Beth (Bennett) Weaver joins the Wilmington University softball coaching staff after an impressive college career at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. At Liberty, Weaver holds the record for most games started and played, starting first base for all four years of her college career (248). Weaver also holds the record for most putouts with 1,612. Weaver ranks among the top ten career players for: Hits (206), RBI's (126), Walks (95), doubles (40), at bats (730), home runs (25), sacrifice flies (6), and also ranked second with the longest hitting streak at 17 straight games.
Along with being the team captain her senior year, she also received the Rock Royer/Mac Rivera Award, an honor only given to one athlete per year. Weaver was named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors first team in both her junior and senior years. She also was named to the Big South Conference All-Tournament Team in 2009. Weaver was also named to the Big South Conference All-Academic team during junior and senior years.
Before her career at Liberty, she played on the Richmond Storm Fast Pitch Travel Team for five years and was a member of the 2002 squad who became the U16 Pony National Champions out of 132 teams.
Weaver is a graduate of Powhatan High School in Powhatan, Va., and graduated from Liberty University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.
She currently resides in North East, Md., with her husband, Stephen and their puppy, Deklan. When not coaching you can catch her skating with the Charm City Roller Girls in Baltimore, a member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.