Broncos end season with a win for the first time
Makenna Weir stayed hot at the plate with a three-run double in the third
Season-high four home runs pace Bronco onslaught
Boise State is 5-7 in conference play and still alive in the title chase
Devon Bridges broke the school's all-time home run mark
Boise State scored 10 times in the first three innings en route to a 10-2 win in five innings against Nevada, May 9, to open the series. Makenna Weir's bases-loaded double in the third broke the game open.
Boise State hosted Colorado State April 26, in the first game of an important Mountain West series. The game went to extra innings without either team scoring and the Broncos came out on top 3-2, with an unearned run in the ninth. Rebecca Patton struck out 10 in eight innings of work.
Boise State softball took on San Diego State April 21, in the rubber match of a three-game series. The Broncos jumped out to a 3-0 lead before SDSU battled back to tie the game. Once again Boise State came up with some seventh-inning magic, getting a walk-off home run from Tara Glover to win the game 5-3, and take the series two games to one.
Boise State defeated San Diego State 5-3 in the series opener April 20, at Dona Larsen Park. Sarah Barnes hit a two-out walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh for the victory. Barnes was 3-for-4 with two home runs in the game.
Photos from the 2013 season
Redshirt Junior (2013): Pitched in 29 games, starting a team-high 28 (fourth in the MW) and going the distance in 11 contests...led the Boise State staff in innings (142.1), strikeouts (103), wins (11) and shutouts (two)...finished the year with a 3.39 ERA and .286 batting average against...two-time Mountain West Pitcher of the Week Feb. 18-24; April 15-21)...made 11 starts during MW play...went 3-4 with a 2.51 ERA in 47.1 innings including one shutout...complete-game victory in Bronco debut against Northwestern (Feb. 9)...allowed one hit and struck out eight in four scoreless innings against Weber State (Feb. 22) during a run-rule victory...threw a shutout in next appearance, scattering seven hits while striking out six and not issuing a walk against San Diego (Feb. 23), en route to first pitcher of the week award...took complete-game extra-inning loss against No. 12/10 UCLA allowing just five hits and two earned runs in career-high 10.1 innings...tossed a three-hitter to beat Portland State (March 17) in 2-1 win...second shutout came in run-shortened game at New Mexico (April 7); allowed three hits and two walks in five innings as Broncos won 13-0...earned second MW Pitcher of the Week after two appearances in series against San Diego State...complete-game win in opener, allowing one earned run and no walks...allowed two hits and one walk in 3.2 innings during series finale...set season high with 10 strikeouts in eight inning against Colorado State (April 26)...did not factor in decision despite allowing just two runs (one earned) on seven hits and two walks; game went to extra innings tied 0-0...limited by injury during final two weeks of conference play...Academic All-MW.
at Cal Poly
Junior (2012): Appeared in 16 games in the circle, making 11 starts...pitched 66.1 innings before season was cut short by injury...had a 5-6 record with five complete games and one shutout...struck out 47 to 15 walks...granted medical hardship after season....started and took the loss against Boise State (Feb. 24) pitching opposite Kenzie Cole and Aubray Zell's combined no-hitter.
Sophomore (2011): Finished second among Big West Conference pitchers in starts (30), fourth in strikeouts (107) and seventh in innings pitched (175.2)...earned Big West Pitcher of the Week honors (April 4) after posting two complete-game, conference-opening victories at UC Riverside...struck out career-high 11 against Fairfield (March 27) in 6-2 victory...pitcher of record in eight of Cal Poly's 11 wins...at the plate, collected 11 RBI, homered during 5-4 victory against NCAA Tournament participant Long Beach State (April 23) and produced four multi-hit games...defensively, posted a .982 fielding percentage with just one error committed in 55 chances...when not pitching, made 10 starts as Cal Poly's designated player and one in right field...in one game vs. Boise State (Feb. 19) went 1-for-3 at the plate and pitched 3.1 innings of relief.
Freshman (2010): All-Big West Second Team...finished eighth among conference pitchers with a 3.48 ERA and ninth with 76 strikeouts...two-time Big West Pitcher of the Week selection (April 19, April 26)...led Cal Poly's rotation with a 2.58 ERA against Big West opposition...produced seven-straight victories between April 2-25...struck out a season-high eight against Buffalo to earn first collegiate victory (March 5)...allowed career-low three hits versus UC Riverside (April 2)...at the plate, hit .283 while slugging .478...homered at No. 8 Arizona State (March 28) and at Long Beach State (April 25)...collected career-high three hits versus Cal State Northridge (May 1).
High School: Four-time All-West Valley League First Team selection...batted .448 as a senior in 2009 with a .500 on-base percentage, a .708 slugging percentage and eight doubles...also as a senior, posted a 0.59 ERA with a .162 opposing batting average...hit .384 as a junior and posted a 0.42 ERA with 275 strikeouts in 184 innings of work...named WVL Most Valuable Player in 2007 after compiling a 0.71 ERA and 271 strikeouts against just 20 walks as a sophomore...as a freshman in 2006, batted .388 with 24 RBI and six homers while striking out 93 hitters and recording a 1.80 ERA...competed for OC Batbusters club team...helping the program to a third-place showing at the 2007 U-16 American Softball Association National Tournament...named to the Granada Hills Charter School honor roll...bats and throws right-handed...studying social science.