Viera, FL– August 3, 2017-The Pride continue the month of August with a three-game series against the Scrap Yard Dawgs on August 4th, 5th and 6th at USSSA Space Coast Stadium.
The Pride have maintained their first place standing adding two more wins to their overall record improving to 31-8. In thirty-nine games, the Pride offense has scored 201 runs, with 46 home runs, 184 RBI and 316 hits. The Pride pitching staff has totaled 229 strikeouts with a 1.78 ERA. In their last series played, the Pride swept the Charge in a two-game series, outscoring Texas 10-2.
As of July 5th, the Pride have an overall record of 5-2 versus the Scrap Yard Dawgs this season. The teams will meet for the final time this August before the postseason begins with all three games set for a 7:05PM start time. The three-game series concludes on August 6th. Fans can watch every Pride game all summer long on NPFTV.com.
To purchase tickets to all of the 2017 season games visit usssapride.com/tickets. General admission prices are as follows: Adult: $10.00 Children (ages 2 – 12): $5.00 Senior (ages 65 & up): $5.00. Group of 25 or more: $9.
Pride Players to Watch:
- Kelly Kretschman: Currently leads the league and USSSA in hits (48), tied with Alexis Bennett, runs (28), batting average .500, on-base percentage .628, slugging percentage .813, and 11 doubles. Kelly has 5 HR, 18 RBI, 4 stolen bases and 2 triples.
- Shelby Pendley: Currently leads the league and USSSA in home runs (12), in her last game appearance Pendley had back-to-back homers against the Charge to help secure the Pride’s 31st win of the season. This is her second game where she has had back-to-back homers on the same night. On the season, Shelby has 27 RBI, 31 hits, 26 runs, 3 doubles and is hitting .287.
- Sierra Romero: Currently has 7 HR, 28 RBI, 29 hits, 16 runs and a .299 batting average.
- Keilani Ricketts: Leads the Pride in strikeouts (59) with 59 strikeouts and a winning record of 8-3.
The 2017 season is winding down with only ten games left of regular season before the 2017 NPF Championship Series begins August 17th. The NPF Championship Series will be hosted at Tiger Park, home of the LSU Tigers, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Get your tickets at profastpitch.com today!
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.
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.