Chamberlain’s early homer guides Pride to series win over Bandits

ROSEMONT — Lauren Chamberlain delivered a three-run homer in the opening frame, and the USSSA Pride claimed a series victory with a 10-4 win over the Chicago Bandits on Sunday afternoon at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Chamberlain’s first-inning shot, her second of the season and first since May 30, provided an early blow to Bandits rookie…

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Combined shutout guides Bandits to sweep of Eagles

MANKATO, Minn. — Coley Ries, Aleshia Ocasio, Lacey Waldrop and Rachele Fico issued a combined shutout as the Chicago Bandits topped the Beijing Shougang Eagles by a score of 3-0 Saturday night at Caswell Park in Mankato, Minnesota. The Bandits (18-0) completed a five-game sweep and collected their 18th consecutive victory to begin the 2018 season.…

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Bandits double up Eagles, improve to 17-0

MANKATO, Minn. — The Chicago Bandits continued their early-season roll on the road, topping the Beijing Shougang Eagles in both games of a doubleheader Friday at Caswell Park in Mankato, Minnesota. Rachele Fico earned her second win in as many starts after tossing four strong innings of work in an 8-2 victory in the opener. The…

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Bandits secure sweep of weekly league awards

ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits’ trio of Emily Carosone, Ally Carda and Sashel Palacios swept the NPF’s weekly awards distribution, league officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Carosone, named the Boombah Player of the Week, enjoyed a breakout road trip for the Bandits. The third-year infielder from Auburn amassed a .500 clip at the plate in the six-game…

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Bandits dominant in doubleheader, improve to 10-0

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Chicago Bandits continued to pummel opposing pitchers during their road trip across Kansas, delivering 21 runs on 29 hits in a doubleheader sweep of the Aussie Spirit on Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark in Lawrence, Kansas. The Bandits (10-0) uncorked seven home runs across the pair of games, including two from Emily Carosone,…

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Bandits clobber Spirit, match best start in franchise history

WICHITA, Kan. — Sammy Marshall, Kristyn Sandberg, Jessie Scroggins and Emily Carosone all homered and the Chicago Bandits cruised to a 12-0 victory over the Aussie Spirit on Thursday in Wichita, Kansas. The win marked the Bandits’ sixth consecutive to begin the 2018 season, matching the best start in franchise history (6-0, 2006). Marshall, a fourth-year…

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Carosone, Bandits claw back to claim series opener against Spirit

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — After a shaky start to their first road trip of the season, the Bandits surged to an 8-3 victory over the Aussie Spirit behind the bat of Emily Carosone in Wednesday night’s series opener at Hobart-Detter Field in Hutchinson, Kansas. Carosone, an All-NPF selection in 2017, clobbered her first two home runs of…

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Postseason Update No. 1

The Chicago Bandits 2018 draft class performed well throughout the regional round of the NCAA Tournament as Paige Lowary (Oklahoma), Aleshia Ocasio (Florida) and Gwen Svekis and DJ Sanders (Oregon) progressed into super regionals. Jessie Scroggins and Baylor were eliminated by nationally needed Texas A&M. Here’s a look at each individual effort from the regional…

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