Bridgewater, NJ – March 6, 2013 – Owner/GM, Michael Neuwirth announced today that Taryne Mowatt has signed with the New York/New Jersey Comets for the 2013 season.
“I am excited that Taryne has joined the Comets family,” stated Neuwirth. “Taryne is the ultimate competitor and her passion for the sport and fans is equally impressive. She will make our pitching staff stronger and is a great role model for our youth.”
Mowatt’s many successes include two women’s college world series championships with the University of Arizona and an ESPY award for female athlete of the year. She was drafted in the first round of the 2008 NPF draft and finished her rookie season with a 1.49 ERA.
“I am thrilled to be coming back to the NPF and to be joining a new team based out of the Northeast!” stated Mowatt. “I think the fans are excited to have a women’s professional fastpitch team return to the area and I can’t wait to get out there and play for the Comets!”
About National Pro Fastpitch:
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. 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.