Jun 2 2017

USSSA Pride Assistant General Manager Megan Willis Discusses the 2017 Season

Viera, FL- June 2, 2017- USSSA digital media reporter, Ashyln Sullivan caught up with Pride Assistant General Manager Megan Willis to discuss the upcoming profastpitch season.

June 1st marked National Profastpitch Opening Day and the USSSA Pride are closely approaching the 2017 season set to start on June 8th at 7:05 p.m. ET against the Akron Racers.

Willis touched on topics from the new draftee class, including Mandie Perez and Mo Mercado to what fans should expect during the 2017 season home opener. The Pride’s first home opener that will be hosted at USSSA Space Coast Stadium in Viera, FL.

Fans can look forward to a special appearance of USSSA Pride pitcher Cat Osterman on June 8th where the former Texas Longhorn will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch to kick off the 2017 season.

For tickets to all of the 2017 season games visit usssapride.com/tickets.

About USSSA Florida Pride: 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.

About USSSA: 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.

About National Pro Fastpitch: National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN.  The league, created to give elite female fast pitch 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 fast pitch softball since 2002 www.profastpitch.com