NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 12, 2019) – USSSA Pride veteran utility player, Alexa Peterson, and The Hitting Vault (THV), have partnered through an On Player Ad Location (OPAL) for the 2019 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season. 

Peterson returns to the USSSA Pride in 2019 for her sixth season as a pro in the NPF. Originally the 11th overall pick in the NPF College Draft by the Pride, Peterson had stints with the Pennsylvania Rebellion, Chicago Bandits, and Cleveland Comets before returning to USSSA this season. 

A 2014 graduate of Oregon, Peterson was a member of two Women’s College World Series participating teams and was a decorated First Team All American, First Team All-PAC 12, PAC 12 Batting champion and a member of the All World Series Team.

“I’m so excited and honored to be able to represent The Hitting Vault this summer in the NPF through the OPAL program,” commented Peterson. “THV’s mission is to grow the game of softball and baseball while truly caring about each client’s success, and helping them reach their potential and I am happy to be a part of that.”

THV is an elite hitting program taught by professional hitting coach, Matt Lisle, with Aaron James as its President. 

“Alexa Peterson represents everything The Hitting Vault stands for – hard work, dedication, teamwork and a willingness to learn and grow,” said James. “As the number one online hitting community, we are proud to support Alexa and 1000’s of others who play, coach and love the game of softball.”

To learn more about The Hitting Vault, visit thehittingvault.com.

Peterson and her USSSA Pride opened their 2019 season last week on the road against the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois at Rent One Park. The 46 game regular season slate will see the Pride open at their friendly confines of Space Coast Stadium in Viera, FL on June 18th. Included in the season schedule are two exhibition games against Team USA, slated for this week. 

National Pro Fastpitch took the field for its 16th season in 2019 when opening day took place on May 28th in Daytona Beach, FL at Jackie Robinson Park, between the Beijing Shougang Eagles and the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois. The 138 game complete regular season will be streamed live domestically, exclusively on Flo Softball. Fans can follow the live stream by subscribing to Flo Softball at FloSoftball.com. Internationally, the live stream and VOD are available through the league’s website at www.profastpitch.com.

About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)

National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success.  The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Aussie Peppers of Minnesota, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, Chicago Bandits, Cleveland Comets, and USSSA Pride. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada, China, and Mexico, and represent the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.

About The Hitting Vault

The Hitting Vault is an elite hitting program taught by Professional Hitting Coach Matt Lisle. Many MLB, collegiate and youth players have trusted Coach Lisle to perfect their swing and he’s putting all of his principles, tips, drills and curriculum in one place, The Hitting Vault, and made them available for baseball and softball players at every level.

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