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LSU softball finishes SEC schedule on a roll, awaits its tournament seedingwinning their final eight league games, including a three-game sweep at Arkansa
LSU softball finishes SEC schedule on a roll, awaits its tournament seeding
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
winning their final eight league games, including a three-game sweep at Arkansas last weekend. After the series, coach Beth Torina noted that even though the Tigers weren’t exactly where they had hoped to be, they are on a roll and positioned... Read more
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LSU softball team scores 1,000th win in program history with 9-1 victory at Arkansasanyone in the country, much less the SEC, so it’s nice to see our team come awa
LSU softball team scores 1,000th win in program history with 9-1 victory at Arkansas
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
anyone in the country, much less the SEC, so it’s nice to see our team come away with three wins this weekend,” coach Beth Torina said. “We may not be in the spot where we expected to be at this point in the year, but I think we are a team... Read more
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LSU softball team on a roll as it heads to Arkansashalf of the Southeastern Conference, which features more teams ranked in the to
LSU softball team on a roll as it heads to Arkansas
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
half of the Southeastern Conference, which features more teams ranked in the top 18 (nine) than not (four). But coach Beth Torina and the players have said since the preseason polls were announced that the only thing that mattered was... Read more
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The Advocate
Early surge lifts LSU softball team over McNeese StateInstead of taking a customary day off after sweeping South Carolina last weeken
Early surge lifts LSU softball team over McNeese State
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Instead of taking a customary day off after sweeping South Carolina last weekend, LSU softball coach Beth Torina held practice Monday in preparation for the Southland Conference’s top team. Her strategy worked. The No. 12 Tigers jumped on McNeese... Read more
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Early surge lifts LSU softball team over McNeese StateInstead of taking the customary day off after sweeping South Carolina last week
Early surge lifts LSU softball team over McNeese State
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Instead of taking the customary day off after sweeping South Carolina last weekend, LSU softball coach Beth Torina held practice Monday in preparation for the Southland Conference’s top team. Her strategy worked. The No. 12 Tigers jumped on McNeese... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU softball team focused on talented McNeese State team, which visits Tuesdayrecent USA Softball poll. “We’re approaching this one a little differently jus
LSU softball team focused on talented McNeese State team, which visits Tuesday
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
recent USA Softball poll. “We’re approaching this one a little differently just because McNeese is so talented,” LSU coach Beth Torina said. “A lot of times we’re playing them after an off day. We’re not going to do that this week. We’re going to... Read more
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The Advocate
It ‘speaks volumes’: Kellsi Kloss, Sandra Simmons and Bianka Bell become newest LSU softball players selected in NPF College Draftstint with Team USA, which plays “pretty much the entire summer,” with about th
It ‘speaks volumes’: Kellsi Kloss, Sandra Simmons and Bianka Bell become newest LSU softball players selected in NPF College Draft
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
stint with Team USA, which plays “pretty much the entire summer,” with about three weeks left in the NPF season. LSU coach Beth Torina said last week Bell told teams interested in drafting her not to do so because of her prior obligation to Team... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU’s Sydney Smith blanks South Carolina 2-0 on three-hitterConference competition to 16 innings as the Tigers won their sixth straight gam
LSU’s Sydney Smith blanks South Carolina 2-0 on three-hitter
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Conference competition to 16 innings as the Tigers won their sixth straight game. “That’s pretty impressive,” LSU coach Beth Torina said after Smith lowered her earned run average to 0.66. “She’s thrown well, and we’re just continuing to build... Read more
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The Advocate
It ‘speaks volumes’: Kellsi Kloss, Sandra Simmons and Bianka Bell become newest LSU softball players selected in NPF College Draftstint with Team USA, which plays “pretty much the entire summer,” with about th
It ‘speaks volumes’: Kellsi Kloss, Sandra Simmons and Bianka Bell become newest LSU softball players selected in NPF College Draft
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
stint with Team USA, which plays “pretty much the entire summer,” with about three weeks left in the NPF season. LSU coach Beth Torina said last week Bell told teams interested in drafting her not to do so because of her prior obligation to Team... Read more
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The Advocate
Softball: LSU pushes winning streak to 4 with 7-2 victory over South Carolina“So I just put my trust in the defense and threw some other pitches and tried t
Softball: LSU pushes winning streak to 4 with 7-2 victory over South Carolina
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
“So I just put my trust in the defense and threw some other pitches and tried to get them out some different ways. (Coach Beth Torina) called a really good game, and it all seemed to be working.” Jaquish had a two-run double and an RBI single,... Read more
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The Advocate
Breaking the slump? LSU softball team goes tries to break loose vs. South Carolinathis season. “They swing big and hit a lot of long balls. Their offense has so
Breaking the slump? LSU softball team goes tries to break loose vs. South Carolina
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
this season. “They swing big and hit a lot of long balls. Their offense has some really, really great moments,” LSU coach Beth Torina said. “Then on the mound, Nickie Blue is capable of a great game any day. She’s really talented. She’s a special... Read more
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The Advocate
A rain delay! A dance-off! A sing-off! And the LSU softball team beats Northwestern Stateonce it resumed. “I think our team plays well when they’re loose, so it’s nice
A rain delay! A dance-off! A sing-off! And the LSU softball team beats Northwestern State
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
once it resumed. “I think our team plays well when they’re loose, so it’s nice to still see them staying loose,” LSU coach Beth Torina said. “It’s really tough to stay focused in a game like this. It’s harder than you’d think, but I thought they... Read more
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The Advocate
Turning point found? LSU softball team hopes to ‘continue to build’ Wednesday against Northwestern StateTiger Park. “It felt very different, the way they played Saturday and then the
Turning point found? LSU softball team hopes to ‘continue to build’ Wednesday against Northwestern State
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Tiger Park. “It felt very different, the way they played Saturday and then the way they came back again on Sunday,” coach Beth Torina said. “So we’re hoping that’s our moment, hoping we can go forward from there and continue to build.” Saturday’s... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU softball erupts in win over Mississippi Stateon the road. “I think this was a big series for us to move this team forward a
LSU softball erupts in win over Mississippi State
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on the road. “I think this was a big series for us to move this team forward and continue to build our confidence,” coach Beth Torina said. “I think we’ve been trying to get better all season long, and I like how we improved this... Read more
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LSU softball erupts in win over Mississippi Stateon the road. “I think this was a big series for us to move this team forward a
LSU softball erupts in win over Mississippi State
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
on the road. “I think this was a big series for us to move this team forward and continue to build our confidence,” coach Beth Torina said. “I think we’ve been trying to get better all season long, and I like how we improved this... Read more
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The Advocate
Mississippi State rallies past LSU in softballLSU with seven hits. “I think we made too many mistakes today and let things s
Mississippi State rallies past LSU in softball
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
LSU with seven hits. “I think we made too many mistakes today and let things snowball and get out of control,” LSU coach Beth Torina said. “I think we need to start with good pitching and solid defense, giving our offense a better chance to... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
LSU softball's Bell, Kloss, Simmons selected in NPF DraftKellsi and Sandra, as they have exemplified what it means to be LSU Tigers that
LSU softball's Bell, Kloss, Simmons selected in NPF Draft
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 19 days ago
Kellsi and Sandra, as they have exemplified what it means to be LSU Tigers that play the game the right way,” head coach Beth Torina said. “It has been an honor to coach them, and I look forward to watching their careers continue to grow not only... Read more
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The Advocate
‘We can take a breath’: LSU softball team faces its first unranked weekend opponent in six weeksBeth Torina has never shied away from mentioning the rigors of Southeastern Con
‘We can take a breath’: LSU softball team faces its first unranked weekend opponent in six weeks
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Beth Torina has never shied away from mentioning the rigors of Southeastern Conference softball. The league sent five teams to the 2015 Women’s College World Series and has produced three of the past four national champions. But the first five weeks... Read more
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The Advocate
‘We did it’: LSU softball team gets back on track, wins 9-1by senior first baseman Sandra Simmons’ career-high four hits. “I liked our at
‘We did it’: LSU softball team gets back on track, wins 9-1
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
by senior first baseman Sandra Simmons’ career-high four hits. “I liked our attitude in our approach,” LSU coach Beth Torina said, visibly relieved. “From the minute we got to the field, they were different. People were trying to fire... Read more
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The Advocate
‘We’re that close’: LSU softball team believes it will break through recent slumpLSU couldn’t find a timely hit while batting 1-for-40 with runners on base, str
‘We’re that close’: LSU softball team believes it will break through recent slump
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
LSU couldn’t find a timely hit while batting 1-for-40 with runners on base, stranding 25 of them in all. But coach Beth Torina claimed her team showed more “fight” in the third game after a passive start to the series. That gives her her... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU softball team held scoreless again in 2-0 loss to Kentuckysummed up the series: The Tigers never scored, and Kentucky managed a run while
LSU softball team held scoreless again in 2-0 loss to Kentucky
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
summed up the series: The Tigers never scored, and Kentucky managed a run while the ball wasn’t even in play. LSU coach Beth Torina spoke with home-plate umpire Kevin Davis for a few minutes and the crew convened briefly, but the run stood.... Read more
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The Advocate
Kentucky softball team follows similar script to beat LSU againsolid pitching performance. “They had another great pitcher that threw another
Kentucky softball team follows similar script to beat LSU again
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
solid pitching performance. “They had another great pitcher that threw another really nice game against us,” LSU coach Beth Torina said. “They definitely get some of the credit for sure, but I don’t know that our mentality is where it needs to... Read more
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Kentucky’s Kelsey Nunley outduels LSU’s Carley Hoover in 1-0 softball win(11-4) struck out 10. “I’m really not frustrated,” she said. “Me personally, I
Kentucky’s Kelsey Nunley outduels LSU’s Carley Hoover in 1-0 softball win
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
(11-4) struck out 10. “I’m really not frustrated,” she said. “Me personally, I made some adjustments that (coach Beth Torina) and I worked on all week, and it showed.” She got some key help from her defense. With one out in the sixth,... Read more
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The Advocate
Kentucky’s Kelsey Nunley outduels LSU’s Carley Hoover in 1-0 softball win(11-4) struck out 10. “I’m really not frustrated,” she said. “Me personally, I
Kentucky’s Kelsey Nunley outduels LSU’s Carley Hoover in 1-0 softball win
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
(11-4) struck out 10. “I’m really not frustrated,” she said. “Me personally, I made some adjustments that (coach Beth Torina) and I worked on all week, and it showed.” She got some key help from her defense. With one out in the sixth,... Read more
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The Advocate
No. 8 LSU softball team’s surging offense faces big hurdle in No. 16 Kentucky’s stout pitching staffis 2-3 with a 2.57 ERA. The SEC’s strikeout leader is the unquestioned ace for
No. 8 LSU softball team’s surging offense faces big hurdle in No. 16 Kentucky’s stout pitching staff
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
is 2-3 with a 2.57 ERA. The SEC’s strikeout leader is the unquestioned ace for UK (31-8, 8-4), a player Tigers coach Beth Torina acknowledged has given her team “some trouble in the past.” But Nunley is only one half of the Wildcats’ veteran... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU softball team’s latest hitting sensation ... is pitcher Allie Walljasper?Walljasper stepped in to pinch-hit, her team down to its last out and trailing
LSU softball team’s latest hitting sensation ... is pitcher Allie Walljasper?
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
Walljasper stepped in to pinch-hit, her team down to its last out and trailing No. 10 Georgia by three runs, LSU coach Beth Torina overheard hitting coach Howard Dobson offer a word of advice. Get the barrel out and hit it as far as you can,... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU softball team gets complete effort in 5-0 win against Southern MissEagles are 18-21. “Overall I thought we did a good job, but I really like the
LSU softball team gets complete effort in 5-0 win against Southern Miss
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Eagles are 18-21. “Overall I thought we did a good job, but I really like the way we swung the bats tonight,” LSU coach Beth Torina said. “We hit things really hard and I think it’s been a while since we stepped up to the plate with that kind of... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU softball team opens season with busy weekendThe No. 3-ranked LSU softball team opens the season by playing five games this
LSU softball team opens season with busy weekend
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
The No. 3-ranked LSU softball team opens the season by playing five games this weekend and coach Beth Torina plans to give her lineup card a workout. The Tigers host the five-team Tiger Classic at Tiger Park, playing Ohio State at 5 p.m. Friday... Read more
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The Advocate
With momentum back on its side, LSU softball hopes to keep building against Southern Misshits and an error, a reversal hitting coach Howard Dobson summed up by saying “
With momentum back on its side, LSU softball hopes to keep building against Southern Miss
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
hits and an error, a reversal hitting coach Howard Dobson summed up by saying “things started falling our way.” LSU coach Beth Torina called the comeback a potential turning point for a team that limped to a 3-6 start in Southeastern Conference... Read more
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The Advocate
Georgia tops LSU in softballout of here with a series win. We had opportunities to win the game today, but
Georgia tops LSU in softball
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
out of here with a series win. We had opportunities to win the game today, but couldn’t perform like we needed to,” coach Beth Torina said after her team won two games in the series. “Overall I think we played well, and it was a big moment for our... Read more
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LSU gymnastics notebook: Tigers finally find some success at Georgia’s Stegeman Coliseumon Friday, the Tigers softball squad returned the favor Saturday. After clinch
LSU gymnastics notebook: Tigers finally find some success at Georgia’s Stegeman Coliseum
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
on Friday, the Tigers softball squad returned the favor Saturday. After clinching the series with a 5-1 victory, coach Beth Torina and her team, which will go for a sweep at 1 p.m. Sunday, made their way to Stegeman Coliseum to catch the... Read more
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Beth Torina wins 200th game at LSUAllie Walljasper in a 5-1 win over No. 10 Georgia to claim the series Saturday
Beth Torina wins 200th game at LSU
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
Allie Walljasper in a 5-1 win over No. 10 Georgia to claim the series Saturday at Jack Turner Stadium. The win gave coach Beth Torina her 200th victory at LSU. Sunday’s finale is set for a 1 p.m. first pitch. The game will be streamed online on... Read more
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LSU pitcher Rachele Fico finds a new home in Georgiawhich ranks 15th nationally with a 2.11 ERA, and has not decided whether she’ll
LSU pitcher Rachele Fico finds a new home in Georgia
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
which ranks 15th nationally with a 2.11 ERA, and has not decided whether she’ll rejoin the Racers this summer. LSU coach Beth Torina, who mentored Fico in her final two seasons, said facing her former standout pitcher will be “interesting.”... Read more
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The lineup shuffle continues as LSU softball team travels to No. 9 GeorgiaFor four years, nearly every time LSU softball coach Beth Torina filled out a l
The lineup shuffle continues as LSU softball team travels to No. 9 Georgia
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
For four years, nearly every time LSU softball coach Beth Torina filled out a lineup card, she didn’t even have to think about where to start. The lineup always began with A.J. Andrews leading off and playing center field. But Torina no longer has... Read more

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