Little League® Grads Hit the Diamond at the 2024 Women’s College World Series

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With one of the most historic Summers of Softball officially underway, Little League® is excited to watch more than 25 of its alumnae take the field at the 2024 Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City starting on May 30.

Below are the names of the participants competing in this year’s tournament who got their start in Little League:

University of Alabama

  • Lauren Esman – Gull Lake LL (Richmond, Mich.)
  • Kali Heivilin – Three Rivers (Mich.) LL
  • Alex Salter – San Carlos LL (Fort Myers, Fla.)
  • Ryan Iamurri (Coordinator of Player Development) – Naples (Fla.) LL – 2003 LLSWS Runner-Up; 2006 JLSWS Champion


  • Kate Blunt – Ladera Ranch (Calif.) LL
  • Seneca Curo – Lakeside (Calif.) American LL

Duke University

  • Cassidy Curd – Port St. Lucie (Fla.) LL
  • Claire Davidson – Fort Hunt (Va.) LL
  • D’Auna Jennings – North Shore LL (Houston, Texas)
  • Kelly Torres – Weston Area (Fla.) LL
  • Aminah Vega – DeBary (Fla.) LL

University of Oklahoma

  • Kierston Deal – South LL (Winston Salem, N.C.)
  • Riley Ludlam – South Fort Myers (Fla.) LL
  • Paytn Monticelli – Cedarburg (Wisc.) LL
  • Ella Parker – Westchester Del Rey Little League (Los Angeles, Calif.)

University of Texas

  • Reese Atwood – Oil Belt LL (Corpus Christi, Texas)
  • Katie Cimusz – Huffman (Texas) LL
  • Leighann Goode – Greater Helotes (Texas) LL
  • Vanessa Quiroga – Padre LL (Corpus Christi, Texas)

Stanford University

  • Jade Berry – Queen Creek (Ariz.) Heart Softball LL
  • River Mahler – Kirkland (Wash.) National LL

Oklahoma State University

  • Macy Graf – Western Hills LL (Fort Worth, Texas)
  • Lexi Kilfoyl – Land O’Lakes (Fla.) LL
  • Katie Kutz – McLean (Va.) LL
  • Ivy Rosenberry – Frederick County (Va.) American LL

University of Florida

  • Kendra Falby – Land O’Lakes (Fla.) LL
  • Mia Williams – Windermere (Fla.) Softball LL

Over the years, Little League has also seen a number of alumni from the Little League Softball® World Series take the field at the Women’s College World Series, many of which have also gone on to play for Athletes Unlimited Pro Softball.

After the conclusion of the 2024 Women’s College World Series, be sure to follow the rest of the historic Summer of Softball by visiting and following Little League’s official social media channels (@LittleLeague) on Facebook, X/Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

To learn more about all divisions of the Little League Softball program, including how to get involved and to find a program near you, visit Little League’s #GWG50 Celebration, honoring 50 years of girls and women in the program and the 50th Anniversary of the Little League Softball program’s establishment, is proudly supported by DICK’S Sporting Goods, a long-time Little League partner that is committed to creating opportunities for girls and women in sports and will be activating around key events and milestones this year.

NOTE: If you know of a notable Little League graduate that should be added to this list, please fill out our Little League Alumni Submission Form.