Consistent winner from the circle became the second Auburn pitcher to reach the 20-win plateau ... Went 23-7 with a 2.30 ERA in 44 appearances ... Started 31 games and worked 200 2/3 innings ... Struck out 167 while allowing batters a .229 batting average against ... Posted 18 complete games and seven shutouts while earning four saves ... Was 9-4 with a 2.31 ERA in 84 2/3 innings of work in SEC play ... Finished with nine complete games in conference games ... Went undefeated from Feb. 6 - March 6, winning 10 straight games, including five at home ... Won 20th game on April 10 against Tennessee, striking out six in complete game effort ... Struck out a career-high 10 against Arkansas in win on March 12 ... Named to the Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team and as the Most Valuable Pitcher of the War Eagle Classic.
Posted 6-3 record and 1.20 ERA in 20 appearances in first collegiate season ... Fifth in the SEC in ERA ... Struck out 52 batters in 70 innings ... Opposing batters hit .185, including a .202 clip in SEC play ... Started 10 games, completing five and posted three shutouts ... Threw no-hitter against Ole Miss on March 20, striking out three and walking one in five innings ... Went last five appearances of the season without allowing an earned run ... Had 32 plate appearances, collecting six hits, two RBI and four walks ... Did not commit an error.
Gatorade and FHSAA State Player of the Year in 2003 ... Named first-team All-American by the Student Sports Foundation after leading team to state runner-up finish ... Went 25-4 with 292 strikeouts and a 0.24 ERA ... Threw three no-hitters and two perfect games ... Batted .391 and led team in doubles and triples ... As a junior, led squad to 6A State Championship with a 27-4 record, 397 strikeouts and a 0.34 ERA ... Set a national high school record with 28 strikeouts in an 11-inning game ... Threw two perfect games and four no-hitters as a sophomore in leading team to district title ... Was third-team All-State as a sophomore designated hitter ... Member of 2000 Florida 4A State Championship team as a freshman ... Named first-team All-County and first-team All-State that year ... Two-time Miss Softball of Florida runner up.
Full name is Beth Ann DiPietro ... Daughter of Lou and Ann DiPietro ... Has a brother, Lou (21) ... Born in Tampa, Fla.