Outlaws Fastpitch announces the formation of 18U Gold
Outlaws Fastpitch, a leading tournament softball organization in Eastern PA and Western NJ, has announced that their 18U College Showcase team will become an 18U Gold team for the upcoming spring and summer season.
Bethlehem, PA – January 10, 2014 – Outlaws Fastpitch today announced an important milestone in their quest to become one of the premier women’s fastpitch tournament softball organization on the East Coast. Effective immediately, their 18U College Showcase team will become 18U Gold. This is an important step in the organization’s goal of helping young athletes realize their dream of playing college softball. Outlaws Fastpitch is dedicated to providing a structured learning environment through an academy approach. The goal is to develop fundamentals early and prepare their players for increasing levels of competition up to and including NCAA softball.
“We pride ourselves on treating our players like athletes, providing high level coaching, and being 100 percent committed to ensuring our players move on to the next level. Becoming an 18U Gold team is the next step in our evolution as an organization and a critical component of what we believe has been missing in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.”, says Denny Losco, President of Outlaws Fastpitch.
Commenting on the announcement, Jeff Fischl Sr, 18U Gold Head Coach says:
“We feel that we have the coaches, facilities, and financial strength to be the best organization in the area for developing players. The Gold designation increases our ability to have our players seen by top level college coaches. It’s all about playing tough competition on a regular basis and giving our players the opportunity to test themselves against other top level teams. We feel that over the years our 18U teams have been able to compete at a national level and that this change will put us in a position to provide more opportunities and visibility for our players”.
The 18U Gold team finished the fall season with a record of 36-5 including their 3rd consecutive ASA Finch's Fall Invitational championship at Diamond Nation, and a 3-2 finish at the ASA Triple Crown Rising Stars College Showcase in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The spring/summer campaign on 11 tournaments kicks off May 31st and including two ASA Gold Nationals qualifiers and six college showcases.
About Outlaws Fastpitch
Outlaws Fastpitch is a women’s tournament softball organization dedicated to providing a structured learning environment for the development of their athletes. The organization fields teams at the 10U, 12U, 14U, and 18U levels with the ultimate goal of advancing their players through the organization to play on the 18U Gold team and subsequently NCAA softball. Through the leadership of an experienced coaching staff they offer training to development talent at their younger levels and assist older players with the college recruitment process. The organization has a field complex located in Bethlehem, PA; an exclusive 45,000 square foot indoor turfed training facility in Phillipsburg, NJ; and consists of over 100 players from Central and Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Outlaws Fastpitch is a 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit organization.