Kissimmee, FL — July 1, 2015- The USSSA Florida Pride will play a two game series against the Pennsylvania Rebellion on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th at the Lucas County Recreation Center in Maumee, OH. First pitch is set for 7:05 pm EST each night. This series marks another home stand for the Pride this season.
In addition to the Pride games, the Lucas County Recreation Center will also host the free-entry, Patriots Pride Tournament Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5th for ages 8 and under and 18 and under.
The Pride’s roster features some of the top softball talent in the world including Andrea Duran, Kelly Kretschman, Cat Osterman, and Natasha Watley. Additionally, the roster features last year’s NPF Rookie of the Year and former University of Tennessee standout Madison Shipman and the two WCWS Players of the Year in Hannah Rogers and Keilani Ricketts. Rookies, and former University of Oklahoma powerhouses Shelby Pendley and Lauren Chamberlain also join the 2015 Pride roster.
The Pride’s 2015 NPF season kicked off June 6th in McKinney, TX where they visited the newest NPF team, the Dallas Charge. Since then, they’ve increased their winning record to 10-4.
You can purchase tickets to the series through the Recreation Center in Maumee, OH. Please call 419-794-7150 for more information regarding the Patriots Pride Tournament as well as the USSSA Pride series. Contact Cory Bryan at Cory@nwoladyirish.com to enter the free-entry tournament in conjunction with the NPF games.
For all information about the USSSA Pride and the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season, visit the team website www.dev.usssapride.com and follow the Pride all season long on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
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.
About the NPF:
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.
USSSA is headquartered in Osceola County, Florida. USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA.