rebellion pitcher Sarah Pauly thrived in the national spotlight at CONSOL Energy Park Monday as the former NPF Pitcher of the Year tossed a complete game in the Rebellion’s 1-0 win over the USSSA Pride. Pauly walked away with her third win of the season as Keilani Ricketts was tagged with the loss. The veteran hurled seven shutout innings, allowing just five hits on 78 total pitches, 55 of which were strikes. Ten of Pauly’s outs came in the air as she had just one free pass on the evening. Her effectiveness in the circle also earned her 20 first … [Read more...]

Rebellion Loses to Pride In Inaugural Home Opener 6-2

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Washington, PA –June 5, 2014 - The Pennsylvania Rebellion, presented by The Coury Financial Group, fell to the USSSA Pride by a final score of 6-2 in their inaugural home opener at CONSOL Energy Park on Thursday, June 5. The top of USSSA’s batting order proved the most troublesome for the Rebellion defense. Left fielder Sharonda McDonald and center fielder Caitlin Lowe combined for 6 of the Pride’s 10 hits, with each scoring twice as well. In the top of the first inning, USSSA wasted no time in picking up where they left off in the two teams’ last meeting. Back-to-back singles from … [Read more...]