ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with RHP Coley Ries on a one-year contract for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Monday afternoon.  “I am so excited to be coming back to Chicago and so grateful for the coaches and front office for giving me the opportunity,” Ries said in…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Janie Reed for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon. An alum of the University of Oregon Softball program, Reed (formerly Takeda) was chosen for the US Women’s National Softball Team in 2015. During her time with…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to contract terms with catcher Michaela Schlattman for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Wednesday afternoon. “We can’t wait to have Michaela here in Rosemont and see her in action for the Bandits,” Chicago AGM Jourdan Skirha said. “She’s got an excitement and love for the…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed to terms with Hannah Flippen on a one-year contract extension for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon.  Flippen is coming back for her second season in Rosemont after a career showing in 2019, posting 8 home runs and 27 RBI, good for a .375…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Aleshia Ocasio is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Chicago Bandits for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Ocasio originally announced her retirement at the end of February but has pledged her return to the NPF for the 2020 season. “It wasn’t an easy decision to retire from…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have signed pitching coach Chanda Bell for the 2020 NPF season, team officials announced Monday afternoon. The Indianapolis native played a record-breaking career at the University of Kentucky. At the end of her collegiate career, Bell left as the all-time winningest pitcher and was the first in team history…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – After revealing the home opener and Taste of Tokyo series event presented by Wilson earlier this month, the Chicago Bandits have released the remainder of their home schedule for the 2020 NPF season.  Immediately following the Taste of Tokyo series event, the Bandits begin a 3-team series event on Tuesday, June 16…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have acquired RHP Nicole Newman from the Aussie Peppers in exchange for Chicago’s third round pick in the 2021 NPF Draft.  Newman was selected in the third round of the 2019 NPF Draft out of Drake University. The former Bulldog excelled in her collegiate tenure, throwing 787.2 innings and…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits and RHP Kelly Barnhill have agreed to terms on a one-year contract agreement, team officials announced Monday afternoon. “I am very excited to be returning to Chicago,” Barnhill said in a statement. “We have such a great culture in Rosemont thanks to the amazing support we get from the Village…

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