November 9, 2022

Lonni Alameda Announces 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State softball Head Coach Lonni Alameda is excited to announce the Seminoles 2023 recruiting class. Joining Florida State as freshmen for the 2023 season are Jaysoni Beachum, Angelee Bueno, Ashtyn Danley, Mimi Gooden, Kennedy Harp and Isa Torres.

The six signees come from four different states – Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Texas. With three of them hailing from the State of Florida. Beachum is from Tallahassee, Bueno is from Oviedo and Mimi is from Milton, Fla.  Danley comes to Tallahassee from Winchester, Tenn., Harp comes from Lawrenceville, Ga. and Isa Torres comes to Florida State from Georgetown, Texas.

Florida State enters the 2023 season coming off its 18th ACC Championship and 33rd NCAA Tournament Appearance. The Noles have appeared in the Women’s College World Series 11 times, with one National Titles (2018) and one runner-up appearance (2021).

Lonni Alameda Announces 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

Jaysoni Beachum | 3B | Tallahassee, Fla. | Florida State University Schools

Beachum lettered in softball for seven years starting in the sixth gradeand ranks as the No. 14 player in the Extra Innings Extra Elite 100…in 2018 she was named First Team All-Select 30 and a USA All-American and in 2019 she earned the Gamechanger Award (Equivalent to MVP)…in 2020 she was named to the Junior Olympic Cup All-Tournament team and earned the Defensive Award as a freshman…as a sophomore in 2021 Beachum earned the Offensive Award and the Super 12 Award… she finished the season with 19 home runs, the third most in the state of Alabama for MaxPreps…she was also the Kasey Cooper Home Run Derby Champion with 80 home runs in the last round…she finished off 2021 by being named the Alabama 3A All-State Hitter of the Year…as a junior she was named the 2022 Big Bend Player of the Year and to the All-Big Bend First Team…she was also named the Florida Atlantic Coaches Association District 3 Player of the Year…she finished off the 2022 season named the Florida State University Schools Varsity Softball Most Valuable Player…Beachum was a member of the National Honor Society all four years of high school…her uncle Earnest Robinson ran track at Alabama, her cousin Reshard Pittman played football at rice, her aunt Shanitha Pitman played basketball at Pensacola College and Savana State University and her cousin Elijawun Jackson played football at Webber University.

Travis Wilson: Jaysoni has been around our program forever. Growing up a Seminole fan, coming to all our camps and clinics, made it really easy for us to love what we saw from her. She is a high-character kid, plays the game levelheaded and has tremendous power at the plate. Florida State fans are going to love what they see from Jay, we are glad she picked Tallahassee to continue to be her home.

Lonni Alameda Announces 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

Angelee Bueno | 1B | Oviedo, Fla. | Oviedo High School

Bueno ranks as the No. 11 player in the Extra Innings Extra Elite 100…as a sophomore, Bueno was named First Team All-Conference, All-State 7A, and the Offensive Player of the Year…she followed that up by being named First Team All-Conference, All-State 7A, and the Offensive Player of the Year once again her junior season…Bueno was All-Academic 7A as a sophomore and Junior as well.

Travis Wilson: Seminole fans are going to love what they see from Angelee at the plate and at first base. She is a slick-fielding true left-handed hitting first baseman that will be fun to watch on both sides. She has an energy and love for the game that you can see from the stands. A Florida native with an infectious personality that will fit in perfectly with our program. We are very lucky that Angelee picked FSU to continue her career.

Lonni Alameda Announces 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

Ashtyn Danley | P/OF | Winchester, Tenn. | Huntland High School

Danley was named the Tennessee Gatorade Softball Player of the Year and the Main Street Prep Player of the Year in 2022 and ranks as the No. 2 player in the Extra Innings Extra Elite 100…she was also named to the All-District team her sophomore and junior seasons, while being named the Co-Pitcher MVP her sophomore season and the Pitcher MVP her junior season…Danley also earned offensive MVP honors her sophomore and junior seasons at Huntland High School…she was named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State team as both a sophomore and a junior and was named First Team Mid-State Tennessee as a junior…Danley was named to the PGF 2023 Futures All-American Team and is a two-time MVP of the Futures All-American Game…she is also a 2018 PGF National Championship MVP… Danley has a .659 batting average in high school while slugging 1.374 with 14 doubles, three triples and 15 home runs for 45 RBI…as a pitcher, she tossed 154 innings recording 217 strikeouts while having a .407 ERA.

Travis Wilson: Quite possibly the highest-ranked recruit in Florida State Softball history. Ashtyn is a true two-way player that will contribute for years to come on the mound and in the batter’s box. She chose FSU many years ago and has not wavered in her decision. We are so lucky a player of this caliber is coming to Tallahassee from the Volunteer State. We are getting a great family in from Tennessee and can’t wait to see how Ashtyn contributes to the legacy of Florida State Softball.

Lonni Alameda Announces 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

Mimi Gooden | P | Milton, Fla. | Gaither High School

Mimi was named the MVP of her high school team during her first four seasons…she has aspirations to go to the Olympics for softball or weightlifting and to become a professional softball player.

Lonni Alameda: Mimi’s heart has been Garnet & Gold from the day I met her. She has a blue-collar mindset when it comes to work on and off the field. She is going to bring depth to our pitching staff, and I know her work ethic will allow her to continue to grow once she steps foot here in Tallahassee.

Lonni Alameda Announces 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

Kennedy Harp | OF | Lawrenceville, Ga. | Peachtree Ridge High School

Harp was ranked 10th in the class of 2023 by Extra Inning Softball and the fifth-best outfielder in the class of 2023…she was named the Offensive MVP of her High School in her first three seasons (2019-21)…She is a two-time member of the Georgia Coaches Association Junior All-Star Team (2021-22) and is a three-time First Team All-Region Member (2019-21), she was also first Team All-County and All-State in 2021…In 2021 she was named the Southeastern Florida MVP and earned the Lady Lion Award…in 2022 she was named an MSP All-American, and to the 2022 Alliance National Team…she is a four-time Scholar Athlete (2019-22) and is a four-time member of the Deans List (2019-22)…she hit .390 with 16 home runs, 56 hits, 59 RBIs with 52 runs scored and 34 stolen bases in 2022 for her travel team…she has 32 career high school home runs.

Travis Wilson: A fantastic athlete from the Peachtree State. Kennedy glides on a softball field running the bases and roaming the outfield. She has power to all fields at the plate and has had a tremendous high school and travel ball career. We are getting a multi-sport athlete with a true love for the game. We are happy to announce Kennedy as part of the Florida State Softball family.

Lonni Alameda Announces 2023 Softball Recruiting Class

Isa Torres | INF | Georgetown, Texas | Georgetown High School

Torres was ranked ninth by Extra Innings Softball in the 2023 class rankings…she is a two-time PGF All-American (2021-22) and was a 2021 PGF National Champion and a 2022 IDT National Champion…in 2022 she was named the All-Central Texas Defensive Player of the Year and was named to the Texas State All-Tournament Team…in 2021 Torres was named to the 5A All-State Team and was named the All-District Offensive Player of the Year…she was named Academic All-District her first three years of high school.

Travis Wilson: We are very fortunate to pick up Isa so late in the recruiting process. She is a smooth middle infielder with a line drive stroke. She thinks and plays the game at a very high level with leadership qualities that we know will blossom here in Tallahassee. Isa comes from a softball family, and we know she will fit in well with us here in Tallahassee. We are very fortunate she chose FSU.

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