Kristina Thorson to host Racers Holiday Luncheon

For Immediate Release                                                                                     Contact: Joey Arrietta December 1, 2010                                                                                                Phone: 330-620-2216


Luncheon scheduled for December 18th at Hacker’s Bar & Grill

Akron, OH—  The newest member of Akron Racers roster, pitcher, Kristina Thorson will board a cross-country flight to serve as the host of the 2010 Akron Racers Holiday Luncheon. The Luncheon is scheduled for December 18th at Hacker’s Bar & Grill from Noon to 2pm and is open to the public.

Thorson began her career with the Philadelphia Force in 2007. She quickly dominated in the circle winning 14 games and claiming NPF Rookie of the Year honors. Thorson opened the 2008 season in a Chicago Bandit uniform where she has played the past three seasons. Her 43 career wins places her among the all-time leaders in NPF history.

“I am excited to be coming to Akron to meet the Racers fans. I know how loyal the Akron fans are and I’m looking forward to my first start in Akron as a Racer. “

Thorson has a championship ring and three regular season championships to her credit as a Bandit.  “Kristina is a veteran performer and has had a lot of success in a league that shows no mercy. I like our chances for success with her in the circle,” commented Racers GM, Joey Arrietta.

Thorson was obtained in a trade with Chicago that sent pitcher, Taryne Mowatt to the Bandits.


December 18, 2010

Hacker’s Bar & Grill

Open to the Public Reservations Required

Call 330.376.8188

Deadline: December 11th


Racers Merchandise Garage will be open from 2p-4p

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