Red Storm announces addition of five new members for class of 2018.
Red Storm nearly halfway to Phase I goal of $30,000.
13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.
Dillon Ayers and Ashley Beza Earn National Strength And Conditioning Association All-American Status
Ayers and Beza were two of the 229 collegiate and high-school athletes recognized by the NSCA.
Red Storm will look to stretch winning streak to three before resuming BIG EAST play.
As a junior in 2013: Appeared in 24 games in the circle, starting 19 ... finished season with a 4.00 ERA and a 5-8 record with six complete games and one shutout in 99.2 innings of work ... recorded 58 strikeouts while holding opponents to a .265 average ... picked up 19 hits, five runs, six RBI, and one sacrifice bunt at the plate for the St. John's offense through 39 games ... walked 12 times and was hit-by-pitch three times ... hit a double in a 2-for-3 performance at East Carolina on Feb. 16 ... named National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) All-America ... named BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Feb. 11 ... named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
As a sophomore in 2012: The ace of the St. John's rotation, etched her name into the Red Storm record books after a dominating season in the circle ... recorded the second-most appearances (40), innings pitched (223.1) and games started (33) in school history ... tossed 160 strikeouts en route to 14 wins, the sixth and seventh-highest totals in single-season history, respectively ... pitched a complete game allowing just one earned run and striking out four against then-No. 8 Georgia (Feb. 11) ... Threw a two-hit shutout against UMBC (Feb. 18) for the Red Storm's first win of the season ... in her second matchup with Campbell (March 10), threw a three-hit shutout ... was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll after recording three wins and 21 strikeouts at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational (March 9-11) ... gave up just one earned run and four hits to earn the win in the second game of a doubleheader against Syracuse (March 31) ... In her fourth start of the season against Syracuse (May 10) in the BIG EAST Championship quarterfinals, gave up just one run to help St. John's to its first conference tournament victory in 22 years ... named to the 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
As a freshman in 2011:Led team with 25 pitching appearances ... second on the squad in innings pitched (85.2), games started (14), complete games (4), strikeouts (59) and wins (5) ... recorded team's only save of the year ... threw a complete game in first career start against Hofstra (Feb. 11) ... collected first win in victory over UNC Greensboro, throwing 3.2 innings and allowing just two earned runs ... went seven strong innings, striking out seven in against Seton Hall (April 6) ... collected fifth victory of season against Georgetown (April 17), going seven innings and striking out five ... named to the 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
At California High School:Was a four-year softball letterwinner for California High School and regarded as one of the top pitchers in the state in 2010, garnering All-CIF first team and Cal-Hi Sports All-California third team honors ... posted a 0.97 ERA with 247 strikeouts and a 27-6 record as a senior in 2010 ... earned Whittier Daily News All-League and All-Area first team honors in 2009 and 2010 ... tallied a 17-9 record with a 1.12 ERA and 161 strikeouts in 2009 ... was also an offensive threat who could play first base ... hit .221 with 14 RBI in 2010 and hit .302 with 14 RBI in 2009 ... played travel ball for the So. Cal Wicked for two years.
Personal:Born in Whittier, Calif. ... parents are Debra Patricia Beza and Fermin Beza, Jr. ... has one younger brother, Fermin Beza III ... hopes to go to graduate school for psychology studies and pursue a career in sports psychology.
Career Pitching Statistics
Beza Up Close...