UW star softball pitcher Taran Alvelo grateful for second chance after high-school shoplifting incident

Sunday, May 21, 2017.  Huskies pitcher Taran Alvelo celebrates with teamates after pitching her way out of a tough 6th inning.

After being cited in 2015, Alvelo was convinced her longtime dream of pitching for the Huskies would remain a fantasy. But UW coach Heather Tarr stood by Alvelo, and two years later she is the starting pitcher for a Huskies team set to take on Utah in the NCAA Super Regionals.

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