March 30, 2016 – The USSSA Florida Pride have announced that Florida State Head Coach Lonni Alameda has signed a contract to become the Pride’s head coach for the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) season. The three-time ACC Coach of the year will lead a Pride team that finished as regular season champions a season ago.
In her eigth season as FSU softball head coach Alameda has added pro fastpitch head coach to her resume. She will be taking the pivotal role of head coach this summer with the USSSA Pride and hopes to lead the 2016 team with the same winning approach she’s taken with Florida State.
Alameda has transformed the Florida State softball program since she took the position eight years ago and has led the Noles to a winning record of 26-3 for the current season.
Last year, Coach Alameda brought Florida State to their first Women’s College World Series appearance since 2004 and hopes to reach the ultimate goal of last team standing for the 2016 season.
With only a few months before the NPF season fans are eager for the NPF summer to begin. The 2016 USSSA Pride season kicks off June 10th in Conroe, TX against the newest NPF Franchise, the Scrap Yard Dawgs.
NPF fans can also look forward to the 2016 NPF Draft on April 14th. Fans can register to attend the event in Nashville or watch the entire broadcast live on CBS Sports Network,
For all information on the 2016 season, check out usssapride.com .