The JWBL announced today that South Dione signed infielder Shae Lillywhite (28) out of Australia. She was born on January 19, 1985, bats and throws from the right side, and stands 157 centimeters tall. She has been assigned the number thirty and is expected to join the team on the 16th. She will be eligible to play in the upcoming Saitama Urawa Tiara Cup Tournament (July 20, 21).
Dione becomes the first team in the league to sign a foreign player.