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Jill Barrett Named Impact Honoree by the Akron Racers

May 24, 2016 - AKRON, OH - The Akron Racers are celebrating their 15th Season of Play this coming summer. The Racers are continuing to identify the players who have had the most significant impact on the team's storied history. The 22nd IMPACT honoree to be recognized by the Racers is one of the best utility players ever to play in Akron, Jill Barrett. "I was particularly convinced that the athletic ability and versatility Jill possessed would translate into a successful career at the pro level," remembered GM Joey Arrietta. "She proved... Full Story

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Pride Draftees Romero, Field and Stearns Earn Conference Honors

May 19, 2016 - Kissimmee, FL - USSSA's 2016 draftee class is unreal to say the least. With the announcement of the Big 12 postseason honors, seven of our draftees have been recognized in their respective conferences'. For the third year in a row, Big Ten's Player of the Year award belongs to Michigan's Sierra Romero, making Sierra the second player in Big 10 history to earn the honor three times. Romero was also selected All-Big Ten first team and is one of ten finalists for the 2016 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. ... Full Story

Kastles Win Titles in Rome

May 19, 2016 - The Bryan Brothers claimed their 112th title in Rome last week. Click the image for highlights. Photo: ATPWorldTour.com Bob and Mike Bryan came back from a set down in the men's doubles final to defeat Jack Sock and Vasek Pospisil 2-6, 6-3, 10-7 in the finals of the BNL D'Italia in Rome, claiming their 112th title, the most in tennis history. The Bryans victory culminated a historic performance by the Kastles at the prestigious Masters 1000 tournament, with Kastles veteran Martina Hingis and her partner Sania Mirza also t... Full Story

Racers Tab Slugger Sam Marder as the 22nd Impact Honoree

May 19, 2016 - AKRON, OH - As the Racers continue their march towards their 15th Season of Play in 2016, the next stop on our trip through history is former power-hitting designated player and 2012 NPF Offensive Player of the Year, Sam Marder. "I watched Sam for four years develop into one of the best offensive threats in the Big Ten every year," remembered GM Joey Arrietta. "I think I was more excited than Sam was when she won the league's offensive award. It was a personal highlight to see a player who had attended Ohio State win this... Full Story

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