VIERA, FL (February 1, 2019) – The USSSA Florida Pride have signed 3 year veteran and stellar second baseman Sierra Romero to a two-year extension team officials announced today.
Former Michigan and NCAA Division 1 record holder for being the first player in history with 300 runs, 300 hits and 300 RBIs, Sierra posted a .407 batting average in the Pride’s 2018 season with seven homeruns and 25 RBI’s in 31 games.
“We are excited to have Sierra back in Viera for the next two seasons”, Pride general manager Don DeDonatis said. “Her impeccable work ethic and competitive edge creates a positive influence for those around her. We know what she can bring to the table both offensively and defensively and that along with her veteran experience is a win win win for the Pride.”
Another Pride player to join the college coaching ranks in her off season, Sierra is the Oregon Ducks volunteer assistant coach this year. “I am proud to announce Sierra as our volunteer assistant coach,” said head coach Melyssa Lombardi. “She brings great knowledge of the game, high level experience and has played on the sport’s biggest stages”.
The four-time Cowles Cup champion and seven-time NPF regular season champion USSSA Florida Pride will be back in action at the Space Coast Stadium in Viera, FL on June 18th. For more information about the Pride or to purchase tickets, please visit USSSAFLORIDAPRIDE.com.
USSSA is headquartered in Viera, Florida. USSSA is the world’s largest multi-sport athletic organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 4 million participants, competing in 14 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information about USSSA, visit www.usssa.com and follow USSSA on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
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National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004 provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Aussie Spirit, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Cleveland Comets and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2018 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.