Softball Plays First Fall Exhibition Game

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Baton Rouge –September 30, 2013- The USSSA Florida Pride defeated the LSU softball team by a score of 11-0 during an exhibition game Monday at Tiger Park which featured a pitching match-up between former LSU teammates Ashley Czechner and Rachele Fico. During her senior season, Fico received NFCA All-America First-Team honors for the second straight season to become only the third player in program history joining Ashlee Ducote (1998 & 2000) and Britni Sneed (2001 & 2002) to accomplish that feat.  She also received NFCA All-South First-Team, All-SEC Second-Team and All-Louisiana … [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...]

Team NPF Tops LSU Softball, 4-1

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BATON ROUGE – The LSU softball team carried a one-run lead into the seventh inning and had Team NPF down to its final strike before the Tigers dropped a 4-1 decision to the professional team Tuesday in-front of 1,234 fans at Tiger Park. “I’m pretty proud of how it went,” head coach Beth Torina said. “I’m proud of our team, I’m proud of the city of Baton Rouge and the LSU fans. Everybody came out, and I thought it was a good showing. The NPF thought this was one of the best crowds, if not the best crowds. I’m proud of how the whole event went for us.” “It was really important for me to … [Read more...]