NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH ANNOUNCES OLYMPIC CHANNEL TO CONTINUE COVERAGE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE SEASON

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 19, 2018) – National Pro Fastpitch announced an agreement with the global Olympic Channel for regular season and championship action from the 2018  NPF season. The agreement includes more than twenty games and will…

ESPN+ Adds Exclusive Rights to Select Regular Season National Pro Fastpitch Games; Becomes Exclusive Home to the League’s Cowles Cup Championship Series

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Summer-Long Schedule Features Multiple Appearances from Every Team in the League Addition of NPF Grows ESPN’s Softball Portfolio, Continues Long-Standing Commitment to the Sport  Per ESPN (May 24, 2018) ESPN+ has added more exclusive…

Crane to serve as volunteer assistant at Missouri

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Photo credit: Nick Monaghan, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits right fielder Emily Crane will return to her alma mater and join the softball staff at the University of Missouri, an MU Athletics spokesperson…

Svekis named volunteer assistant at Indiana

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Photo credit: Nick Monaghan, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch   ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits first-year catcher Gwen Svekis has been named to the softball staff at Indiana University as a volunteer assistant, the Hoosiers’ athletic…

2018 NPF Championship Series Tickets on Sale Now

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Nashville, TN (July 3, 2018) -Tickets for the 2018 NPF Championship Series are on sale now through the NPF website at www.profastpitch.com/championship-series. The Series will be held at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, IL, thehome…

Bandits to Supply Team USA with Pair of Pitchers

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ROSEMONT (June 28, 2018)— The Chicago Bandits have agreed to loan USA Softball a pair of pitchers for the International Cup, which is set to take place July 9-15 in Irvine, California. First-year southpaw Paige Lowary, whom the…

Svekis named recipient of the Tom Hansen Medal

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Bandits first-year catcher Gwen Svekis has been named the female recipient of the Tom Hansen Medal, an annual honor bestowed upon one male and one female student athlete- from each of the Pac-12 Conference’s…

DeWitt Signs Two Year Deal with USSSA Pride

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VIERA, FL (June 15, 2018) – Nicole DeWitt has signed a two-year contract with the USSSA Pride for the 2018 season. DeWitt, was selected as the 17th overall pick in the third round of the 2018 NPF Draft joins the Pride after an amazing collegiate…

NATIONAL PRO FASTPITCH COMBINES GREAT COVERAGE WITH IMPRESSIVE BROADCAST PERSONALITIES FOR 2018

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The 2018 season will see National Pro Fastpitch regular season game action on a multitude of media platforms including both digital and linear coverage. The league has partnered with some of the most noted and noticeable partners in sports…

Bandits sign No. 1 overall pick Lowary to one-year deal

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits bolstered their pitching staff by signing No. 1 overall selection Paige Lowary to a one-year deal, team officials announced Tuesday. Lowary, a standout left-hander from Oklahoma, owns the Sooners’…

WCWS Most Outstanding Player Signs Contract with the Pride

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VIERA, FL (June 12, 2018) – Jessie Warren has signed a two-year contract with the USSSA Pride for the 2018 season. Warren, selected as the 7th overall pick in the second round of the 2018 NPF Draft, joins the team after a phenomenal collegiate…