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National Pro Fastpitch Returns to KC Tonight and Tomorrow

July 9, 2018 - American Association (AA) - Kansas City T-Bones News Release

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - For the fourth consecutive year, the Kansas City T-Bones are pleased to welcome National Pro Fastpitch softball to Kansas City, with T-Bones Stadium set to host a two-game series between the USSSA Pride and the Aussie Spirit tonight, July 9th and tomorrow, July 10th.

WHAT: The USSSA Pride and the Aussie Spirit will play a two-game series, July 9th and 10th at T-Bones Stadium. Both games will start at 7:05 p.m. with gates opening at 6:00 p.m. The USSSA Pride, out of Florida, has played each of the last four seasons in KCK and have won four straight league championships. The Pride roster is led by two-time Olympian and reigning back-to-back-to-back NPF MVP Kelly Kretschman out of the University of Alabama. She is joined by Sierra Romero, the 2016 NCAA Player of the Year at the University of Michigan and the 2017 NPF homerun & RBI leader and Jessica Burroughs, the 1st overall draft pick by the Pride out of Florida State and the 2017 ACC pitcher of the year and First Team NFCA All-American.

The Aussie Spirit roster features Stacey Porter, Captain of the Australian National Team and an Olympic Bronze and Silver medal winner. The Australian team also includes Taylah Tsitsikronis, with two seasons of NPF experience with the Pennsylvania Rebellion and the Chicago Bandits and was the first Aussie Spirit player to sign for 2018. Rachel Lack, out of the University of Hawaii and veteran Aussie Spirit star also is part of the roster coming to Kansas City.

WHEN: Monday July 9th - Tuesday July 10th. Game times at 7:05 pm.

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