Ann Gaffigan (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:

WPSL team Kansas City Shock announces plans for development of community soccer facility
posted on September 4, 2013 at 5:18pm

Wednesday, Sept. 4 | Kansas City - In the second wave of releases for Project#813, the Kansas City Shock is announcing the development of a community soccer facility in the Kansas City Northland. Working with the same designers as the Overland Park Socc...more

Successful knee surgery for World Champion Sarah Hendrickson
posted on August 31, 2013 at 5:02pm

PARK CITY, UT – World Champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson underwent successful surgery on her right knee Thursday and is resting comfortably at her home in Park City. The surgery stems from an injury sustained during a training jump in Obersdorf,...more

USSSA Pride Wins 2013 National Pro Fastpitch Championship
posted on August 25, 2013 at 9:15am

USSSA Pride (Photo by Dina Kwit)   ROSEMONT, Illinois—August 24, 2013—After a long, hard battle of a best-of-three series, the USSSA Pride captured the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series Title over the regular season...more

NPF Championships: USSSA Pride Defeat Akron Racers to advance to Championship Series
posted on August 24, 2013 at 5:40pm

Cat Osterman (Photo by Bill Diehm) ROSEMONT, IL — August 23, 2013 - The USSSA Pride defeated the Akron Racers 2-1 in the second round of the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch Championship to advance to play the Chicago Bandits in the best of...more

NPF Championships: Akron Racers Come From Behind to Advance
posted on August 23, 2013 at 9:10am

Sam Marder (Photo by Dina Kwit) Rosemont IL – August 22, 2013 - The Akron Racers (17-32) used a 4-run fifth inning rally to accelerate past the NY/NJ Comets (10-39) for good, in opening round action Thursday night of the 2013 NPF C...more

Four Kansas City Shock Athletes Given WPSL Honors
posted on August 6, 2013 at 4:53pm

Tuesday, August 6 – As announced by the WPSL front office last week, four players from the Kansas City Shock have been recognized for their performance this season with conference and All-WPSL honors. Defender/captain Aliesha Cassie (left) and forw...more

WOMEN vs MEN IN WASHINGTON: NPF's Akron Racers win Battle of the Sexes 5-2
posted on July 17, 2013 at 11:16am

Courtesy of Akron Racers WASHINGTON, PA – July 16, 2013 – When the Akron Racers came to Washington, PA to play an exhibition game, the turf diamond at Consol Energy Park became a battle of different kinds, between men and women, ...more

Oklahoma Pitching Ace Keilani Ricketts Signs with the USSSA Pride
posted on July 16, 2013 at 10:15am

Keilani Ricketts (Courtesy of OU Softball)  Kissimmee, Fl – July 15, 2013 - via release - Keilani Ricketts, Oklahoma pitching ace and two-time collegiate player of the year, signed a three-year deal with the USSSA Pride Tuesday.&...more

USSA Partners with Crowdfunder RallyMe.com
posted on July 16, 2013 at 1:53am

PARK CITY, UT (July 15, via release) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has announced a multi-year alliance with the online fundraising platform RallyMe.com as the Official Cr...more

National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series to be held in Rosemont, Aug 22-24
posted on July 9, 2013 at 2:41pm

Rosemont, IL, via release – In August, the nation’s top professional softball teams will come to Rosemont to compete in the 2013 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship series to be held August 22-24 at The Ballpark at Rosemont. Located at...more

U.S. Women Ski Jumpers eyeing Sochi 2014; aim to raise $100,000 through crowdfunding, annual benefit
posted on July 3, 2013 at 8:34pm

PARK CITY, Utah — U.S. Women’s Ski Jumping Team members aim to raise $100,000 at an annual gala benefit July 18 in Park City, which will serve as the kick-off to their most significant competition season ever. Over the next seven months, te...more

NPF: Akron Racers fall to Chicago Bandits 7-3; Drop home opener
posted on June 28, 2013 at 12:27pm

Photo credit: Ohio.com AKRON, OH – June 27, 2013 – The Akron Racers were unable to keep their streak of five wins in a row alive as they lost to the Chicago Bandits, 7-3, in their home opener. The Racers started off strong scoring all of th...more

NPF: Pride Shut Out Comets 3-0 in Series Opener, Osterman Strikes Out 18
posted on June 28, 2013 at 12:19pm

Photo: Cat Osterman of the USSSA Pride KISSIMMEE, FL – It was another successful night at Osceola County Stadium for the Pride Thursday evening as they beat the NY/NJ Comets 3-0 in the first game of a four-game series.  Cat Osterman faced o...more

USASA Cup: Houston Aces Defeat Kansas City Shock for the Title
posted on June 27, 2013 at 7:43pm

Photo by Daniel Russell http://danielrussell.zenfolio.com/ Thursday, June 27 - In the third and final match of the USASA National Women's Open Cup, the Houston Aces defeated the Kansas City Shock 3-0 in 65 minutes of play, solidifying the Ace...more

USASA Open Cup: Kansas City Shock fall to Kansas City Dynamos 3-1
posted on June 27, 2013 at 10:00am

Photo by Daniel Russell http://danielrussell.zenfolio.com/  Wednesday, June 26 - In game two of the USASA National Women's Open Cup, the Kansas City Shock went down to the Kansas City Dynamos 3-1.  Two early goals from the Dynamos ...more

USASA Cup: Kansas City Shock and Des Moines Menace Go Toe-to-Toe
posted on June 26, 2013 at 10:33am

Photo by Daniel Russell http://danielrussell.zenfolio.com/ Tuesday, June 25 - In the first match of the three-day USASA National Women's Open Cup, the Shock took on the Des Moines Menace, tying 1-1. The match featured consistently even play with ...more

Collegiate Women Sports Award (CWSA) Honda Cup airs live on ESPNU Monday
posted on June 21, 2013 at 8:45pm

The Collegiate Women Sports Award (CWSA) Honda Cup live show on ESPNU on Monday June 24 at 5p.m. PST. The country’s top collegiate women athletes will be in town Sunday and Monday, and will also participate in Honda Huddle, a community o...more

NPF: Rachele Fico earns first win with Racers' 8-2 victory over Comets
posted on June 21, 2013 at 5:06pm

ALLENTOWN, via release – The Akron Racers’ Rookies have already played an integral role in the team’s success in the 2013 season, and Thursday night was no exception. Rachele Fico, the Racers’ top pick in the 2013 NPF College Draf...more

National Pro Fastpitch: Bandits Blank Comets, 5-0
posted on June 15, 2013 at 7:30pm

By Traci Bode Boxscore: http://npf.bbstats.pointstreak.com/boxscore.html?gameid=142087 POMONA, New York -- All but two Bandits in the Chicago starting lineup recorded at least one base hit and Monica Abbott tossed a four-hit shutout in the first game of...more

NPF: Sarah Pauly Shines in 8-4 Victory Against Racers
posted on June 14, 2013 at 2:41pm

(Photo, right: USSSA Pride Pitcher Sarah Pauly by George Tuley) Corpus Christi, via release - The Pride took down the Akron Racers in an 8-4 win at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas Thursday night, claiming the top spot in the NPF standings. ...more

Cat Osterman Records 13 K’s in Home Opener for the USSSA Pride
posted on June 10, 2013 at 4:18am

Photo courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch Kissimmee, FL- The USSSA Pride started off their 2013 season in winning fashion with a 5-1 victory over the NY/NJ Comets on Sunday night in their home opener. Cat Osterman got off to a hot start in what will be ...more

National Pro Fastpitch: Bandits Offense Explodes for 14 Runs Off 16 Hits
posted on June 10, 2013 at 4:14am

Photo, right: Watanabe and Yamada (Photo by Dina Kwit) ROSEMONT, Ill., via release – Monica Abbott made her first start of the 2013 season pitching an impressive complete game shutout while only allowing one hit and picking up 11 strikeouts. The ...more

National Pro Fastpitch Reaches 16-Game Deal with ESPN
posted on March 29, 2013 at 2:38pm

Photo via USSSAPride.com Six Games to air on ESPN2; Additional 10 Games Live Streamed on ESPN3 Nashville, TN, via release – National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) has reached an agreement with ESPN to carry16-games across ESPN2 and ESPN3, making this the ...more

Ski Jumping: Historic end to 2013 World Cup season for Team USA
posted on March 20, 2013 at 11:31am

USA Women's Ski Jumping at 2013 World Cup - photo via Women's Ski Jumping USA Historic end to 2013 World Cup season at Oslo’s HolmenkollenHendrickson wins, Visa Team finishes season No. 1 in the world  via release  OSLO, Norway (March...more

Hendrickson’s 2nd in Ljubno leads stellar day for U.S. Ski Jumping Team
posted on February 16, 2013 at 4:40pm

Sarah Hendrickson, Sara Takanashi, Coline Mattel. Photo: FISSkiJumping.com 5 Americans in the top 13 LJUBNO, Slovenia, via release — Park City’s Sarah Hendrickson snagged her seventh podium finish this season with a strong 2nd-place perfor...more

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