Entries by Julie Walton

NPF COLLEGE DRAFT PRESENTED BY BSN Sports SET FOR 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 27, 2020)– The National Pro Fastpitch College Draft Presented by BSN Sports will be held this year in Rosemont, IL, home of the league’s longest existing franchise, the Chicago Bandits.   The much anticipated event will take place inside the Draft Room at Kings Dining & Entertainment in the heart of Rosemont’s […]

BSN SPORTS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH

Alignment with Women’s Pro Softball League Affirms BSN SPORTS’ Commitment to Supporting and Expanding Women’s Athletics –  February 26, 2020, Dallas, TX — BSN SPORTS, a division of Varsity Brands and the nation’s largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, today announced a partnership with National Pro Fastpitch […]

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Chicago Bandits Sign Pitching Coach Chanda Bell

ROSEMONT, IL (February 25, 2020) – The Chicago Bandits have signed pitching coach Chanda Bell for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Monday afternoon. The Indianapolis native played a record-breaking career at the University of Kentucky. At the end of her collegiate career, Bell left as the all-time winningest pitcher and was the first in team history […]

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Savannah Heebner Announces Retirement

ROSEMONT, Ill. (February 19, 2020) – Chicago Bandits pitcher Savannah Heebner has announced her retirement from professional softball. “We will miss Savannah and the camaraderie she brought to the room,” Bandits AGM Jourdan Skirha said. “Her attitude always kept everyone in good spirits. We wish her the best in her next adventure.” While in Chicago, Heebner […]

Chicago Bandits Announce 2020 Home Schedule

ROSEMONT, Ill. – After revealing the home opener and Taste of Tokyo series event presented by Wilson earlier this month, the Chicago Bandits have released the remainder of their home schedule for the 2020 NPF season. Immediately following the Taste of Tokyo series event, the Bandits begin a 3-team series event on Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June […]

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Commotion Signs Sahvanna Jaquish

Los Angeles, CA (February 13, 2020) – Sahvanna Jaquish, the third overall draft pick of the 2017 National Pro Fastpitch Draft, has signed with the California Commotion. Jaquish, (Highland, Calif.) is the only four-time All-American at Louisiana State University (2013-17) and played in the Women’s College World Series three times. “I’m excited to be back […]