NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Chicago Bandits pitcher Paige Lowary became the first NPF player to agree to an On-Player Ad Location (OPAL) partnership, league officials announced Wednesday afternoon after the left-hander signed with BreakThrew Fastpitch for the duration of the 2019 season. National Pro Fastpitch launched the OPAL program in December. It is designed to subsidize player salaries…

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have signed left-handed pitcher and former No. 1 draft pick Paige Lowary to a one-year extension, team officials announced Tuesday morning. Lowary posted a 3.79 ERA and struck out 25 batters across 20.1 innings of work during her rookie season with the Bandits in 2018. Primarily working as a reliever,…

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ROSEMONT — Bandits southpaw Paige Lowary has been named to the USA Softball Japan All-Star Series roster, which will compete at the International Cup from July 9-15 in Irvine, California. Lowary, whom the Bandits selected No. 1 overall in the 2018 NPF Draft, will compete for the national team for a brief stint after a stellar…

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits bolstered their pitching staff by signing No. 1 overall selection Paige Lowary to a one-year deal, team officials announced Tuesday. Lowary, a standout left-hander from Oklahoma, owns the Sooners’ single-season saves mark (11) and career saves (24), and helped the program capture the 2017 national title. Lowary became the franchise’s…

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All four remaining Bandits draftees in the NCAA Tournament moved on to the Women’s College World Series. A handful of coaches saw their teams advance further in the postseason, as well. Here’s a brief look at each individual performance from Week 2 of the postseason. Paige Lowary — First round, No. 1 overall Oklahoma advanced…

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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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ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Chicago Bandits bolstered their pitching staff in the 2018 NPF Draft, selecting Oklahoma left-hander Paige Lowary with the No. 1 overall selection Monday night in Nashville, Tennessee. Lowary, who led the nation in saves (11) during the 2017 season en route to earning All-Big 12 First Team honors, has continued her…

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