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Ann Gaffigan (anngaff)

http://steeplechics.com

@anngaff

Overland Park, KS, USA

About anngaff:

Chief Technical Officer, Women Talk Sports. I competed in Track & Field and Cross-Country in college at the University of Nebraska and competed professionally in Track & Field (3000m Steeplechase) from when I graduated in May 2004 until the 2008 Olympic Trials.

anngaff's Favorite Sports:

MMA, Olympics, Running, Soccer, Track & Field

anngaff's Posts:

PA Rebellion Select Dallas Escobedo as #1 Pick in 2014 National Pro Fastpitch Draft
posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:08pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – March 31, 2014 - Stuart Williams, owner of the Pennsylvania Rebellion, the newest franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League loved spending a weekend seeing the sights in the Music City. He is bringing home some souven...more

Ski Jumping: Jessica Jerome soars to 2nd in World Cup competition in Romania
posted on March 2, 2014 at 7:53pm

JESSICA JEROME, SARA TAKANASHI AND EVELYN INSAM. PHOTO COURTESY OF FIS. RASNOV, Romania - In her first World Cup event after debuting her sport in the Olympic Winter Games, Jessica Jerome leaped to a 2nd-place finish Sunday at the brand new ski jump fa...more

Pac-12 Networks announces new all-access show: Tara VanDerveer: Life in a Season
posted on February 28, 2014 at 6:53pm

Stanford Coach Tara VanDerveer has won 920 games to date, third-most in NCAA women’s basketball history, lead Stanford to two national championships and 25 Conference titles, and earn a spot in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Her proven p...more

Michael Pine of Talon Partnerships & Events To Lead Sales, Sponsorship and Licensing Opportunities for NPF
posted on February 25, 2014 at 6:13pm

Nashville, TN – February 25, 2014 - National Pro Fastpitch announced today the signing of Michael Pine and his new agency Talon Partnerships & Events to lead Sales, Sponsorship and Licensing opportunities for the league. Pine is now the lead ex...more

NPF: Chicago Bandits Re-sign 2009 Defensive Player of the Year for Another Season
posted on February 12, 2014 at 5:14pm

Tammy Williams (Photo by Dina Kwit - Courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT, Ill. – February 12, 2014 - Chicago Bandits GM Aaron M. Moore announced the re-signing of shortstop Tammy Williams for the 2014 season. This will be her fifth s...more

Historic day finally realized at Olympic Games for women ski jumpers #Sochi2014
posted on February 12, 2014 at 9:46am

Lindsey Van competes in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.Photo by Sarah Brunson/USSA KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Try as she might, Jessica Jerome couldn't convince her eyes and her mind that Tuesday night's inaugural Olympic women's ski jumping event...more

Women's Ski Jumping USA President, Parents of USA Ski Jumpers Reflect before Olympic Debut
posted on February 11, 2014 at 1:09pm

Before the women ski jumpers make history in their event at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, leaders at Women's Ski Jumping USA and parents of the US team members reflected on the fight for inclusion: “I think our battle to get the women into ski jump...more

Pac-12 Networks to feature Arizona coach Niya Butts her team's experience at Civil Rights Institute
posted on January 30, 2014 at 12:58pm

This Sunday, February 2, Pac-12 Networks will debut a feature of Arizona women’s basketball head coach Niya Butts and how she strives to teach her student-athletes about more than just basketball.  This December, ...more

National Pro Fastpitch: 2011 Rookie of the Year Alisa Goler re-signs with Chicago Bandits
posted on January 29, 2014 at 11:00pm

(Photo by Dina Kwit - Courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch) ROSEMONT, Ill. – January 29, 2014 - Chicago Bandits GM, Aaron M. Moore, announced today the re-signing of first baseman/designated player Alisa Goler for the 2014 season. “This is a...more

Olympic medalist and mother of twins Lashinda Demus launches #GoWomanGo website
posted on January 29, 2014 at 5:11pm

January 29, 2014 – Los Angeles  Lashinda Demus, one of the most decorated female hurdlers of all time and mother to six-year-old twin boys, is very excited to announce the launch of her new website, GoWomanGo.com. The website will be&nb...more

NPF: Amber Patton re-signs with Chicago Bandits for 6th season
posted on January 28, 2014 at 12:38pm

Amber Patton - Photo by Dina Kwit - Courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT, Ill. – January 27, 2014 - Chicago Bandits GM, Aaron M. Moore, announced today the re-signing of Amber Patton for the 2014 season. This will be her 6th season in a Ba...more

2014 National Pro Fastpitch Schedule Released
posted on January 23, 2014 at 4:09pm

Nashville, TN – January 23, 2014 - National Pro Fastpitch released the 2014 regular season schedule today. The four affiliate teams - Akron Racers,Chicago Bandits, Pennsylvania Rebellion, andUSSSA Florida Pride - will battle each...more

Jerome, Van and Hendrickson nominated to first-ever women's ski jumping Olympic Team
posted on January 22, 2014 at 4:17pm

(Photo via Women's Ski Jumping USA Facebook Page) PARK CITY, Utah - Three of the top women ski jumpers in the world were nominated today to represent the U.S. on the first-ever Olympic women's ski jumping team. Lindsey Van, Jessica Jerome, and Sarah He...more

World Champion Sarah Hendrickson returns to ski jump training
posted on January 21, 2014 at 1:47pm

PARK CITY, Utah - Reigning World Champion Sarah Hendrickson has successfully returned to ski jump training, just five months after sustaining a knee injury during a training jump in Obersdorf, Germany. For the past week, Hendrickson has been jumping th...more

Ski Jumping: Jessica Jerome 10th, Alissa Johnson 20th in 2nd Zao World Cup
posted on January 19, 2014 at 6:33pm

ZAO, Japan - Jessica Jerome (left) pulled out a solid 10th-place finish to lead the Visa Women's Ski Jumping Team in what some called a weather disaster of competition in Japan.   Sunday's trial round was canceled and then the competition finally g...more

Ski Jumping: Jessica Jerome 13th, Abby Hughes 21st in Zao World Cup
posted on January 18, 2014 at 4:45pm

ZAO, Japan - Americans Jessica Jerome finished 13th and Abby Hughes 21st in the first of two World Cups in Zao, Japan, on Saturday that proved to be a huge weather challenge.   Japanese teammates Sara Takanashi and Yuki Ito were 1st and 2nd an...more

Ski Jumping: Lindsey Van rallies to lead Team USA in Second Sapporo World Cup
posted on January 13, 2014 at 10:09am

  SAPPORO, Japan - Lindsey Van finished 5th in an impressive comeback in the second round of Sunday's World Cup event to lead the U.S. women, who posted three in the top 15. Jessica Jerome continued her streak of top-10 performances with a 7th plac...more

2014 National Pro Fastpitch College Draft Set for Nashville
posted on January 10, 2014 at 3:40pm

    Nashville, TN - January 10, 2014 - National Pro Fastpitch announced today the 2014 College Draft will take place on March 31 in Nashville. For the second year in a row, the NPF College Draft will be held at the Ford Theatre ...more

Ski Jumping: Jessica Jerome wins, makes history on way to Sochi
posted on January 1, 2014 at 3:05pm

PARK CITY, Utah - Jessica Jerome sat on the start bar in the second round of ski jumping on Sunday and basically told herself not to screw up. More than 5,000 fans were watching the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping at Utah Olympic Park ...more

NY Times Magazine features USA Women's Ski Jumping Team on the cover
posted on November 25, 2013 at 11:13am

PARK CITY, Utah - The Visa Women's Ski Jumping Team is the cover story of the Nov. 24 edition of New York Times Magazine.   New York Times Magazine, Nov. 24, 2013 The story, titled "Who Said Girls Can't Jump?", take...more

NPF Announces New Team in Pennsylvania: The Rebellion!
posted on November 20, 2013 at 10:51am

Nashville, TN – November 20, 2013 - National Pro Fastpitch announced a brand new market and team for the 2014 season. CONSOL Energy Park located in Washington, PA, will be the new home and venue for the latest addition to professional softball, th...more

2014 NPF Championship Series Awarded to Hoover, Alabama
posted on November 19, 2013 at 11:20am

Keilani Ricketts, USSSA Pride - 2-time NCAA Player of the Year Birmingham, AL – November 19, 2013 The National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league has awarded their Championship Series to Southern Sports Group, a Birmingham based event management and mar...more

Women’s Ski Jumping USA names Olympic Team
posted on October 29, 2013 at 5:43pm

Historic season for team with sights set on Sochi 2014 Olympics PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 29) - Women’s Ski Jumping USA has named the athletes to represent the Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team this year on the World Cup and Continental Cup circuits....more

Lindsey Van wins SIXTEENTH U.S. National title in Lake Placid
posted on October 15, 2013 at 9:05am

LAKE PLACID, New York — Lindsey Van won her 16th National Ski Jumping title Sunday in a town whose Olympic history runs deep – having twice hosted a Winter Games. It was a fitting competition venue for Van and her teammates as the...more

Big 12 Women's Soccer Championship coming to Kansas City, kids camp held in conjunction
posted on October 2, 2013 at 11:22am

via release  KANSAS CITY, MO (October 2, 2013) – For the first time, the Big 12 Women’s Soccer Championship is coming to Kansas City in November and will be held at the new Swope Soccer Village. The inaugural Big 12 Soccer Championship ...more

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