Bandits Fall Short 4-2 In Game One Against USSSA Pride
ROSEMONT, III. – The Chicago Bandits (22-6) were out to seek redemption in Kansas City against the team that handed them their first two losses of the season back in June.
The USSSA Pride (19-6) came out on top Monday night (July 15) at T-Bones Stadium against the Bandits.
Jessie Warren wasted no time putting the Pride on the board with a 2-run homer to center field in the bottom of the first inning.
Hannah Flippen started the Bandits off in the top of the fourth with her 5th home run of the season that lead the game to a 1-run difference.
Bottom of the fifth brought two more runs in for the Pride but Gwen Svekis quickly tried to even the score with a homer to right-center in the sixth. USSSA were able to hold their advantage and grab the win with a final score of 4-2 over the Bandits.
The Bandits and Pride are set to face off one more time (July 16) before the Bandits return back to Rosemont. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. CST in Kansas City.
ABOUT CHICAGO BANDITS
Since 2005, the Chicago Bandits have been members of the National Pro Fastpitch league. Entering their 14th season as a franchise, the Bandits have provided the Chicago area with high-level softball talent and entertainment en route to capturing six regular season titles and four Cowles Cup championships, the most recent coming during the 2016 campaign. Located in Rosemont, the Bandits play at Parkway Bank Sports Complex, one of the premier softball facilities in the nation. Parkway Bank Sports Complex is the only stadium in the country built exclusively for a women’s professional softball team. The Bandits provide an opportunity for female fastpitch softball players to further their careers at the professional level and has included legendary figures such as Jennie Finch, Tammy Williams and Stacy May-Johnson.