Pride Fall to Bandits 5-2 in Game One at Rosemont

ROSEMONT, Ill. – July 31, 2014 - After falling behind early in the first, the Bandits stormed back and scored the next five runs to defeat the league leading the USSSA Pride 5-2. Monica Abbott got the call for the Bandits while Keilani Ricketts started in the circle for the Pride. The Pride took an early 2-0 lead in the […]

Preview of Final Pride and Bandits Regular Season Series

By: Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-The USSSA Florida Pride head to Rosemont, Illinois this week for their final 2014 regular season series versus the Chicago Bandits. The Pride and Bandit series begins Thursday, July 31st at 8:05 PM (ET) at The Ballpark at Rosemont. Games two and three are set for 8:35 PM (ET) on Friday and Saturday […]

Cat Osterman and Andrea Duran are Thriving after 30

Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-At what age does a female athlete reach her prime? It may depend on the sport and it probably depends on the work the athlete puts into her athletic success. During the 2014 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season, two USSSA Florida Pride veterans are making the case that the prime for female […]

Racers Edge the Pride 3-2 in Series Finale

Kissimmee, FL-July 26, 2014- The Akron Racers edge the USSSA Florida Pride Saturday night with a 3-2 victory at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. A three-run third inning was the difference maker as the Racers avoided the sweep and ended the Pride’s six-game win streak. Akron took a 3-0 lead in the third with […]

Shipman’s Game Winning Double Leads Pride to Victory in the 7th

Kissimmee, FL-July 26, 2014- The USSSA Florida Pride win 5-4 with a walk-off, two-run double by Madison Shipman in game one Saturday at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Trailing 4-2 in the 7th, the Pride scored three runs on five consecutive hits including Shipman’s game-winner. In the bottom of the seventh, Amanda Kamekona […]

Pride Beat Racers 12-2 With a Dominant Offensive Attack

Kissimmee, FL-July 25, 2014- The USSSA Florida Pride used an impressive offensive performance to beat the Akron Racers 12-2 Friday night at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Even two weather delays and a shift to the  starting lineup could not slow down the offense as the Pride put up 12 runs on […]

Del Ponte Grand Slam Beats the Racers 5-2

Kissimmee, FL-July 24, 2014- A pinch hit grand slam by Brigette Del Ponte lead the USSSA Florida Pride past the Akron Racers 5-2 in game one at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Down 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Del Ponte launched the high, inside pitch deep over left […]

Preview of Pride and Akron Series in Kissimmee

By: Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-The USSSA Florida Pride welcome the Akron Racers to Florida for a four game series at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. First pitch is set for 7:05 PM (ET) on Thursday and Friday night. On Saturday, the teams will play a doubleheader starting at 5:30 PM (ET). Currently, the […]

Pride Use a 4 Run 5th Inning to Beat the Bandits 4-0

Kissimmee, FL-July 22, 2014- After going hitless through the first four innings, the USSSA Florida Pride offense erupted for four unearned runs in the fifth to beat the Chicago Bandits 4-0 at ESPN Wide World of Sport Complex in Kissimmee, FL. Former Oklahoma Sooner teammates Keilani Ricketts and Michelle Gascoigne squared off in a pitchers’ […]

Google Hangout with Pride Rookies July 23rd

Kissimmee, FL-On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8:30pm ET, WSN will host a Google hangout with the 2014 USSSA Pride rookie class of Courtney Ceo (Oregon), Alexa Peterson (Oregon), Madison Shipman (Tennessee), Cassie Tysarczyk (Texas A&M), and Breja’e Washington (Texas). During the live hangout, the Pride rookies will discuss the transition from collegiate to professional softball, their experiences (thus far) playing in […]

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