The Evolution of Recruiting: Natasha Watley

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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 that of the legendary Natasha Watley and her journey to UCLA. Watley was one of the greatest college shortstops and hitters of all time. At UCLA, she was a four-time First Team … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Recruiting: Kelly Kretschman

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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 first recruiting story is that of Kelly Kretschman, one of the game's all-time greatest hitters and 2015 National Pro Fastpitch Most Outstanding Player. Kelly helped set the foundation for a young … [Read more...]

The PA Rebellion Fall 8-0 to the USSSA Pride

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Washington, PA –June 8, 2014- The Pennsylvania Rebellion, presented by The Coury Financial Group, closed out their inaugural season home stand with an 8-0 loss to the USSSA Pride at CONSOL Energy Park Sunday. Cat Osterman proved once again to be a workhorse in the circle, picking up her third win for USSSA.  The former NPF Pitcher of the Year allowed four hits, fanned five and tossed four shutout innings. Anna Miller got her second start for Pennsylvania, earning the loss on the night.  Miller threw one complete inning, giving up four runs on six hits. Dallas Escobedo made her first … [Read more...]

USSSA Jr Pride team – Pride Angels

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Part of the Jr Pride program, the Pride Angels softball organization is a youth softball organization devoted to teaching fundamentals of life through team sports. We are a competitive travel softball organization out of St.Louis area that participates in Softball tournaments across the state. The players on our teams are required to maintain high standards of excellence in academics, discipline, and community service, as well as  athletics. The organization is a non profit and tax exempt organization.  Pride Angels Will be holding  private tryouts. Please call Bobby @ 636-543-5195 or email … [Read more...]

2013 NPF Awards Banquet Honors Season Performances

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Rosemont, Ill. – August 21, 2013 - National Pro Fastpitch kicked off the 2013 Championship Series weekend Wednesday night with the annual league Awards Banquet. The event is designed to celebrate individual player and team accomplishments of regular season competition. Following dinner along with comments by Rosemont Mayor Bradley Stephens and NPF Commissioner, Cheri Kempf, the awards kicked off with the announcement of the 18-member All-NPF Team, presented by Combat Sports. Due to a tie at the position of shortstop between Chicago's Tammy Williams and USSSA's Natasha Watley, the 2013 All … [Read more...]