Brazil socks pair of homers, and Solomon drills grand slam to keep `Dogs in MW lead.
Back-to-back Fresno State homers spur game 2 win; eighth-inning UNLV solo homer decides opener.
Fresno State sweeps series with Utah State thanks to seventh-inning comeback.
Fresno State scores in four of the five innings behind Hannah Harris' first shutout of the year.
The `Dogs swipe a season-high seven stolen bases en route to their seventh shutout of the year.
Senior Day - May 4, 2014 (vs. CSU) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.
Photo Gallery at St. Mary's (4/16/14) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.
Softball v. Pacific (03-14-14) - By Keith Kountz
Fresno Softball Action Pictures, October 2013. Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.
2014 (JUNIOR): Started 50 of the team's' 52 games on the year in right field ... ranked top 10 in the MW in triples (fifth, 3), and stood second on squad in triples (3) and RBI (34), and third in runs (32), homers (6), doubles (6), walks (19), total bases (68) and multi-RBI games (8) ... homered twice vs. Sacramento State in 5-1 win, and also cleared fences vs. New Mexico State, Boise State, UNLV and Colorado State ... her four game-winning RBI on the year came vs. No. 14 Nebraska, UC Riverside, Utah State (twice) ... her seven multi-hit games came vs. UC Riverside (3-for-4), Sacramento State (2-for-4), Virginia (2-for-5), New Mexico State (2-for-2), Boise State (2-for-5, 2-for-4), Utah State (2-for-4) ... her seven-game hitting streak came vs. Boise State, Utah State and New Mexico, then reached the next two games vs. UNM for a season-high nine-game reached base streak ... defensively, logged a .984 fielding mark with 58 putouts, two assists and one error.
2013 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 54 games in right field ... stood 95th nationally and fifth in MW in triples (3) ... also and ranked top 10 in conference in RBI (fifth, 38) and stolen bases (eighth, 9) ... topped team in doubles (11), RBI (38) and multi-RBI games (11), and ranked second in home runs (6) and multi-hit games (15) ... overall hit .276 on the season with 50 hits, three triples, six walks and two sacrifice hits ... recorded two grand slams on the season, first against Utah State and another against UNLV ... recorded a season-best three hits against Cal Poly and Iowa State ... recorded a career-best five RBI against Utah State ... scored three runs against St. Mary's ... had 48 putouts and five assists from the outfield.
2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in 46 games and made 36 starts (19 in right field, 15 at third base, one in left field and one as the designated player) ... one of only two players on the team to start a game at four different positions ... hit .229 on the year ... 12 of her 22 hits went for extra bases, as she had eight doubles and four home runs ... scored 16 runs and drove in 18 ... had 19 walks against 14 strikeouts in 96 at-bats ...had a .438 slugging percentage and a .368 on-base percentage ... had two multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games ... hit safely in five-straight games from March 10-13 ... hit her first career home run on Feb. 23 against Iowa State in the Cathedral City Classic ... hit a home run and a double in the second game of a doubleheader vs. UNLV, April 4, when she was 2-for-3 with two RBI.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity player ... 2010 All-CIF Southern Section second-team ... 2010 all-area second-team ... three-time All-Citrus Belt League ... three-time league champions ... two-time CIF semifinalist ... led the Terriers to back-to-back undefeated seasons in league play as a freshman and sophomore ... helped Redlands to a 71-20 record the last three years ... in prep career she batted .417 (105-for-252) with 69 runs, 67 RBI, 17 doubles, nine triples, seven home runs, 161 total bases, a .639 slugging percentage and 28-for-31 in stolen base attempts ... in the school's career record books, she ranks among the top five in stolen bases (No. 2), runs (No. 3), hits (No. 4), home runs (No. 4) and RBI (No. 4) ... as a junior, she batted .464 (45-for-97) with 33 runs, 38 RBI, 12 doubles, two triples, three home runs, 70 total bases, had a .722 slugging percentage and was 20-for-22 in stolen bases ... set single-season school record in runs and stolen bases while tying the school's season mark in hits ... tied for second in RBIs ... as a sophomore, she hit .395 (34-for-86) with 20 runs, 20 RBI, three doubles, six triples, three home runs, 58 total bases, posted a .674 slugging percentage and stole four bases ... on the ASA level, she helped the Corona Angels to runner-up finishes at the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championships and the ASA Champions Cup.
PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 25, 1993 in Escondido, Calif. ... daughter of Stephanie and Daniel Solomon ... has three younger brothers, Tommy, Wade and Nolan ... is studying kinesiology at Fresno State ... enjoys watching movies ... lists Jorge Posada as her favorite athlete because she used to catch when she was younger and wanted to be a switch hitter ... most admires her mom because "she'll always be my No. 1 fan" and her father because "he taught me everything I know" ... chose Fresno State because she wanted to win.
Michelle Solomon's Career Stats