NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Pro Fastpitch launched a new website for the 2017 season. The new website will be video friendly with a cleaner and brighter appearance.
The Player statistics area has been upgraded in the specific categories of overall stats and historical stats. In addition, the Live Stats portion of the website where fans can follow game action in real time, has been upgraded with more access and features.
“We are very excited about the new website for so many reasons,” commented NPF Vice President, Gaye Lynn Wilson. “We are grateful for the dedication and commitment by Infinity Pro Sports and Entertainment and 805STATS to this important project for the league, its teams, players and especially, the fans. This website will improve the total experience of engaging with National Pro Fastpitch.”
Some of the new additions to the website are:
• A link to the NPF’s interactive action prediction game, Micro Fantasy Softball
• Umpire page which includes an active and historical list of league officials
• Pro-shop and online store
• New portal for NPFTV
The new portal for NPFTV is designed to make identifying live streaming and Video On Demand options much easier to see and reach. It is a primary upgrade for season two of the popular digital platform of the NPF.
"We're very grateful to continue our long-standing collaboration with National Pro Fastpitch,” said Rachael Mesnik, Director of Marketing for Infinity Pro Sports. “Since 2004, Infinity Sports and Entertainment has partnered with NPF to enhance and evolve their online presence through services such as their mobile responsive website, custom mobile app and successful E-Commerce store. The exciting addition of NPFTV, broadens their reach to teams and fans alike and offers another channel of interaction.”.
The website launches just in time for the 2017 season debut as June 1 Opening Day approaches in less than a week.
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers will celebrate their 16th season of play in 2017. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2002, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in diamond sports beyond their collegiate success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China, among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.