Strong pitching and defense propel BYU past Utah State.
Aggies fall, 5-4 in Red Desert Classic Finale.
USU concludes Red Desert Classic action on Sunday against South Dakota.
The Aggies will continue with Red Desert Classic Action with Saturday doubleheader.
Aggies prepared to open season at Red Desert Classic.
USU vs Fresno, 05/02/14
Utah State University Softball, 04/15/14
Utah State Softball vs. Texas State
Utah State Softball vs. Idaho State
Utah State Softball vs. BYU
2014 (So.): Saw action in 25 games, making 10 starts... Batted .222 with eight hits in 36 at bats... All eight hits came in six-straight games from March 9 to March 15... Hit two home runs on the year against Portland State (March 14) and Monmouth (March 15)... Had four runs, 10 RBI and four walks on the year... Had 71 putouts on the season, highlighted by a career-best 12 against Southern Utah (March 25)... Ended the season with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.
2013 (Fr.): Appeared in 17 games, starting seven, including three at first base, three as a designated player and one at third base… Had one double and one run scored... Recorded four hits in 28 at bats for a .143 batting average… Put out 21 runners, including a season-high nine against BYU (April 10)… Ended the season with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage.
High School: A right-handed first baseman who posted a .375 batting average as well as a .524 on-base percentage and a .625 slugging percentage while playing for Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, Calif... A three-time letterwinner... Maintained a 3.8 GPA.
Personal: Daughter of Walt and Angela Pederson... First name is Elizabeth... Has two brothers, Dylan and Brandon... Majoring in family, consumer and human development.