Beth Torina

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Beth Torina
Sport(s) Women's softball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team LSU
Conference Southeastern Conference
Biographical details
Born Orlando, Florida
Playing career
1997–2000 University of Florida
Position(s) Pitcher
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Stetson University (Asst.)
University of Houston (Asst.)
Florida International University
Accomplishments and honors
Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year (two-time)

Beth Torina is an American college softball coach and a former college softball player. Torina is currently the head coach of the LSU Lady Tigers softball team of Louisiana State University.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Torina was an assistant coach for the Stetson University softball team for two seasons from 2000 to 2002. She then moved on to the University of Houston from 2003 to 2007. She accepted her first head coaching position at Florida International University (FIU) from 2008 to 2011. She was a two-time Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year while at FIU.[2]

In 2012, she became the fourth head coach in LSU Lady Tigers softball history since the program was reinstated in 1997. In her first year as head coach, she led the Lady Tigers to the 2012 Women's College World Series, reaching the quarterfinals.[1]

Torina is also manager of the USSSA Pride since 2012. They are a women's softball team based in Kissimmee, Florida, United States.[3] The USSSA Pride became a part of the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF) in 2009.[4]

Playing career[edit]

Torina is a former member of the Florida Gators softball team. While at Florida, 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 as of 2012 ranks tied for fourth in the Florida Gators record book.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Florida International University (Sun Belt Conference) (2008–2011)
2008 Florida International 29–34 13–13
2009 Florida International 31–29 13–11
2010 Florida International 38–21 17–7
2011 Florida International 31–27 14–10
Florida International: 129–111 57–41
LSU Lady Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (2012–Present)
2012 LSU 40-25 15-13 2nd (West) WCWS Quarterfinals
2013 LSU 42-16 15-8 1st (West) NCAA Regionals
2014 LSU 38-24 13-11
LSU: 120-65 (.649) 43-32 (.573)
Total: 249-176 (.586)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

NCAA tournament[edit]

Year School Record Winning % Notes
2012 LSU 6-2 .750 Eliminated by Arizona Wildcats in Super Regionals
2013 LSU 2-2 .500 Eliminated by UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns in NCAA Regionals
2014 LSU 3-2 .600 Eliminated by Arizona Wildcats in NCAA Regionals
Totals 11-6 .647 '3 Regionals (Won 1)
1 Super Regionals
Preceded by
Yvette Girouard
LSU Lady Tigers softball Coach
Succeeded by

See also[edit]

LSU Lady Tigers softball


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