Pride’s First Round Pick, Shipman, Signs

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Kissimmee, FL—May 28, 2014- The USSSA Pride is pleased to announce their first round draft pick out of the University of Tennessee, Madison Shipman, has signed to join the Pride roster this summer. Shipman was the Pride’s first pick and the 2nd pick overall of the NPF 2014 Draft. “I am so excited to start the new chapter of my career with the USSSA Pride. To be able to play at that level with that talent on the field is legendary! Go Pride!” Shipman said after signing. Shipman just completed a stellar career at Tennessee, leading the Lady Vols in 2014 with a .417 batting average. As the … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride 1st Round Pick Brittany Mack Signs Contract


Brittany Mack, the 1st overall pick made by the USSSA Pride in the 2012 NPF Draft and was named a 2012 SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year on May 9, arrived at USSSA Headquaters to meet with Don DeDonatis to dicuss her contract terms today. The meeting ended with a handshake and Mack officially signed with the team that drafted her first overall in the NPF Draft. Brittany Mack brings some youth and her strong arm will fit right in with the other pitchers in the USSSA Pride location. Mack will learn from former olympian Cat Osterman, NPF veteran and all time Pride strikeout leader Sarah … [Read more...]