Southern Miss and East Carolina meet for a three-game Conference USA series this weekend.
Taylor Beck went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
Southern Miss will take on No. 1 Seed UAB tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.
Southern Miss is riding a three-game C-USA winning streak.
Beth Dietrich won both games for Southern Miss yesterday to clinch the series.
Southern Miss will play in Sunday's consolation game on Sunday against Appalachian State.
Carissa Turang was 3-for-4 with a game-winning RBI single in the second game.
At Southern Miss: Has matured as a pitcher ... Work ethic is second to none ... Expected to surprise hitters this spring after a successful fall of development
As a Junior in 2012: Led the team for the second consecutive season in the circle with 29 appearances and 21 starts ... Compiled a 7-16 record with a pair of shutouts ... Also led the team in innings pitched (152.2), strikeouts (82), and complete games (15) ... Gave up just 28 walks and finished No. 27 nationally in fewest walks allowed per seven innings (1.28) and also led C-USA in that category ... Had a career-high nine innings pitched in a 12-inning affair with Marshall (4/6) ... Got a season-high six strikeouts against Central Arkansas (2/11), Cal State Fullerton (3/2) and UCF (3/17)
As a Sophomore in 2011: Made a team-best 35 appearances with 26 starts ... Finished with a 10-19 record in 166.1 innings of work ... Posted a team-best 3.28 era while also leading the team in strikeouts (89) and complete games (17) ... Set a new career-high for strikeouts in a game with eight against Memphis (5/7) ... Also set a new career mark for innings pitched in a game with 8.2 vs. Oregon State (3/5) ... Earned her first career save against Mississippi Valley (2/25) when she worked 1.1 innings while allowing two hits and striking out a pair
As a Freshman in 2010: Appeared in 19 games with seven starts ... Finished with a 6-5 record ... Worked 57.0 innings ... Posted a 3.19 ERA ... Recorded 43 strikeouts ... Struck out a season-high batters in her collegiate debut against Bowling Green (2/13) ... Allowed only eight extra base hits ... Came in relief against Memphis-2 (4/17) to earn the win, working 6.2 innings ... Pitched 2.2 innings against Southeastern Louisiana and did not allow a run while fanning five ... Worked 4.0 innings against Northwestern State to pick up a win
High School: A three-year letterwinner at Manvel High School for Coach Christa Williams ... Earned first team all-district honors in 2008 and 2009 ... Named 2009 District 24-4A Pitcher of the Year ... Posted a 17-5 record over two seasons including an 11-1 record in 2007 with a ERA of 0.43 ... Was 7-5 in 2008 with an 0.26 ERA ... Recorded nine shutouts and two perfect games ... Played one season at Alvin High School where she finished with an 18-4 record and a 1.11 ERA and led her team to a second-place finish in the 24-5A district
Travel Ball: Played travel ball with the Texas Storm Demarini Gold with fellow teammate Leslie LeLune
Personal: Daughter of Ron and Mickie Dietrich ... A sport management major
Dietrich's Career Highs
Innings Pitched: 9.0 vs. Marshall (4/6/12)
Fewest Earned Runs: 0, 12 times (last vs. Memphis-2, 4/1/12)
Fewest Hits: 1, Twice (last vs. Tulsa-2, 4/10/10)
Strikeouts: 7 vs. Bowling Green (2/13/10)
Fewest Walks: 0, 17 times (last vs. UAB, 4/29/12)
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