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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

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