The redshirt sophomore was rewarded for her career-best, nine-strikeout, 1-0 shutout of No. 6 Washington.
Fresno State is boosted by 1-0 shutouts from sophomores Jill Compton & Kiley Shae Aldridge.
Fresno State faces three NCAA Tournament returnees among its five opening weekend tilts.
Fresno State softball is sponsoring Strikeout Cancer this weekend against Boise State.
Fresno State plays a doubleheader Wednesday vs. UNLV and a three-game series over Friday and Saturday vs. Utah State
Last updated on June 5, 2014
Fresno State Accolades
2014 Mountain West Conference Player of the Week (3/11/14)
2014 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Team's lone left-hander, was counted on for two starts and five relief appearances in her first season back after missing the 2013 campaign ... won MW Pitcher of the Week honors with her three-hit shutout vs. No. 6 Washington in the Judi Garmin Classic ... in that effort, she struck out a career-high nine hitters - six more than her previous best ... opened season with three-strikeout effort in her 4.1-inning relief appearance vs. No. 8 Oregon ... also appeared in relief against two other WCWS returnees - No. 7 Arizona State and No. 2 Tennessee ... among her seven appearances, five came vs. non-conference action and one in MW play vs. Boise State ... ended season with 2.17 ERA - second-best on squad and just behind All-MW choice Jill Compton (2.16) ... her .282 opposing batting average was one of four Bulldog pitchers with sub-.300 marks ... altogether, struck out 13 batters in 19 innings - the team's second-best K/ 7 inning ratio (4.79) ... defensively, had a 1.000 fielding mark with seven catches, two putouts, five assists and no errors.
2013 (SOPHOMORE): Suffered a knee injury prior to the season and did not play.
2012 (FRESHMAN: Made seven appearances in the circle and started three games ... finished season with a 1-2 record, 7.00 ERA, 10 strikeouts and eight walks in 9.0 innings of work ... recorded her first career save year against BYU, throwing 2.0 scoreless innings with three strikeouts and no walks in the second game of a doubleheader on March 30 ... picked up her first win of the year in relief vs. UC Riverside on Feb. 11 when she entered a tied game in the sixth inning, and did not allow a hit or a run ... her three starts on the year came against Charlotte, No. 10 Louisiana-Lafayette and UNLV.
PRIOR TO FRESNO STATE: Enrolled at Arizona in the fall of 2011, but transferred to Fresno State for the spring 2012 semester.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-time letterwinner under coach Doug Meeder at Cabrillo High School ... a first-team all-league and all-area utility player as a senior ... honored as the player of the week in north Santa Barbara her senior and junior years ... pitched a perfect game in 2008 ... attended Adidas Future Camp in 2008 and 2009 ... attended OnDeck Top 64 West Coast Camp in 2008 ... a six-time scholar-athlete award winner ... a member of the National Honor Society in 2009 ... did not pitch her senior year due to tendonitis in her finger ... played two years of volleyball and basketball in high school.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Diana and Dan Aldridge ... has an older sister, Casey, and a younger sister, Tancy ... both parents graduated from Fresno State ... in her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, watching TV, hiking and playing volleyball ... majoring in mass communications ... would like to work for a TV network one day.
Putouts: 1 - vs. #8 Oregon (2/7/14); vs. #6 Washington (3/9/14); vs. Nevada (4/26/15)
Assists: 2 - vs. #8 Oregon (2/7/14); vs. Cal Poly (3/15/14)
Innings pitched: 7.0 - vs. #6 Washington (3/9/14)
Strikeouts: 9 - vs #6 Washington (3/9/14)
Favorite hobbies: hiking, watching tv, reading
Something most people would be surprised to know about me: I have the loudest sneezes ever
Intended career profession: Sports broadcaster
Favorite place i'd like to travel to: London, England
Favorite place to take visitors in Fresno: Doghouse
Favorite entree/ dish: Spaghetti
Favorite ice cream: Red velvet
Favorite Singer/ Band: 3 way tie: Tim McGraw, Pink, Eminem
Favorite Song: Landslide by Stevie Nicks
Favorite movie: She's the Man
First CD I Owned: NOW 4
Favorite TV Drama: Law and Order SVU
Favorite TV Comedy: Big Bang Theory
I chose Fresno State Because: The history of the program, Coach Wright
Your Biggest Fan: My dad
Favorite Coach Ford Saying: Trust the Process
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