March 23, 2013
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Utah State softball dropped its final two games on Saturday against San Jose State in a three-game weekend series. USU fell 8-0 in six innings to open Saturday's action, while SJSU rode the momentum gained in the first game of the day to defeat the Aggies, 4-1 in the series finale.
In the opening game of the day the Spartans scored six unanswered runs through four innings of action. Utah State failed to gain any offensive traction against the home team's starting pitcher Amanda Pridmore.
San Jose State plated two more runs in the bottom of the sixth to finalize the games score, 8-0 through six innings. Taking the loss for Utah State was freshman pitcher Noelle Johnson, who falls to 2-8 this season.
In the final game of the day, Pridmore once again limited what USU was able to do at the plate, leading her team to a, 4-1, series finale victory.
The Aggies single-run was produced when junior infielder Allison Lenzora legged out a single and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt from freshman infielder Sarah Chow. Lenzora came in to score as junior outfielder Kassandra Uchida drove a line drive into left-centerfield for a double. Utah State scattered five hits in the loss with no player able to capture more than one hit.
Pridmore captured her third win of the weekend, while Utah State starting pitcher senior Mandy Harmon was charged with the loss and is now 1-16 on the year. USU is now 5-25 overall this season and 0-3 to start its eighth and final season in the Western Athletic Conference, while San Jose State is now 22-10 on the year and 3-0 in conference play.
Utah State will next be in action on Friday, March 29 as it continues WAC action with
a match-up with New Mexico State. It will be USU's season opener as its scheduled home opener against Utah was postponed due to rain.
Utah State Softball Splits ...
Utah State softball opened its weekend of competition at the DeMarini Desert Classic Friday,...02/17/2017
Aggie Softball Playing in ...
Utah State softball (4-1) returns to preseason tournament action at the DeMarini Desert Classic...02/16/2017
Tournament Notes: USU...
Utah State softball (4-1) continues its 2017 season in Las Vegas, Nev., this weekend with five...02/15/2017
USU Softball Weekend Ends...
Utah State softball ended play at the Easton Invitational Sunday, concluding the opening weekend ...02/12/2017
Utah State Softball Remains...
Utah State softball continued its strong weekend performance at the Easton Invitational Saturday,...02/12/2017
USU Softball Sweeps Opening...
Utah State softball got its 2017 season underway Friday, opening play at the Easton Invitational ...02/10/2017
Utah State Softball Begins ...
Utah State softball is set to make its 2017 debut on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Easton Invitational,...02/09/2017
Game Notes: Utah State...
Utah State softball is set to open its 2017 season this weekend with five games at the Easton...02/08/2017
Official Aggie Gear