Little League Softball® Alumni Take To Biggest Stage at 2019 Women’s College World Series


Nearly 30 alumni of the Little League Softball® program will be heading to USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to compete on the biggest stage of college softball at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series (WCWS) from May 30 to June 5.

Since 1974, the Little League Softball program has been providing young girls in communities all over the world with opportunities to learn on-field fundamentals, participate in a competitive environment, and strengthen participants’ self-esteem and confidence. For these collegiate student-athletes competing at the WCWS, their skills, teamwork, sportsmanship, and dedication have helped lead their team to the biggest stage this spring, and for each of them, that journey began on the local Little League field in their community.

Below are the 28 players and three coaches who will be taking the field in hopes of taking home the 2019 WCWS title:


  • Sarah Cornell – Central Nassau LL (Westbury, N.Y.)
  • Maddie Morgan – Alderwood LL (Lynwood, Wash.)
  • Stephanie Vanbrakle Prothro (Assistant Coach) – Chambersburg (Pa.) LL


  • Carli Campbell – Oro Valley Girls Softball LL (Canyon Del Oro, Ariz.)
  • Hillary Edior – Westchester-Del Rey LL (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Izzy Pacho – Pantano LL (Tucson, Ariz.)


  • Odalys Cordova – East Orange LL (Orlando, Fla.)
  • Elizabeth Hightower – Chaires-Capitola LL (Monticello, Fla.)
  • Jordan Matthews – Rancho Niguel LL (Laguna Niguel, Calif.)
  • Sophia Reynoso – Palmdale (Calif.) LL
  • Danielle Romanello – Southwest LL (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
  • Aric Thomas – Magnolia Center (Calif.) Lions LL


  • Emma Burns – Canyon Lake LL (Rapid City, S.D.)
  • Macy Gill – Central Iowa LL (Elkhart, Iowa)
  • Taylor Chell – Coon Rapids (Minn.) Cardinal LL


  • Parker Conrad – Winter Park (Fla.) LL
  • Grace Lyons – Arrowhead LL (Glendale, Ariz.)
  • Shannon Saile – Land O’Lakes (Fla.) LL
  • Brooke Vestal – Beeville (Texas) LL

Oklahoma St.

  • Raquel Dominguez – Victorville (Calif.) American LL


  • Rachel Garcia – California District 51 LL
  • Shea Moreno – Land Park Pacific LL (Sacramento, Calif.)
  • Briana Perez – Martinez (Calif.) LL


  • Taran Alvelo – Lucasville (Ohio) LL
  • Kaija Gibson – Redmond (Wash.) West LL
  • Emma Helm – Lynnwood (Wash.) Pacific LL
  • Rachel Ogasawara – Waipio LL (Waipahu, Hawaii)
  • Sami Reynolds – North Snohomish (Wash.) LL
  • Heather Tarr (Head Coach) – Redmond (Wash.) South Little League
  • Brittany Werre – Manhattan (Calif.) LL

NOTE: If you know of a player that we have missed, please e-mail the information, including name, current college team, and the name of the city or town where they played Little League, to [email protected].

Learn More: Notable Little League Alumni