National Pro Fastpitch softball returns to the T-Bones Stadium in Kansas City, Kansas, Monday and Tuesday nights.
The USSSA Pride and the Aussie Spirit will play a two-game series here. Both games start at 7:05 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m.
The USSSA Pride, from Florida, has played each of the last four seasons in Kansas City, Kansas, winning four straight league championships.
The Pride roster is led by two-time Olympian and reigning back-to-back-to-back NPF MVP Kelly Kretschman out of the University of Alabama. She is joined by Sierra Romero, the 2016 NCAA Player of the Year at the University of Michigan and the 2017 NPF home run and RBI leader and Jessica Burroughs, the 1st overall draft pick by the Pride out of Florida State and the 2017 ACC pitcher of the year and First Team NFCA All-American.
The Aussie Spirit roster features Stacey Porter, Captain of the Australian National Team and an Olympic Bronze and Silver medal winner. The Australian team also includes Taylah Tsitsikronis, with two seasons of NPF experience with the Pennsylvania Rebellion and the Chicago Bandits and was the first Aussie Spirit player to sign for 2018. Rachel Lack, out of the University of Hawaii and veteran Aussie Spirit star also is part of the roster coming to Kansas City.