Round Rock, Texas-June 30, 2014 – The USSSA Pride traveled to Texas this past week to play two series in Mansfield and Round Rock, and this was anything but another ordinary series. The Pride are home to several former Texas Longhorn Softball players, making this trip a special one for both players and fans. The Lone Star State saw the return of legendary pitcher Cat Osterman (’06), standout catcher Megan Willis (’07), record setting Breja’e Washington (’14) and pitching star Blair Luna (’13). Longhorn Head Coach, Connie Clark, made a special appearance to deliver the Ceremonial First Pitch to Megan Willis at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas. For more info and to watch the video the Longhorn’s put together on the event, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqGifepNNL0&feature=youtu.be
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.
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), 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