Tickets Going Fast for Nov. 4 Softball-NPF Game
Oct. 27, 2011
SAN DIEGO - Less than 50 tickets remain for San Diego State's softball game against the National Pro Fastpitch All-Stars on Friday, Nov. 4, at SDSU Softball Stadium. The contest, in conjunction with the NPF's "Back to School Tour," will begin at 6 p.m. PT (gates open at 4:30 p.m. PT).
Team NPF is comprised of athletes from all four of the NPF teams - Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, Tennessee Diamonds and USSSA Florida Pride - and includes an accomplished list of competitors.
Highlighting the team is 2004 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist and 2008 Silver Medalist Jessica Mendoza. Mendoza, who served as the president of the Women's Sports Foundation from 2009-10, was the 2011 NPF Player of the Year and a four-time All-American at Stanford.
Ashley Charters (2010 U.S. World Cup/Washington), Andrea Duran (2008 U.S. Olympian/UCLA), Caitlin Lever (2008 Canadian Olympian/Georgia Tech), Bianca Mejia (2007 U.S. Junior Olympian/Long Island), Amber Patton (2009 U.S. National Team/DePaul) and Jenn Salling (2008 Canadian Olympian/Washington) have also recently represented their country on the international stage.
Other athletes on the NPF roster include GiOnna DiSalvatore (two-time All-American at UCLA), Jamee Juarez (four-time all-Big Ten selection at Ohio State), Brittany McKinney (2011 all-NPF selection/North Carolina), Lisa Norris (2010 NPF Pitcher of the Year/North Carolina), Angeline Quiocho (three-time all-MW performer at Brigham Young), Roya St. Clair (all-Big Ten pick at Michigan), Kristina Thorson (2011 all-NPF selection/California) and Jessica Williams (four-time all-Conference USA pick a t Marshall).
The NPF All-Stars are 16-0 heading into tonight's game at Oregon. The Nov. 4 contest with the Aztecs will be their 19th in their 20-game schedule.
Tickets for the SDSU-NPF All-Stars on Nov. 4 are $5. To purchase tickets, contact San Diego State assistant coach Mia Longfellow via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (619) 594-2345. Tickets must be purchased in advance as there will be no will call.