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This Week in WAC Softball - Feb. 24
Courtesy: UTSA

Boise State Broncos (4-5, 0-0 WAC)
The Broncos went 2-3 at the San Diego Tournament last weekend, defeating Long Beach State (5-3) and San Diego (2-1), and falling to San Diego (5-4), Colorado State (3-2) and Long Beach State (3-1) ... Aubray Zell threw three complete games, including an upset win over Long Beach State. She also allowed only one runner to advance past second base and took a no-hitter into the fifth inning in the win over host San Diego on Sunday ... Ashley Viers-Gordillo was 5-for-11 (.455) and Kelly Sweeney had five RBI over the five games to lead Boise State at the plate ... The Broncos play in the Washington Tournament this weekend, where they will face Seattle, Portland State and No. 3 Washington.

Fresno State Bulldogs (6-3, 0-0 WAC)
The Bulldogs went 3-2 at the Cathedral City Classic, defeating Maryland (2-1), No. 21 North Carolina (4-2) and No. 12 Northwestern (3-0), and falling to No. 2 Florida (8-0) and No. 6 UCLA (10-2) ... Michelle Moses hit a two-run homer off UNC’s Danielle Spaulding to end her 41.0 inning scoreless streak and perfect 0.00 ERA on the season ... Mackenzie Oakes picked up the complete-game victory over UNC for her first win over a ranked team. She allowed just one earned run, ended UNC’s 10-game winning streak and struck out a career-high seven batters ... The Bulldogs host Utah Valley on Thursday before playing in the Long Beach State Tournament this weekend, where they will face Iowa State, Wisconsin, Cal State Northridge and host LBSU.

Hawai‘i Rainbow Wahine (3-11, 0-0 WAC)
The Rainbow Wahine went 1-3 at the Cathedral City Classic last weekend, defeating No. 23 Ohio State (4-2) and falling to Maryland (3-2), No. 9 Tennessee (3-2) and No. 1 Alabama (1-0, eight innings) ... Tanisha Milca hit .357 and ended the tourney with a three-game hitting streak ... Senior pitcher Courtney Baughman has all three of Hawai‘i’s wins and has thrown a team-high 49.0 innings ... As a team, the Rainbow Wahine are being out-hit .288 to .196 this season ... Hawai‘i hosts the Bank of Hawai‘i Invitational this weekend, where it will face Mount St. Mary’s and Western Carolina ... The Rainbow Wahine will also play an exhibition game against the Tokyo Women’s College of Physical Education on Thursday.

Louisiana Tech Techsters (6-5, 0-0 WAC)
The Lady Techsters went 4-2 last week, splitting a doubleheader vs. McNeese State before going 3-1 to win the championship at the Mizzuno Classic, where they defeated Alabama State (5-2), Nicholls State (3-0) and host Southern Miss (2-0), and fell to South Alabama (2-0) ... Amberly Waits hit .615 on the week with three doubles, seven RBI and two runs scored and had the game-winning two-run double in the championship game ... Meghan Krieg was 2-0 on the week with a 0.69 ERA. In 13.0 innings, she allowed only one run on five hits and struck out 20 batters ... The Techsters play in the Baylor Tournament this weekend, where they will face Louisiana-Monroe, Rutgers and No. 24 Baylor.

Nevada Wolf Pack (7-7, 0-0 WAC)
The Wolf Pack went 0-5 at the Cathedral City Classic last weekend, dropping games against No. 2 Florida (5-0), No. 23 Ohio State (3-1), No. 8 Oklahoma (11-2), Maryland (8-7) and UC Santa Barbara (6-4) ... Noelle Micka hit .625 for the week and had her first career four-hit game Saturday against Maryland ... Mallary Darby leads the WAC in strikeouts with 62 in just 51 innings ... Nevada’s 12-game home winning streak is on the line when it hosts Sacramento State for a doubleheader on Tuesday in its home opener ... This weekend, the Wolf Pack plays in the DeMarini Invitational in Fullerton, Calif., where they will face Minnesota, Auburn, No. 11 California, Oregon State and Cal Poly.

New Mexico State Aggies (14-3, 0-0 WAC)
The Aggies went 4-1 at the UTEP Invitational to pick up the program’s 700th victory, with wins over Cal State Northridge (10-0), Samford (8-0), Northern Colorado (8-2) and San Jose State (14-1), and a loss to host UTEP (12-7) ... Tiare Jennings hit .529 with five homers and 18 RBI ... Kim Watson picked up three run-rule victories, giving up just one run for a 0.47 ERA. She fanned 14 and only gave up two walks in 15.0 innings ... Watson has 50 wins on her career, good for third place all-time at NMSU ... The Aggies play in the Diamond Devil Invitational, hosted by reigning national champion Arizona State, this week. NMSU faces Northern Colorado, South Alabama, No. 8 Arizona State, Southern Utah and Utah State.

San Jose State Spartans (3-7, 0-0 WAC)

The Spartans went 1-4 at the UTEP Invitational last weekend, defeating Northern Colorado (3-0) and falling to Cal State Northridge (7-4), New Mexico State (14-1), UTEP (2-1) and Samford (6-1) ... Brittany McConnell was 3-for-4 (.750) with a .800 on-base percentage and 1.750 slugging percentage ... Amanda Pridmore picked up her third win of the season against the Bears and had 15 strikeouts in 16.1 innings of work on the week ... McConnell set the San Jose State career mark for RBI (119) and tied the career mark of 27 on a three-run homer in the loss to CSUN ... The Spartans host Boston University for a doubleheader on Friday, before playing single games against Sacramento State and Boston U. on Saturday.

Utah State Aggies (3-7, 0-0 WAC)

The Aggies were idle last week, having last played on Valentine’s Day ... Utah State is 0-6 against ranked teams this season, facing six ranked teams in 10 games ... Megan McDonald is the Aggies’ leading hitter with a .296 batting average ... Newcomer Kate Greenough is the leader in the circle with a 2-2 record and a 4.04 ERA ... The Aggies have seven home runs this season, including three by catcher Simone Hubbard ... USU competes in the Diamond Devil Invitational, hosted by reigning national champion Arizona State, where it will face Southern Utah, No. 8 Arizona State, South Alabama and New Mexico State.

Softball
WAC
Overall
Grand Canyon
12-3
27-21
New Mexico State
10-4
31-23
Kansas City
7-8
20-36
Seattle U
6-9
18-34
Utah Valley
5-9
18-42
Bakersfield
4-11
15-40-1
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