Tori Vidales running the bases.

Sydney Romero, Amanda Lorenz, Greta Cecchetti, Britt Vonk and Taran Alvelo join 2021 Softball roster

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Athletes Unlimited
Apr 30, 2021
  • 37 Pro Players Have Signed On to Play in 2021 Season including Newcomers Sydney Romero, Amanda Lorenz, Taran Alvelo, Britt Vonk and Greta Cecchetti

Athletes Unlimited today announced that it has signed 27 new marquee professional players to the roster for the 2021 season bringing the number of signed players to 37. The full roster for the 2021 season will be 60. 

Signings include standouts Sydney Romero, member of Team Mexico and Infielder from the University of Oklahoma who led the Sooners to four consecutive Women’s College World Series appearances, including two National Championships in 2016 and 2017; Amanda Lorenz, Utility player form the University of Florida who holds Gator career records for batting average (.407), on-base percentage (.549) and tied for first with 59 doubles; Taran Alvelo, Pitcher and member of the Puerto Rican National and 2019 Pan American Games Bronze medalist from the University of Washington who is ranked second in career strikeouts (895) and is one of only three pitchers in school history to notch 100 wins and record 300 strikeouts in a single season; Britt Vonk, Middle Infielder and member of the Dutch National Team who led her team to a European Championship in 2011 and played for Cal-Berkeley; Greta Cecchetti, Pitcher and member of Italian National Team since 2006.

Returning players who competed in Athletes Unlimited’s inaugural season include Jessica Burroughs, Pitcher, Florida State University; Amanda Chidester, Infielder, Team USA Member and University of Michigan; Caleigh Clifton, Middle Infielder, University of Oklahoma; Taylor Edwards, Catcher, Team USA Member and University of Nebraska; Morgan Howe, Outfielder, Arizona State University; Jazmyn Jackson, Outfielder, University of Cal-Berkeley; Sahvanna Jaquish, Catcher, Louisiana State University; Aubrey Leach, Middle Infielder, University of Tennessee; Katiyana Mauga, Corner Infielder, University of Arizona; Sashel Palacios, Catcher, Team Mexico Member and Arizona State University; Shelby Pendley, Middle Infielder, University of Oklahoma; Abby Ramirez, Middle Infielder, University of Michigan; Janie Reed, Outfielder, Team USA and University of Oregon; Jordan Roberts, Catcher, University of Florida; Amanda Sanchez, Corner Infielder, Team Mexico Member and University of Missouri; DJ Sanders, Middle Infielder, University of Oregon; Samantha Show, Pitcher, Oklahoma State University; Gwen Svekis, Catcher, University of Oregon; Nadia Taylor, Corner Infielder, University of Texas; Anissa Urtez, Middle Infielder, Team Mexico Member and University of Utah; Tori Vidales, Corner Infielder, Team Mexico Member and Texas A&M University; Morgan Zerkle, Outfielder, Marshall University.

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