Viera, FL– July 30, 2017-The 2017 season is winding down with only twelve games left of regular season. Of those twelve games, the Pride will be back at USSSA Space Coast Stadium for nine. They will be kicking off the month of August with a two-game series against the Texas Charge on August 1st and 2nd at USSSA Space Coast Stadium.
The Pride have maintained their first place standing since June currently leading the league with a 29-8 record. In thirty-seven games, the Pride offense has scored 191 runs, with 42 home runs, 174 RBI and 301 hits. The Pride pitching staff has totaled 219 strikeouts with a 1.85 ERA. In their last series played, the Pride swept the Racers in a four-game series, outscoring Akron 30-9.
As of July 12th, the Pride have an overall record of 5-3 versus the Texas Charge this season. The teams will meet for the final time this August before the postseason begins with game one set for a 7:05 PM (ET) start time on August 1st. The two-game series concludes on August 2nd with first pitch set for 7:05 PM (ET). Fans can watch every Pride game all summer long on NPFTV.com.
For a limited time only USSSA Pride home ticket sales are buy one get one free for any single remaining regular season game. All ticket sales using the discount code: TDC will be accepted until August 2, 2017. This offer is only available online at usssapride.com/tickets.
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 batting average .489, on-base percentage .618, slugging percentage .804, and 10 doubles. Kelly has 5 HR, 17 RBI, 45 hits, 26 runs, 4 stolen bases and 2 triples.
- Shelby Pendley: Currently leads the league and USSSA in home runs (10), in her last game appearance Pendley had back-to-back homers against the Racers to help secure the Pride’s 29th win of the season. On the season, Shelby has 22 RBI, 28 hits, 24 runs, 3 double and is hitting .275.
- Sierra Romero: In her last appearance, Romero hit two back-to-back home runs in the Pride’s 13-4 win over the Racers. She currently has 7 HR, 27 RBI, 28 hits, 15 runs and a .301 batting average.
- Jordan Taylor: Leads the Pride in ERA (.933) with 24 strikeouts in 15 innings pitched.
The 2017 season is winding down with only twelve 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.