Taran Alvelo Joins UL Softball Staff
Taran Alvelo, a former two-time All-American college pitcher, is the newest staff member of the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns.
Alvelo, who helped lead the Washington Huskies to three-straight Women's College World Series appearances (2017-2019), has joined the Louisiana staff as a volunteer assistant coach.
A native of Carroll, Ohio, Alvelo was tabbed an NFCA Third-Team All-American last season, going 26-6 with a 1.55 ERA. for the Huskies, while also being named to the All-WCWS Team.
A three-time All-Pac-12 selection, Alvelo received NFCA Second-Team All-American honors in 2018, going 23-5 with a 1.30 ERA.
Second in Washington softball history with 895 career strikeouts, Alvelo played on the Puerto Rico women's national softball team, and was the 8th-overall selection of the NPF Draft (National Pro-Fastpitch League) by the Aussie Peppers, before playing for the USSSA Pride, who was coached by Louisiana head coach Gerry Glasco.