Pride Beat Rebellion at Auburn 5-0 – Romero Hits First Home Run In Pro Career

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Auburn, AL - June 18, 2016 - The second stop of the 2016 NPF College Tour ended with a 5-0 win for the USSSA Pride who split the series against the PA Rebellion in their 2016 home opener. Following three scoreless innings, Sierra Romero started things off for the Pride with a lead off home run in the bottom of the fourth, the first of her professional career. With one out, Chelsea Goodacre doubled to left center then advanced to third following a ground out by Jessica Garcia. Missy Taukeiaho then reached on a throwing error and advanced to second but not before Goodacre scored from third … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Recruiting: Megan Wiggins

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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 with the recent processes of our Pride rookies. The next recruiting story is from Megan Wiggins who left the University of Georgia as one of the greatest players in Bulldog history. Despite official visits to two other SEC schools, the NFCA All American … [Read more...]

Caitlin Lowe’s Quiet Goodbye to the NPF

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Kissimmee, FL--February 24, 2015--As we approach the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season, six year USSSA Florida Pride veteran Caitlin Lowe has decided to announce her retirement from the NPF. Lowe played every one of her professional innings with the USSSA Pride. In her six seasons, she added three NPF regular season championships, three NPF Championship Series titles, and a 2012 NPF Player of the Year title to a resume that already included four NCAA All-American awards, two NCAA National Championships and an Olympic silver medal. Caitlin decided to announce her retirement in the … [Read more...]

2015 National Pro Fastpitch College Draft

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Nashville, TN - February 17, 2015 - National Pro Fastpitch announced today the 2015 NPF College Draft will take place on Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00 pm CT in Nashville. For the third year in a row, the NPF College Draft will be held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. With the addition of the Dallas Charge, a league expansion team in 2015, the Draft has added a 6th round and four additional bonus selections for Dallas. Dallas will make bonus selections in the fourth and sixth rounds for a total of 10 selections. The additional round and selections will total 34 overall picks in the … [Read more...]

National Pro Fastpitch Announces Extended Relationship With “Just Softball”

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Nashville, Tennessee - December 11, 2014 - National Pro Fastpitch announced today an extended relationship with "Just Softball" and its president, Deb Hartwig. Hartwig is set to oversee operations of the Championship Series and Special Events for the league. This is an extension of Hartwig’s current position with NPF as Director of the Championship Series. “Deb Hartwig has been an integral part of operating our Championship Series since 2011,” commented NPF Commissioner, Cheri Kempf. “Throughout that time period, Deb  has exhibited the utmost organization and leadership in handling the … [Read more...]