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Angela Tincher Named to Racers Impact Honoree List

May 3, 2016 - AKRON, OH - The Akron Racers are continuing to celebrate their 15th Season of Play by recognizing the 30 players who have had the biggest impact on the development of their franchise. The next IMPACT honoree to be recognized by the Racers is former pitcher Angela Tincher. "Angela Tincher carved out an amazing career at every level," remembered GM Joey Arrietta. "Her tenacity and work ethic was stellar and she carried herself with so much poise and pride. Her contribution to the game is worth applauding once again." Aft... Full Story

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Veronica Wootson Next Racers Impact Honoree

April 28, 2016 - AKRON, OH - In celebration of their upcoming 15th Season of Play, the Akron Racers continue the search through their extensive history to find the 30 players that have made the most profound impact on the organization since its very first team in 1999. The next IMPACT Honoree and the 16th player to be so honored is former second baseman, Veronica Wootson. "I believe I got lucky when I signed Veronica," noted GM Joey Arrietta. "Her game was effortless and so smooth and when a play needed to be made, she made it." Wootso... Full Story

Four Former Racers Dot Pac-12 All-Century Team

April 28, 2016 - AKRON, OH - The Pacific Athletic Conference is celebrating their Centennial Celebration with what they are calling "100 Years of Champions". As a part of their celebration the PAC-12 has held weekly announcements of their All-Century Team for each sport. On Monday, the conference announced the team for softball and four former Akron Racers made the elite list. Among the 30 players selected were catcher Leah Braatz (Arizona, 94-95, 97-98), second baseman Caitlin Benyi (UCLA, 03-06), pitcher Alicia Hollowell (Arizona, 03-06... Full Story

Former Gator Kristen Butler Named Akron Impact Honoree

April 26, 2016 - AKRON, OH - Former Florida Gator, and 2008 NPF Defensives Player of the Year, catcher Kristen Butler checks in at #15 on the Racers 30 IMPACT honorees incredible list of pro athletes being recognized by the league's oldest existing pro franchise. The Racers open their 15th Season of Play on June 8th against the Pennsylvania Rebellion. "There is no hesitation on my part to include Kristen in this amazing collection of IPMACT players," remarked GM Joey Arrietta. "Her superior defensive skills coupled with her enormous offen... Full Story

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