Aug. 13, 2009
NORMAN, Okla. -- As a bonus to OU softball fans, SoonerSports.com will provide a wrap-up of former All-American Samantha Ricketts' season with the Akron Racers of National Pro Fastpitch this summer. At the close of the regular season, Ricketts and the Racers are set for a post season run.
In last week's series against the Chicago Bandits, Ricketts and the Racers came out on top, sweeping the Bandits in a four games in the series.
Closing the regular season, Ricketts’ recorded 17 hits, nine RBI, one double, one home run and plated four runs.
The first-place Akron Racers are set to host the 2009 National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series at Firestone Stadium August 19-23. The NPF Championship Series will feature the top four teams in the league, which currently include the Chicago Bandits, Akron Racers, Rockford Thunder and U.S.S.S.A. Pride.
For a complete playoff schedule, visit www.profastpitch.com.
Fans may watch all NPF games for free at the NPF Website. Stay tuned to SoonerSports.com throughout the summer to catch up the latest with Ricketts and the Akron Racers.