Prior to Arkansas
Ranked No. 48 in the final FloSoftball Hot 100 … Led Martin Luther King High School to four appearances to the CIF playoffs, earning team MVP honors after her junior season … As a member of the Explosion Travel ball team, she was part of a top-eight finish at PGF Nationals in 2016 … She was also a member of her school’s track team, using her speed to own two school records.
Larissa is the daughter of Eddie and Misti Cesena and has two younger brothers, Seth and Luke. Her aunt, Mia Cesena, played softball at Loyola Marymount (2006-09) and was a two-time all-conference selection. Cesena is planning to major in kinesiology at Arkansas.