A former local softball standout has found a new softball home.


A former prep standout at Kaplan High School, Trahan, as a two-time transfer, will have to sit out the 2020 season, and will have one year of eligibility remaining in 2021.

Trahan will rejoin head coach Jennifer Patrick-Swift at North Carolina St., her former coach at St. Francis.

Trahan helped Kaplan to a state title in softball in 2016 as a senior, going 23-5 with a 0.73 ERA, while tossing six no-hitters. So also batted a .482, to go along with six home runs and 28 runs batted in.

For her efforts, Trahan was named a Small School All-American by CBS/MaxPreps.com, as well as the Louisiana AAA Player of the Year and First Team All-State.

Following high school, Trahan headed up north, to St. Francis College, which is located in New York City.

As a freshman in 2017, Trahan was named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year, after compiling an overall record of 15-4, to go along with three saves and a 2.45 ERA.

In 2018, as a sophomore, Trahan was named the Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Year, after going 28-12 with a 2.55 ERA.

A right-hander, Trahan helped lead the Red Flash to NCAA Regional play, where she limited Arizona to just one run on tow hits over six innings of work.

This past season at Southern Miss, Trahan was named the C-USA Pitcher of the Year, after going 14-11 with a 1.89 ERA, while limiting compiling 129 strikeouts and limiting opponents to a .234 batting average.