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2013 NPF College Draft
General information
Sportsoftball
Date(s)April 1, 2013
Time8:00 PM ET
LocationNashville, Tennessee
Network(s)ESPN3
Overview
20 total selections
LeagueNational Pro Fastpitch
Teams4
First selectionRachele Fico P LSU
selected by Akron Racers
Most selectionsAkron Racers, Chicago Bandits; 6 picks each
Fewest selectionsUSSSA Pride, 3 picks

The 2013 NPF Draft is the tenth annual NPF Draft. It was held April 1, 2013 8:00 PM ET in Nashville, TN at the Ford Theatre at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. It was broadcast on ESPN3.[1] The first selection was LSU's Rachele Fico, picked by the Akron Racers.[2]

2013 NPF Draft

Position key:
C = catcher; INF = infielder; SS = shortstop; OF = outfielder; UT = Utility infielder; P = pitcher; RHP = right-handed pitcher; LHP = left-handed pitcher
Positions will be listed as combined for those who can play multiple positions.

+ Denotes player who has been selected to at least one All-NPF team
# Denotes player who has not played in the NPF

Round 1

Pick

Player

Pos.

NPF Team

College

1 Rachele Fico+ P Akron Racers LSU
2 Olivia Galati+ P NY/NJ Comets Hofstra
3 Jolene Henderson+ P Chicago Bandits[Draft note 1] California
4 Keilani Ricketts+ P USSSA Florida Pride Oklahoma

Round 2

Pick

Player

Pos.

NPF Team

College

5 Jessica Shults C USSSA Florida Pride Oklahoma
6 Jessica Moore# P NY/NJ Comets Oregon
7 Michelle Gascoigne+ P Chicago Bandits Oklahoma
8 Ivy Renfroe P Akron Racers Tennessee

Round 3

Pick

Player

Pos.

NPF Team

College

9 Brianna Turang OF Akron Racers Oklahoma
10 Cyndil Matthew OF NY/NJ Comets UMass
11 Maggie Hull OF Chicago Bandits Kansas
12 Briana Cherry OF Akron Racers Louisiana–Lafayette

Round 4

Pick

Player

Pos.

NPF Team

College

13 Raven Chavanne OF/3B Chicago Bandits[Draft note 2] Tennessee
14 Samie Garcia SS NY/NJ Comets South Carolina
15 Mel Dumezich P Chicago Bandits Texas A&M
16 Tess Sito U/P Akron Racers Georgia

Round 5

Pick

Player

Pos.

NPF Team

College

17 Bridgette Del Ponte 3B/SS Akron Racers Arizona
18 Courtney Liddle 1B NY/NJ Comets Virginia Tech
19 Jenna Marston# SS/C Chicago Bandits Missouri
20 Chelsea Thomas P USSSA Florida Pride Missouri

Draft notes

  1. ^ Henderson did not play for the Bandits, but did play in the NPF beginning in 2015.
  2. ^ Chavanne did not play for the Bandits, but did play in the NPF with the Pennsylvania Rebellion in 2016.

References

  1. ^ "NPF 2013 College Draft Presented by BOWNET Set For Nashville". Profastpitch.com. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  2. ^ "NPF Holds 2013 College Draft Presented by BOWNET". ProFastpitch.com. 1 April 2013. Archived from the original on 22 August 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2017.