The Pride took game three against CSUN with a final score of 9-7 Saturday afternoon.
Los Angeles, CA- The Pride faced CSUN for their third exhibition game of the Fall Tour on Matador Diamond, the home of Matador softball. They took another close game in seven innings with a final score of 9-7.
Retired Pride player and CSUN Director of Operations, Natasha Watley, had this to say about the match-up between Matador softball and USSSA Pride, “I think it’s important that the league keep showcasing that there are opportunities to continue playing beyond college. By playing each other, the CSUN girls get to see that firsthand; the possibilities of continuing their careers on the field!” Watley will be returning to Matador Diamond at the beginning of 2016.
Tonight the Pride will be facing Cal Poly Softball on Bob Janssen Field at 7PM (PT). Unlike the other Fall Tour match-ups, tonight’s game can be followed along on Stretch Internet. The game will be announced by broadcaster Dave Grant starting at 6:45 PM (PT) and will feature live stats, streaming video and play-by-play. Click here for all appropriate viewing links.
If you haven’t already purchased your tickets for tonight’s game and will be in the San Luis Obispo area be sure to purchase your tickets here for tonight’s match-up. All ticket proceeds will benefit Operation Headstrong, a project based at the university with the goal to research the success and “viability of neurofeedback therapy as a treatment for veterans struggling with combat-related PTSD.” (Source: Cal Poly Article)
Following the conclusion of the 2015 Fall Tour this Wednesday, the Pride will continue on east with USA Elite Select to instruct in various Fall Qualifiers as well as a few more All-American Elite Camps. You may register for the camp in your area for $120 at USAEliteSelect.com. The remaining All-American Elite Camps include:
The Pride will make their final stop of the Fall Tour on October 21st at Fresno State University. If you are on the west coast be sure to head out and support.Tickets for the final Fall Tour match-up can be purchased at the Bull Dogs ticket office for $5. There will be no phone or online purchases.
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.
USSSA is 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.