Next Game - July 31, 7:05 CT USSSA Pride @ Chicago Bandits...Watch Live!......NPF on CBS SPORTS NETWORK - Aug 4 & 5, 7:00 ET - Pennsylvania Rebellion @ Akron Racers....Click on Schedule Tab, 2014 NPF Schedule and Choose Game.......Next Game - July 31, 7:05 CT USSSA Pride @ Chicago Bandits...Watch Live!......NPF on CBS SPORTS NETWORK - Aug 4 & 5, 7:00 ET - Pennsylvania Rebellion @ Akron Racers....Click on Schedule Tab, 2014 NPF Schedule and Choose Game.......Next Game - July 31, 7:05 CT USSSA Pride @ Chicago Bandits...Watch Live!......NPF on CBS SPORTS NETWORK - Aug 4 & 5, 7:00 ET - Pennsylvania Rebellion @ Akron Racers....Click on Schedule Tab, 2014 NPF Schedule and Choose Game.......Next Game - July 31, 7:05 CT USSSA Pride @ Chicago Bandits...Watch Live!......NPF on CBS SPORTS NETWORK - Aug 4 & 5, 7:00 ET - Pennsylvania Rebellion @ Akron Racers....Click on Schedule Tab, 2014 NPF Schedule and Choose Game.......Next Game - July 31, 7:05 CT USSSA Pride @ Chicago Bandits...Watch Live!......NPF on CBS SPORTS NETWORK - Aug 4 & 5, 7:00 ET - Pennsylvania Rebellion @ Akron Racers....Click on Schedule Tab, 2014 NPF Schedule and Choose Game.......Next Game - July 31, 7:05 CT USSSA Pride @ Chicago Bandits...Watch Live!......NPF on CBS SPORTS NETWORK - Aug 4 & 5, 7:00 ET - Pennsylvania Rebellion @ Akron Racers....Click on Schedule Tab, 2014 NPF Schedule and Choose Game.......

NPF News

 

Pride Hit 3 Homers, Power Past Racers in Shut Out Win

Kissimmee, FL- In her first career professional putting, Pride pitcher Jordan Taylor didn't skip a beat, shutting out the Racers in a 7-0 win. The Pride bats stayed hot behind their newest teammate, as they collected 8 hits, 3 of those being home runs. Taylor struck out 11 while walking one, and giving up only 4 hits. Lisa Norris got sent to the mound for the Racers but was rocked for 7 earned runs in two and a half inning of work.

 

The Pride started the scoring output in the bottom of the second as Francesca Enea started with a walk. Kelsey Bruder would follow, bunting a singl moving Enea to second. Tanya Callahan wasted no time as she belted a line drive to left field scoring Enea to give the Pride a 1-0 lead.

 

After retiring the Racers in order in the top of the 3rd, the Pride once again started the inning fast. Natasha Watley's leadoff infield single would set up Jessica Mendoza a batter later for a two run home run to right field. Nicole Trimboli would get a glove on it but wouldn't be able to hold on, giving the Pride a 3-0 lead going into the fourth after Enea and Bruder would go down swinging to end the inning.

 

After a single by Sharonda McDonald to lead off the fourth, Jordan Taylor would continue her brilliant NPF debut by retiring the next three batters in order.

 

The Pride would have their best scoring inning in the fourth, as Samantha Findlay finally broke out of her power slump, hitting a line shot homerun to left field making it 4-0. The home run barrage continued in the inning as Megan Willis followed the home run with a walk and then Callahan again would single into left bringing up Alissa Haber. She wasted no time in taking an inside fastball over the center field fence for a 3 run home run, giving the Pride a comfortable 7-0 lead and lead to Lisa Norris being replaced by Toni Paisley who would get Mendoza to fly out to center.

 

The Racers would be in good position to put up their first runs in the top of the sixth after a single by Sharonda McDonald and a walk a batter later by Sam Marder. Jordan Taylor would pull through again with some help by Jenn Salling, getting Schlopy to ground out to end the threat and keep the shutout alive.

 

Taylor would hang out to retire the Racers batters in the remaining innings, winning her first NPF game in stellar fashion. Lisa Norris would be credited with the loss, which would be her 9th of the season. The Pride would collect three home runs and win their 16th consecutive game in a row.

 

The USSSA Pride will be leaving their home state of Florida again as they leave to go on a huge road trip starting with a trip to Calgary, Canada to play a three game set against the NPF Diamonds. The first game will be on Tuesday, August 5th, at 8:30 ET, 6:30 local time. Come out and support your favorite team and support the NPF as a whole.







Search Archive »





Browse by Month »

July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
October 2003
September 2003
August 2003
July 2003
June 2003
May 2003
February 2003
November 2002
July 2002
December 2001