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Wednesday Night Matchup Postponed

Chicago Bandits Photo by Dina Kwit Courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch

VIERA, Fla. (June 29, 2017) – The Tuesday night neutral site matchup between the Chicago Bandits and Beijing Shougang Eagles at USSSA Space Coast Stadium has been postponed due to inclement weather in Viera, Florida.
 
League officials deemed the game to be unplayable with severe storms raging through the area.
 
Chicago will next face Beijing (1-26) in a two-game series in Rosemont from Aug. 1-2. In seven chances, the Bandits have yet to drop a game against the Eagles during the 2017 season, outscoring their opponent by a 43-6 margin.
 
The Bandits (16-15) will conclude their seven-game road trip with a Thursday game against the league-leading USSSA Pride (24-6) at 6:05 p.m. from USSSA Space Coast Stadium. The game will be broadcast on NPF TV.
 
For more information about the Chicago Bandits or to purchase tickets to any home game during the remainder of the 2017 regular season, please visit chicagobandits.com or call the box office at 877-722-6348.
 
Since 2005, the Chicago Bandits have been members of the National Pro Fastpitch league. Entering their 13th season as a franchise, the Bandits have provided the Chicago area with high-level softball talent and entertainment en route to capturing six regular season titles and four Cowles Cup championships, the most recent coming during the 2016 campaign. Located in Rosemont, the Bandits play at The Ballpark at Rosemont, one of the premier softball facilities in the nation. The Ballpark at Rosemont is the only stadium in the country built exclusively for a women’s professional softball team. The Bandits provide an opportunity for female fastpitch softball players to further their careers at the professional level and has included legendary figures such as Jennie Finch, Monica Abbott and Tammy Williams.
 
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 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, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.