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Win A 2015 Anderson Rocketech Bat

This month on The Win Some Softball Stuff Show you can win a 2015 Anderson Rocketech Fastpitch Softball Bat. Produced By Gary Leland

This month you have the opportunity to win a 2015 Anderson Rocketech Fastpitch Bat. Watch the video to find out how to enter.

Make sure and watch on the 25th of every month for our newest contest.

The Anderson RockeTech FP, with its all-metal exterior multiwall design, has a barrel-weighted minus 9 swing weight and is designed to take advantage of a strong fastpitch hitter’s skill and ability. The RFP is as hot as it can be and still be legal. If you’re serious enough to put in the time at practice, you’re ready for the RFP and the results you deserve. However, you may need a bigger trophy case because the RFP is a souvenir maker.

RockeTech Features:
The all-metal RockeTech bat includes the PowerArch – exterior sleeve – multi-wall design that features two matched aluminum walls, an inner shell that wields the patented PowerArch contour and an exterior sleeve that wraps the inner shell with added elastic performance, durability and provides a feel that uniquely end-loaded. Together they create a highly responsive hitting surface that includes a generous effective hitting area and superior feel.

The TaperFlex contour is designed to optimize the flexural and vibrational response of the bat by distributing the mass of the taper in such a way that a harmonic flexural response is achieved. When combined, the result is a bat that has superior feel, superior performance and a truly unique hitting experience.

The Ultra-Thin Handle is designed to maximize batspeed by allowing the handle to fit nicely into the batter’s fingers rather than in the palms of their hands. It is designed thin to make it easily customizable for each hitter. You can make the handle bigger by adding a thicker grip, but you cannot make it smaller once it is formed.

The Thin Sport Grip provides a tacky feel and supports the thin handle design by making the handle as thin as possible. The Sport Grip allows those that want a thicker handle to be able to simply overwrap it with another grip or with tape to customize the fit of their Anderson bat.

The patented Weldless-Ergonomic Knob adds weight where it is transparent to the swing. It improves the balance of the bat and maximizes the MOI while adding the additional distance that only mass in the right place can give you. The construction is patented and the shape of the ergonomic knob was designed in cooperation with a team of orthopedic surgeons to provide a safer, more comfortable feel.

The TruFlex Toughened-Lightweight Cap adds to the performance and feel of the bat by providing the support in the end of the bat necessary to maximize the energy transfer of the barrel to the ball while maintaining just enough flex to control the amount of vibration created at contact. The reduced weight in the cap improves the bat’s MOI.

A reduced Moment of Inertia (the effort necessary to swing the bat) is the object of all of the weight manipulation included in the overall design and the design of every component used in an Anderson bat. This attention to the structural details makes it possible to swing a heavier bat with less effort. A quicker, more powerful swing makes it possible to provide each and every player with Game Improvement by Design.

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Jennifer McFalls Is The New Head Coach Of The Dallas Charge

Jennifer McFalls Is The New Head Coach Of The Dallas Charge

Jennifer McFalls Is The New Head Coach Of The Dallas Charge” By Gary Leland

The Dallas Charge are pleased to announce the signing of the team’s first head coach, Olympic gold medalist and current University of Texas assistant coach Jennifer McFalls. A native of Grand Prairie, Texas, McFalls went on to a Hall of Fame career at Texas A&M, an Olympic gold medal in the 2000 Games, and coaching stints in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area before spending the last five years with the Longhorns. McFalls brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and leadership to the professional level and Dallas Charge organization.

“The addition of coach McFalls cannot be understated. Her level of experience is difficult to come by. She is a quality person who understands our objectives and will amplify them on the field, in the dugout, and in the community. We are so pleased and proud to have her helping lead the organization,” said Charge General Manager Kevin Shelton.

McFalls is currently in her fifth season with the University of Texas. Under her guidance, the Longhorns had three players selected to the All-Big 12 Defensive Team in 2014. She helped lead Texas to the 2013 Women’s College World Series (WCWS), their first trip back to the WCWS since 2006. Further, she has helped the Longhorns to three consecutive NCAA Regional appearances from 2011-2013.

“I am thankful to have the support from the University of Texas and Coach Connie Clark to coach in the NPF this summer. Everyone is excited about Texas getting a professional team and continuing the growth of softball. Coach Clark and Corrie Hill have really helped me develop as a coach so I am excited to have the opportunity to lead the Dallas Charge,” said McFalls.

The Charge’s first head coach has strong roots in the Dallas area. McFalls grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas, a suburb southwest of Dallas, where the city has named a softball complex Jennifer McFalls Park in her honor. The idea of returning to Dallas to help grow the sport was very appealing.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to coach the first NPF team in Dallas. I had tremendous support growing up here playing the game, and now I am excited to continue helping the sport develop at the professional level. It’s been amazing to see the growth of fastpitch softball in Texas. I am excited for the fans to see the level of talent that these ladies will bring,” said McFalls.

Following a career at South Grand Prairie High School, McFalls was an NFCA All-American shortstop and led the Aggies in batting average, hits, total bases and slugging percentage in all four seasons of her career. McFalls was named A&M’s Female Athlete of the Year in 1994 and elected in the Texas A&M Hall of Fame in 2001. She graduated from A&M with a degree in kinesiology.

After college, McFalls was a member of the U.S. National Team from 1994-2000. She scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning in the US’s 2-1 victory over Japan in the gold medal game in 2000. She also spent 2001 playing in the Women’s Professional Softball League (WPSL) exhibition tour.

As a coach, McFalls began her career as an assistant at her alma mater, Texas A&M, from 1995-1997 and at the University of Oklahoma in 1998. She then spent seven years in the Dallas area as an Assistant Athletic Director and Head Softball coach at the Hockaday School from 2003-2005 and Midlothian High School from 2006-2010.

McFalls said she is also looking forward to working with Charge General Manage Kevin Shelton. “I am really looking forward to working with Kevin Shelton. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him and his knowledge of the game. He has spent many years building the grassroots of our sport so I know he will make this a positive experience for the both the fans and the players.”

The Dallas Charge inaugural season kicks off at home on June 3, 2015 against the Pennsylvania Rebellion. For more information about the Dallas Charge, visit the team website www.dallascharge.com or call the front office at 724-CHARGE1 (724-242-7431).

LINK OF INTEREST – Gary Leland interviews Jennifer McFalls CLICK HERE

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Florida Gators Seek To Repeat As National Softball Champs

Florida Gators Seek To Repeat As National Softball Champs

“Florida Gators Seek To Repeat As National Softball Champs” Written By Bill Plummer

It’s been awhile since a team has repeated as NCAA national softball champion. In fact, the last team to repeat was the Arizona Wildcats, who won consecutive titles in 2006-2007.

Now current national champion Florida will have a chance to become the first team since then to repeat. The Gators were impressive in winning the SEC’s second national softball championship and the first in school history. They jelled at the right time after finishing in a tie for third in the SEC with a 15-9 record, but were 10-1 in the NCAA Tournament. The Gators are 59-32 overall in NCAA Tournament play.Head coach Tim Walton begins his tenth season with an impressive record of 492-117 (.812 winning percentage) and is 615-178 overall for a winning percentage of .776.

The Gators have won 50 games or more six times under Walton’s leadership. Walton is 52-22 (.711) in the NCAA Tournament as head coach while the Florida program moved to 29-18 (.617) in Regional play, 13-3 (.813) in Super Regional play and 17-11 (.707) in WCWS play.

The Gators have won six SEC East titles and three SEC tourney titles since the university added softball to its program in 1997 and have compiled an overall record of 853 wins and 351 losses for a winning percentage of .708.

On paper the Gators look impressive with eight of nine starters returning and 14 letter-winners back. Six newcomers complete the roster for what could be another excellent season and bring another softball title to Gainesville. But what the Gators do on the field of play will determine what kind of year they will have.

On Jan. 31, the Gators held an open practice at Katie Seashold Pressly Stadium to give fans a chance to watch a scrimmage, receive autographs and participate in family-friendly activities. The practice was from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Posters and schedule cards were passed out along with 2015 rosters. Free pizza and drinks were provided to the first 150 fans. Six seniors are on the 20 person roster with the season opener February 6-8 in the UCF Tournament.

Gator Softball fans will have more chances than ever before to see their team on television during the 2015 season. Florida will make 12 appearances on national television and will have 15 games streamed on SEC Network+, as announced by the Southeastern Conference and ESPN. This marks a significant increase from 2014, when five regular-season Gator games were broadcast on national television.

But winning a national title helps in more ways than one and getting additional TV exposure is one of them.

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