NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 19, 2017) - NCAA College Softball heads into post-season play today, and many of the 2017 National Pro Fastpitch draftees continue their college careers in search of a national championship. Fans can watch 23 of the 26 draftees during regional play beginning today, and ending on Sunday, May 21.
Another NPF Draftee, M.J. Knighten (Nebraska), became the first 2017 NPF Draftee to sign a contract with Scrap Yard Dawgs. The 25th overall pick in the Draft, Knighten was a NFCA First-Team All-American, and standout infielder in the Big 10.
The NPF season opens on June 1, when the Chicago Bandits host the Akron Racers at The Ballpark at Rosemont. That opening game will be followed by the remaining 2017 NPF regular season contests, all featured on NPFTV.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2002, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in diamond sports beyond their collegiate success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, and Canada, among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.