2010 NPF College Senior Draft Presented By MIKEN
NASHVILLE - National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) and its four-affiliate teams will hold the 2010 NPF Senior Draft on Wednesday February 10, 2010 at 8PM EST. The broadcast will be live from the Heritage Key Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. This will be the second consecutive year the NPF will broadcast the Draft live but the first time on MLB.com.
"The College Senior Draft is a much anticipated event for the entire League. We are always looking forward to the next talented group of outstanding athletes who will undoubtedly contribute positively the future of the NPF," stated NPF Commissioner Cheri Kempf.
The 2009 Draftees made a huge impact during the NPF Season. Those players included Kaitlin Cochran (Akron) and NPF Rookie and Defensive Player of the Year Tammy Williams (Chicago).
Each team has at least three selections in the five-round draft. The USSSA Pride, the host of the 2010 Draft, will hold six of the 20 overall picks due to a 2009 draft-day trade with the Akron Racers. The order of the Draft is as follows:
1 1. USSSA Pride
2. Tennessee Diamonds
3. USSSA Pride from Akron Racers - 2009 trade
4. Chicago Bandits
5. USSSA Pride
6. Tennessee Diamonds
7. Akron Racers
8. Chicago Bandits
9. USSSA Pride
10. Tennessee Diamonds
11. Akron Racers
12. Chicago Bandits
13. USSSA Pride
14. Tennessee Diamonds
15. USSSA Pride from Akron Racers - 2009 Trade
16. Chicago Bandits
17. USSSA Pride
18. Tennessee Diamonds
19. Akron Racers
20. Chicago Bandits
Visit www.profastpitch.com on February 10th for the LIVE link to watch the DRAFT!
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The League, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women's Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL).
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