Insider : LSU’s Beth Torina Interview
LSU will face 10th ranked Oregon in a showdown between Pac 12 and SEC on Friday. other key games this weekend including LSU playing number 14 ranked Michigan on Saturday and 15th ranked Louisville on Sunday.
Torina went to high school at Dr Phillips and was a star pitcher at University of Florida where she was a member of the 1998 Southeastern Conference regular season championship team as the squad’s top pitcher. Torina led LSU to the Women’s College World Series in her first season as Tigers Head Coach last season.
The Orlando native talks about coaching softball in college level and in the pro level where she coaches in Orlando with USSSA Pride. Torina talks about her star pitcher Rachele Fico and what former National Champion and Player of Year Pitcher did Torina compare Fico to?
Torina also discusses the growth of the sport especially in the SEC over the years as well and more.
Torina Coaching Career :
1997-2000 University of Florida pitcher 1998 SEC Championship Team
2000-02 Stetson University Assistant Coach 2001 Atlantic Sun Regular Season Champions
2003-07 University of Houston Assistant Coach Two NCAA Regionals, 2007 Conference USA Champions
2008-11 Florida International University Head Coach 2010 NCAA Regionals
2012 LSU Head Coach 2012 Women’s College World Series
To Follow Torina and LSU Tigers all season long go to LSUSports.Net
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