Director of Communications
Visit Lubbock – The Convention & Visitors Bureau
For Immediate Release
LUBBOCK, Texas (April 8, 2010) – The “West Texas Duel on the Diamond” National Pro Fastpitch Series will be held June 9th-13th at the Rocky Johnson Field on the Texas Tech University Campus. Hosted by the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), the series will include two professional Fastpitch Softball teams: the USSSA Florida Pride and the Chicago Bandits.
Playing in the series will be several former Olympians, and current members of Team USA (denoted by an asterisk):
Katie Burkhart is also a current member of the USSSA Florida Pride team. In 2008, she helped lead her team at Arizona State University to victory in the Women’s College World Series (WCWS). She was also named WCWS Most Valuable Player that year.
In addition, the Chicago Bandits have won back-to-back regular season titles in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) in 2008 and 2009. The team also won the Championship Series in 2008.
The “West Texas Duel on the Diamond” National Pro Fastpitch Series held in June will provide skill and entertainment for all ages while bringing a whole new ball game to Lubbock. To purchase tickets, visit www.usssapride.com.
USSSA will also host a youth skills camp for the general public that will be instructed by the Pros. For more information, visit www.usssaprideclinics.com.
For additional information, please contact Scott Harrison, Sports Director at Lubbock Sports, at 806-747-5232 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit Lubbock is the official destination marketing entity for the city of Lubbock. For a free visitor guide call 800-692-4035 or visit www.VisitLubbock.org.