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Washington Glory

The Washington Glory was a women's softball team based in Fairfax, Virginia. They played during 2007 and 2008 as a member of National Pro Fastpitch.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Hall of fame 2
  • USA Softball players 3
  • Season-by-season 4
  • Former players 5
  • Staff 6
  • External links 7

History

The Glory won the 2007 NPF championship, defeating the Rockford Thunder in the final game of the championship series becoming the first team in league history to win the regular season and playoff titles in the same season. The playoffs started out on a high note for the Glory when Monica Abbott threw her first professional no hitter and the first no hitter in Glory history in the August 25 opener against Rockford.

The first batter in Glory history was Kelly Kretschman on May 31. The first home run in Glory history was by Brooke Marnitz on May 31.

The Glory played their 2008 season at the Westfield Softball Complex in Chantilly, Va. due to construction on their complex at USSSA Pride franchise based in Florida.

Hall of fame

Three Glory players were named to the All NPF Team in 2008. Those players were:

  • 3B Sara Larquier
  • 1B Oli Keohohou
  • P Sarah Pauly

USA Softball players

Season-by-season

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2007 34 10 0 1st place National Pro Fastpitch Won National Pro Fastpitch Championship Game over the Rockford Thunder
2008 30 18 0 2nd place National Pro Fastpitch Lost National Pro Fastpitch Championship Game to the Chicago Bandits
Totals 64 28 0

Former players

  • 3: Stephanie Best (Retired after 2008 season)
  • 8: Christa Dalakis (Running a health club in Tysons Corner, Virginia)
  • 27: Germaine Fairchild (Head Coach of the former National Pro Fastpitch team New England Riptide)

Staff

  • Dr. David R. Miller, M.D.: Hand and wrist consultant.
  • Jarrod Wronski: Team P. A. announcer, broadcaster, emcee and DJ

External links

  • Washington Glory
  • National Pro Fastpitch
  • MySpace Page
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