Lonni Alameda

Lonni Alameda

Lonni Alamedia Head Coach Florida State University 2018 National Softball Champions Women's College World Series
  • Head Coach of the 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series National Champions!
  • Heading into her 12th season at Florida State, Alameda has built the FSU softball program into one of the nation’s elite:
    • 2018 National Champs!
    • A berth to the WCWS 3 times in the last 5 seasons (2014, 2016, 2018), including a semifinals appearance in 2016.
    • 7 consecutive trips to the NCAA Super Regionals.
    • 6 straight ACC regular season championships and 6 straight conference tournament championships.
  • In 2018, Alameda and her staff were named the 2018 NFCA National Coaching Staff of the Year. FSU had a 52-18 record in 2018, the most wins in a single season under Alameda. Three Seminoles were named NFCA All-American, and Jessie Warren and Kylee Hanson were named ACC Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively.
  • In 2017, Florida State made program history with their first No. 1 national ranking, and their 5th straight appearance in the NCAA Super Regionals. They also had 4 All-American selections, with 2 players named 1st-team, and 1 each 2nd and 3rd team.
  • Alameda also earned ACC Coach of the Year for the 5th straight season in 2017, while Jessica Warren was named ACC Player of the Year and Jessica Burroughs earned ACC Pitcher of the Year. FSU tied their own ACC record with six members on the All-ACC First Team.
  • Alameda has coached numerous pitching standouts, including Burroughs and 2015 USA Softball National Player of the Year and 2-time ACC Pitcher of the Year Lacey Waldrop.
  • Alameda came to FSU from UNLV, where she spent 5 seasons reviving the Rebels’ program. Prior to coaching at UNLV, Alameda was the assistant coach at Stanford University, where she helped guide the Cardinal to 6 straight NCAA Regional appearances. She oversaw the pitching staff which produced 3 All-Americans: Becky Blevins, Marcy Crouch and Dana Sorensen.

“Lonni combines her laidback personality with a wicked attention-to-detail that resulted in a national championship, and we couldn’t be more thankful for her willingness to share.”
– Cindy Bristow

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