She was in an entirely different weightclass when Dana alloted x amount of Strawweight fighters a spot on the cast. It's right she has to tryout. If Penne was Strawweight to begin with, then yes she should've been included.
If that's what you're getting at.
VIPFFL: Miesha Tate//Ronda Rousey//Mike Pyle//Ian McCall//Rick Hawn