Nikia Williams, who was selected by the USSSA Pride as the 16th overall pick in the 4th round of the 2012 NPF Draft, signed with the USSSA Pride today after a meeting with USSSA CEO and Pride GM Don DeDonatis.
WIlliams was one of four Husky seniors to finish their careers at UW in 2012. Williams, a two-time NFCA All-American leaves UW ranked in the top 10 in many batting categories, including RBI, home runs, walks, slugging percentage and on base percentage.
She led UW to four NCAA Tournaments, four Super Regionals two WCWS, a national championship and a Pac-10 Championship and also became just the third Husky softball player in school history to be a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.
About USSSA Florida Pride:
The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.
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