Beth Torina – 2016
- Heading into her 4 th season at LSU, where she already has made two WCWS appearances (2012 and 2015)
- LSU coaching record of 172 wins and 79 losses.
- LSU capped one of its greatest seasons at the end of the 2015 season, going on a 25-game winning streak which not only set program records for the longest winning tear and best start to a season ever, but as one of the best starts to a year at LSU among any sport. The Tigers ascended to its first ever No. 1 ranking during the year, holding the top spot for three weeks en route to the first 50-win season since 2007.
- In 2015, a record five LSU players were named NFCA All-American and Coach Torina was named the LSWA Louisiana Coach of the Year.
- In 2012, Torina guided the LSU pitching staff to a stifling 1.58 staff ERA which tied for second-lowest in the SEC.
- Torina spent five seasons with the USSSA Pride as an assistant coach (2010) followed by a two-year run as head coach (2011-12). During her tenure, the organization won the 2010 NPF championship.
- Torina has also coached at Florida International University, where she had a 129-111 record in 4 seasons and directed FIU to its first NCAA Tournament victory in 2010.
- Torina spent five seasons as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Houston from 2003-07. The Cougars claimed the 2007 Conference USA regular season and tournament titles. One of her most prized recruits, Angel Shamblin, went on to become a two-time C-USA Pitcher of the Year, an NFCA All-South Region selection and a 2008 NFCA All-American. In addition to Shamblin, Torina saw seven UH hurlers receive All-Conference USA accolades during her tenure.
- Torina earned her B.S. in health sciences and occupational therapy from Florida in 2000. During her playing career with the Gators, she was a member of the 1998 Southeastern Conference regular season championship team as the squad’s top pitcher. She posted 60 career wins, which currently ranks tied for fourth in the UF record book.