March 14, 2004
RENO, Nev. - Utah State's Haven Vance led off the sixth inning with a solo home run to lead Utah State's softball team to a 2-0 victory against St. Mary's on the final day of the Nevada Tournament here Sunday.
The Aggies' softball team closed the three-day Nevada Tournament with a split defeating St. Mary's 2-0 and losing to Nevada 11-1 on the final day USU finished the tournament with a 2-4 record, going 2-1 against St. Mary's and 0-3 against host Nevada.
Vance broke open a scoreless game with her solo shot in the Aggies' last at bat. The Aggies then added an insurance run later in the inning on Candice Hatch's sacrifice fly to centerfield which scored Lauren Guzman.
Leslie Higley pitched USU to the win, throwing a one-hitter and walking just two while going the distance.
USU capped the tournament with an 11-1 loss to Nevada. The Wolfpack broke the game open early scoring three runs in the first and sixth in the second en route to the victory.
USU pounded out seven hits, but committed three errors, while allowing eight Nevada hits. Guzman and Hatch each went two of two at the plate, but USU scored just one run in the third inning as Vance doubled to lead off the inning and was advanced home by a Hatch single.
USU will play a doubleheader at Southern Utah on Tuesday.
UTAH STATE 2, ST. MARY'S 0
SMC 000 000 0 - 0 1 1
USU 000 002 X - 2 4 0
Eaton and Papailias. Higley and Hatch. W - Higley. L - Eaton. LOB - SMC 3, USU 4. HR - Vance (USU)
NEVADA 11, UTAH STATE 1
USU 001 00 - 1 7 3
UN 361 1 X - 11 8 0
Garnett, Bruins (2) and Hatch. Hoeft and Mackey. W - Hoeft. L - Garnett. LOB - USU 5, UN 4. HR - Mueller (UN)
Utah State Softball 2017...
Utah State softball concluded the 2017 season with a 33-18 overall record, while going 14-9 in...06/16/2017
Utah State Softball Ends...
Fighting off bad weather and struggling to find its offensive power, Utah State softball ended...05/17/2017
Three Aggie Softball...
Three Utah State softball players have earned all-Mountain West accolades, announced by the...05/17/2017
USU Softball Opens...
Utah State softball put an emphatic end on its five-game losing streak Tuesday, as it opened the ...05/16/2017
Utah State Softball Begins ...
Utah State softball (32-16, 14-9 MW) continues its season this week in the first round of the...05/15/2017
Utah State Softball Accepts...
Making its first postseason appearance since 1993, Utah State softball has accepted an invitation...05/14/2017
Senior Class Proud of the...
Sydney Hart, Paxton Provost and Victoria Saucedo have played their full four years as Aggies,...05/11/2017
Utah State Softball Ends...
In the final game of the 2017 regular season, Utah State softball dropped a 4-1 road decision at ...05/09/2017
Official Aggie Gear