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OREGON STATE: Enters her senior year as OSU's career leader for home runs (36), RBI (99), bases on balls (161), wins (64), strikeouts (515) and innings pitched (708.1)... Was drafted by the Florida Wahoos in the sixth round of the Women's Pro Softball League senior draft in December, 1999.

(1999) Earned NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-America honors for the third straight season, this time picking up second team honors... Also named first team All-Pacific-10 and second team All-Pacific Region... Was OSU's Female Athlete of the Year... Posted a 28-12 record with a 1.33 ERA and hit .325 with 35 RBI and 12 HR... Earned NFCA National Player of the Week honors for the week of April 12-18 after going 4-1 with two saves, a .375 batting average, four HR and 10 RBI in a week that included games against California, Washington and UCLA... Earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors on April 13 for her work against Stanford and California... Gave up just one hit in an 11-inning shutout against Cal... Had a string of nine consecutive appearances without giving up a run (from April 7-17)... Set an OSU single-season record for bases on balls with 64 (including 12 games when she was walked at least twice)... Her 64 walks was also a Pac-10 and NCAA record... Led the league with a Pac-10 record six saves... Also set OSU single-season records for wins (28), complete games (30), innings pitched (268.2), shutouts (12) and home runs (12)... Was named to the all-tournament teams at the NCAA Regional, the Paradise Classic and the Troy Cox Classic (was also the MVP of that tourney)... Had 12 multiple-hit games and 10 multiple-RBI games... Had seven RBI in a game against St. Mary's to set an OSU single-game record for RBI... Second team GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-America pick... Also earned GTE/CoSIDA District 8 academic honors and was a first team Pacific-10 All-Academic Team honoree... Her summer team, the Legacy, was the ASA Class A fastpitch national champion and she was the tournament MVP as well as a first team All-America.

(1998) A second team All-America selection... Earned first team All-Pacific Region and All-Pacific-10 honors... Hit .391 with 29 RBI, 20 runs and 12 home runs... Was named Pac-10 Player and Pitcher of the Week on April 13 to become the first player to earn both awards in the same week since Lisa Fernandez (UCLA) did it in 1993... Also named Pac-10 Player of the Week on March 24... Won 21 games to set a then-OSU single-season record... Also set a then-single-season record for walks (49) and tied her own single-season home run record (12)... Had two games with two home runs, against Arizona and Florida... Had 11 multiple-hit games... Struck out 10 or more batters three times, with a season-high 14 Ks in a game against Oregon... Did not commit an error all season... Led her summer team, the Legacy, to the national title and was named MVP of the tournament... GTE Academic All-District Team selection... First team Pac-10 All-Academic honoree.

(1997) Became OSU's first softball All-American since 1983 upon garnering third team All-America honors as a rookie... Also earned first team All-Pac-10 and All-Pacific Region honors... Broke OSU's career home run record after just one season with 12 homers... Had a then-single-season school record with 35 RBI... Drew 48 bases on balls to rank fourth in the nation in walks... Led the team with a .391 batting average and .657 slugging percentage... Posted a 15-16 record with a team-best 1.80 ERA... Struck out 145 batters, second-most ever by an OSU pitcher at that time... Had 18 multiple hit and seven multiple RBI games... Went 4-for-5 with five RBI, three runs and two HR in a game against Santa Clara... Threw a one-hitter and went 2-for-3 with two homers and four RBI in a game against Loyola Marymount... Struck out 15 batters in a game against Portland State... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on March 25.

CHULA VISTA HS: Lettered four years, earning All-CIF and All-Metro League honors four times... Team MVP as a senior... Led the team for ERA, wins, batting average, home runs, batters struck out, doubles and no-hitters... Also lettered three years in basketball and volleyball... Earned second team All-CIF in basketball as a junior... Named to the softball all-academic team four years, to the basketball and volleyball all-academic teams three years.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego... Daughter of Paul John and Rosemarie Beyster... Psychology major.

  Tarrah Beyster

Tarrah Beyster

Player Profile

San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Chula Vista




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