Share “Local connections at the WCWS”

by Trent Shadid Published: May 28, 2014

•Lonni Alameda, Florida State head coach: Alameda was a two-time All-Big Eight selection (1992-93) as an infielder at OU, and now has the Seminoles in the WCWS for the first time since 2004.

T.J. Hubbard, La.-Lafayette assistant: Hubbard was a three-year letter winner in baseball at Oklahoma Wesleyan (1999-02) and served as an assistant at Seminole State in 2004, when the team went 64-16.

Shelbi Redfearn, La.-Lafayette outfielder: The former four-year star at Stillwater High School has started all 58 games for the Ragin’ Cajuns this season, hitting .309 with 15 home runs and 49 RBIs.

Kallie Case, Alabama outfielder: Case’s father Scott, who was born in Waynoka, was a standout defensive back at OU (1982-83) before playing 12 season in the NFL. Her mother, Connie, played softball at Northeastern A&M. Kallie is currently hitting .340 with 18 stolen bases as the everyday starter in left field.

by Trent Shadid
Copy Editor
Trent Shadid is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Weatherford, Okla., and attended Weatherford High School. Before joining The Oklahoman, he spent two seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Weatherford High...
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