ROSEMONT, Ill. — In a partnership announced Thursday afternoon, the Chicago Bandits and the Rosemont Visitor and Tourism Bureau have reached a team-wide agreement offering every Bandits player and coach an On-Player Ad Location (OPAL) during the 2019 season. National Pro Fastpitch launched the OPAL program in December. It is designed to subsidize players’ and…

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have signed left-handed pitcher Danielle O’Toole to a one-year contract extension, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. In her second season in Chicago, O’Toole pitched to a 0.58 ERA across 12 innings while picking up 14 strikeouts. As a rookie in 2017, the southpaw tossed 10 regular-season innings and posted a…

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Photo credit: USA Softball ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Chicago Bandits have signed Team USA infielder Hannah Flippen to a one-year contract, team officials announced Tuesday afternoon. Flippen, the 17th overall selection in the fourth round of the 2017 NPF Draft, boasts NPF experience on her playing resume, as well as considerable experience on the international…

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Photo credit: USA Softball ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have agreed on a one-year contract with veteran catcher/infielder Amanda Chidester, team officials announced Monday afternoon. Chidester, the 11th overall selection in the third round of the 2012 NPF Draft, has amassed seven years of experience with USA Softball and one season in National Pro…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits, in partnership with USA Softball, released Friday morning a schedule for exhibition games between the Women’s National Team and the Bandits and USSSA Pride of National Pro Fastpitch. The Bandits are set to host the National Team’s training stop from June 10-16 at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont,…

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ROSEMONT – The Chicago Bandits have signed right-handed pitcher/infielder Ally Carda to a one-year extension, team officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Carda, as a first-year Bandit in 2018, compiled a stellar 1.62 ERA over 43.2 innings in the circle and paced the staff with four saves. As a hitter, the former UCLA standout registered a .429…

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Bandits pitcher/infielder Ally Carda has been named to the 2019 U.S. Women’s National Team roster, USA Softball announced Monday morning. Carda, who signed with the Bandits as a free agent Jan. 12, 2018, posted impressive figures throughout her first season in Chicago. The former UCLA standout delivered 43.2 innings of work in…

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ROSEMONT — As has been the case all season-long against USSSA Pride southpaw Keilani Ricketts, the Chicago Bandits could not muster a run against the veteran southpaw and dropped Game 2 of the best-of-five Championship Series by a score of 3-0 Friday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Ricketts rolled through the Bandits order and surrendered…

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ROSEMONT — A three-run first inning powered the Bandits to a 5-3 win over the previously undefeated USSSA Pride on Friday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Bandits center fielder Sammy Marshall, who later made a highlight reel, full-extension snag in center field, opened up scoring with an RBI triple down the line in right. Marshall…

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