Beth Torina Steps Down as Head Coach of USSSA Pride

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Kissimmee, FL- USSSA Pride General Manager Don DeDonatis announced this morning that Beth Torina is stepping down as the Head Coach of the USSSA Pride. “Due to personal reasons I will step down as the head coach of the USSSA pride this summer. I would be interested in the returning to the program in the future. I am still happy to help in any way I can with the team and USSSA. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the USSSA program for the past three years. I wish the best of luck to the organization and players.” – Beth Torina Torina spent three seasons with the … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride Head Coach Beth Torina Interviewed for Sports Talk Florida

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Thank's to Eric Lopez, reporting for Sports Talk Florida, the Pride's very own Beth Torina was interviewed and talked about being a Dr. Phillips Alumni, loving Orlando, her time at LSU and coaching the USSSA Pride. See the article here at http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/insider-lsus-beth-torina-interview/#EYqc2d7w5DfslhL2.99 By Eric Lopez  UCF Knights Insider    LSU Softball Head Coach Beth Torina is bringing her 11th ranked LSU Tigers to her hometown of Orlando this weekend  as the  Tigers will participate  at Disney Wide World of Sports Softball Tournament. LSU will face 10th … [Read more...]

Pride, Racers Happily Await The Arrival of WCWS Draftees

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The 2012 number one draft pick of the National Pro Fastpitch League will lead her LSU Tigers to their first Women’s College World Series appearance in 8 years this week. Brittany Mack, selected number one by the USSSA Florida Pride and her Bayou Bengals squad will be among the elite 8 programs who qualify for the prestigious WCWS, which begins play Thursday. LSU received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament after posting a 34-21 regular season record. The Tigers were the #2 seed in the College Station Regional where they were undefeated, handing the top seed (8th overall) Texas A&M … [Read more...]

Lady Tigers enter 2012 with new coach, lofty goals

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Scott Branson/ The Daily Reveille Torina takes over motivated team After 11 years under the tenure of Hall of Fame softball coach Yvette Girouard, the Lady Tigers enter spring under the tutelage of first-year head coach Beth Torina. Torina, twice named the Sun Belt Coach of the Year in her four years at the helm of Florida International in Miami, said she inherited a team with lofty goals for itself. "We have 22 girls that will tell you they want to be in the College World Series, and they're working every single day to be there," Torina said. "People that haven't necessarily made … [Read more...]