When Beth Torina was introduced as LSU softball’s fifth head coach in June 2012, she vowed to win in everything the program did and return to the Tigers to national prominence. LSU defeated Missouri in a thrilling three-game series to earn the program's third WCWS berth.
The 2012 Tigers finished the season ranked #7 in the nation.
The SEC Western Division, Regular Season and Tournament champions swept through the Baylor regional, including a 10-inning triumph over host Baylor. The 2004 team featured 14 players and is often celebrated as one of the closest teams in program history.
The 2004 Tigers finished the season ranked #3 in the nation.