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Record Crowds Attend Pride Series at Historic Bosse Field in Evansville 

July 15, 2022

July 15, 2022 The USSSA Pride completed a three-game road series against the Smash It Sports Vipers in front of record crowds at historic Bosse Field, filming site of the movie, “A League of Their Own”. The Pride were defeated 4-1 by the Vipers on opening night but bounced back on the second and third…

Shut out Victory for the USSSA Pride

June 23, 2022

For the second night in a row, pitching and defense rule the night for the Pride.  Monica Abbott gets the start in the circle, and throws four innings, striking out nine while allowing only two baserunners.  Keely Rochard bounces back with a stellar performance to complete the shutout with three scoreless innings allowing three hits,…

Abbott and Show combine for shutout victory over HFL

June 23, 2022

Monica Abbott has an impressive performance pitching an impressive 5 perfect innings with 7 strikeouts. Samantha Show came in to close allowing the only hit of the evening on a bunt single by Margaret Tobias in the top of the 6th.   The scoring started for the Pride in the bottom of the 3rd inning with…

WPF Inaugural Opening Season Game

June 15, 2022

Tonight, was an exciting night for the inaugural season of the Women’s Professional Fastpitch League.  The USSSA Pride took the show on the road to play Smash It Sports Vipers to kick off the season in Kansas City.   The USSSA Pride jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning when…

WPF Coming 2022; Chamberlain named Commissioner

September 30, 2021

Lauren Chamberlain, a former professional softball player and popular face in the sport, has been named Commissioner of the league. “I am deeply humbled and incredibly excited for my role as Commissioner of WPF,” Chamberlain said. “I have worked hard to build good standing with existing softball athletes, people of influence in our sport, and those outside…

Pride Win finished 2021 season with emotional tribute to retiring Powers

August 07, 2021

Vera, FL (August 7th, 2021) The Pride ended their season with a triumphant win against the Carolina Collegiate League. The announcement of the retirement of #11 Alex Powers to the crowded stadium made for an emotional tribute at the bottom of the 2nd inning. A teary-eyed Powers went ahead and singled in the bottom of…

Alexander throws No-Hitter in 11-0 win over Carolina Collegiate League

August 05, 2021

Viera, FL (August 5, 2021)- Odicci Alexander threw her first professional career no-hitter tonight against the Carolina Collegiate League. Alexander kept Carolina’s bats quiet as she faced just one batter over the minimum. Alexander struck out 11 batters and allowed one walk. Pride batters gave Alexander a great lead to work with scoring 11 runs…

Pride Crushes Team Florida after explosive 3rd inning, 7-3

August 04, 2021

Viera, FL (August 4, 2021)- On Wednesdays we were Pink “Mean Girls”. For the last Wednesday home game of the season the Pride are doing their part in supporting Brest Cancer Awareness and Pinking out the park. Last night’s closer was today’s starter. Jessica Burroughs was in the circle tonight pitched four innings giving up…

Pride shutout Team Florida 5-0 in Home Opener

August 02, 2021

Viera, FL (August 2, 2021)- The Pride started their last week of their 2021 season with over six thousand fans in the stands. They are playing Team Florida Monday thru Wednesday and then the Carolina Coastal League for their remaining home stand for a 3 game series. This week at USSSA, our Fast Pitch All…

USSSA Pride win game 3 against Florida Gulf Coast League 7-2

July 24, 2021

Viera, FL (July 24th, 2021)- Jailyn Ford took the circle in the last game of the series between the Pride and the Florida Gulf Coast League (FGCL). Ford pitched the complete game allowing two runs on five hits. Ford struck out 10 batters matching her season high for the year. FGCL were on the board…

USSSA Pride Sweep Doubleheader against Florida Gulf Coast League

July 23, 2021

Viera, FL (July 23rd, 2021)- Tonight was Pediatric Cancer Night at Space Coast Stadium where the Pride players wore specialty jerseys being auctioned off on EBay with proceeds benefitting the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation. The Pride was on the board first in the first game scoring one run in the second inning. Jessie Warren led…

USSSA Pride packs Bosse Field with fans during Evansville Series

July 14, 2021

USSSA Pride’s Amanda Lorenz (18) runs down the line giving high fives to the Newburgh Nitro softball team ahead of the exhibition game between USSSA Pride and Team Florida at Bosse Field in Evansville, Ind., Wednesday evening, July 14, 2021.MACABE BROWN / COURIER & PRESS A large crowd fills the stands for the exhibition game between…

Some of nation’s best softball players will play at Bosse Field this week to grow sport

July 13, 2021

EVANSVILLE — “A League of Their Own” played a role in changing how society views women’s sports. The movie was filmed 30 summers ago at Bosse Field, before the WNBA and before U.S. women became international powers in soccer, basketball and softball. Because it’s based on a true story, it showed that women have played sports…

Pride Take on Team Florida in Evansville

July 13, 2021

The USSSA Pride will host Team Florida from Evansville, IN to play a two game series against. They will be playing at Bosse field, Home of the Evansville Otters, a minor league Baseball team. The Pride come into this matchup well rested and ready to get swinging into action after taking a by-week. Many players…

USSSA Pride shut out Team Florida, 8-0

July 02, 2021

Viera, FL (July 2nd, 2021)- Military and Veterans Appreciation night turned out to be a great one at Space Coast Stadium tonight. Veterans of the Korean, Gulf War and World War II came out and threw out the first pitches, the while the Marine Corp Color Guard presented the colors. It was an honor for…

USSSA Pride come up short in finale to Team Mexico, 2-1

July 01, 2021

Viera, FL (July 1st, 2021)- Another great crowd at Space Coast Stadium tonight for the series finale between USSSA Pride and Team Mexico. As the Space Coast World Series is winding down, these young athletes got to watch a pitchers’ duel between two of the best in the game. Megan Good for the Pride and…

USSSA Pride win against Team Mexico, 3-1

June 30, 2021

Viera, FL (June 30, 2021)- This evening was a special night at the ballpark as the Pride wore pink specialty jerseys in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. Even though Breast Cancer Awareness month isn’t until October, the USSSA Pride wanted to honor the loved ones lost and those battling Breast Cancer. In her fourth start…

USSSA Pride Take Series Opener against Team Mexico, 4-3

June 29, 2021

Viera, FL (June 29th, 2021)- Tonight featured our largest crown for Bark in the Park night at Space Coast Stadium. The Brevard Humane Society bought dogs out for adoption along with many fans bringing their furry friends. With day two of the Space Coast World Series underway, many young athletes watched a great comeback victory…

Pride Open Final Series Against Team Mexico

June 29, 2021

On June 29, the USSSA Pride will open a second, and final, series against Team Mexico. The last time out, the Pride finished the series 1-4. The Pride come into this matchup with momentum after splitting a tight series with Team Canada. The Pride only gave up an average of 1.5 runs a game, which…

USSSA Pride Lose series finale to Team Canada, 2-1

June 26, 2021

Viera, FL (June 26th, 2021)- Tonight featured our LGBTQ night at Space Coast Stadium where the USSSA Pride wore specialty jerseys that are being auctioned off on eBay. All proceeds benefit the onePULSE foundation. Odicci Alexander was in the circle in the last game of the series against Team Canada, pitching four innings giving up…

USSSA Pride defeat Team Canada, 2-1

June 25, 2021

Viera, FL (June 25, 2021)- Another great pitching performance by the USSSA Pride tonight only allowing one run from Team Canada. Megan Good took the mound in front of another large crowd here at Space Coast Stadium pitching five (+) innings striking out three batters over four hits and two walks. Canada scored their only…

Ford Shuts out Team Canada in 1-0 Win

June 24, 2021

Viera, FL (June 24, 2021)- A pitcher’s duel tonight between the USSSA Pride and Team Canada. Jailyn Ford pitched a complete game shutout striking out 9 and allowing only 3 hits. Ford had a bounce back performance in front of over eighteen hundred fans tonight at Space Coast Stadium. After a successful day one of…

USSSA Pride lose late game thriller to Team Canada, 3-2

June 23, 2021

Viera, FL (June 23, 2021)- Tonight was a special night for USSSA Pride players at Space Coast Stadium as it was their Father/Daughter themed game where the players own fathers threw out the first pitch and were in the stands in a poignant gesture to their commitment to their daughters fastpitch careers. USSSA CEO, Donny…

Pride Prepare for Series Rematch Against Team Canada

June 23, 2021

The USSSA Pride will begin another series tonight, this time in a rematch at home against Team Canada. The Pride opened the season in Illinois against Team Canada where they finished the four-game series with one win. Playing with just 13 players, depth could have played a factor. However, the recent signings of players, such…

USSSA Pride split the DH with Team Mexico

June 19, 2021

Viera, FL (June 18th, 2021)- What’s better then coming to a doubleheader Professional Softball Game on a Friday night at Space Coast Stadium? Over seven hundred fans in house were treated to an offensive explosion by the hometown Pride in game one of their doubleheader with Mexico. The Pride bats were alive early in game…

USSSA Pride Lose in 7th to Team Mexico, 7-6

June 18, 2021

Tonight, was an exciting night for the USSSA Pride and their fans. Odicci Alexander, Softball America’s Pitcher of the Year, made her Professional debut tonight with six strong innings against Team Mexico. Alexander struck out eight batters giving up five runs, only three earned.  Mexico was on the board first with a homerun by Sydney…

WATCH: Odicci Alexander make her Pride debut FREE tonight!

June 17, 2021

VIERA, FL. (June 17, 2021) – Watch 2021 Softball America Pitcher of the Year Odicci Alexander make her professional debut tonight with the USSSA Pride after signing earlier this week. Smash It Sports is proud to present tonight’s game on USSSALive.com for FREE. Alexander was the 2021 Women’s College World Series “Cinderella story” and is…

USSSA Pride fall to Team Mexico in Game 2

June 16, 2021

Pride cannot hold off the power of Team Mexico, losing 5-2. Team Mexico showed off their strength once again, hitting another three-homer to tally four total runs. Sydney Romero extended her amazing hitting performance in the series, going 1-2 with a two-run homer. Pride would play it cautiously after the home run and let her…

USSSA Pride welcomes Jessie Harper

June 16, 2021

VIERA, FL. (June 16, 2021) – The USSSA Pride has signed University of Arizona three-time All-American short stop Jessie Harper for their 2021 season officials announced today. The best bad ball hitter that you have ever seen is what Jim Harper, Jessie’s dad, has been told about this U of A superstar. One of the…

USSSA Pride fall in Game 1 against Team Mexico

June 15, 2021

USSSA Pride fall to Team Mexico in extra innings, 5-4 Pride got the hitting monkey off their back tonight, talling eight hits in their first game against Team Mexico. Lead off hitter Amanda Lorenz hit very well, going two for five with an RBI double that almost left the park in the 5th. Shay Knighten…