Kissimmee, FL (July 17, 2017) – Due to inclement weather, the USSSA Pride (23-6) and the Beijing Eagles (1-25) had to postpone the game set for Monday night at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The game will be deferred to August, and it will only be played if necessary for the teams’ position in the rankings for the final round of the 2017 NPF Season.
At the current time, the Pride sit atop the standings, while the Eagles place sixth. The two teams will step on the diamond tomorrow, as Beijing and USSSA will face the Chicago Bandits in a double header at the Space Coast Stadium.
Shougang will step on the field at 5:05 p.m. EST, while the Pride will follow up at 8:05 p.m. EST.
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.
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.