The Spartans used a 10-run third inning against Idaho State and came-from-behind against South Dakota.
The Spartans went 4-1 last week and at 9.2 runs per game rank 12th in the nation.
Caroline Bowman tossed a three-hit five inning victory over Purdue in game two on Friday.
Desiree Severance pitched 3.2 inning of relief to earn the win.
Spartans lost to #5 UCLA and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday in the Los Angeles Regional of the 2017 NCAA Divsion I Sofball Championship.
|Academic All-Mountain West|
2017: Made 12 starts in 32 total appearances…earned four starts in the outfield and eight at designated player…batted .282 (11-for-39) with 10 runs and seven RBIs…her best game came vs. Princeton (3/23) when she went 2-for-3, scored twice and drove in four on a double and a three-run home run…other multi-RBI game came against UC Riverside (2/11) when she drove in two on a triple…longest hitting streak was three games…twice scored two runs in a game – vs. UC Riverside and Princeton…multi-hit games came against Portland State (2/24), vs. Princeton & at San Diego State (4/2)…stole a base against Southern Utah (2/17)…hit .346 (9-for-26) with runners on and .385 with runners in scroing position (5-for-13)...was successful advancing runners at a .429 clip (12-for-28)...finished with an on base percentage of .333 and a slugging percentage of .436…had five putouts, including a game-high two vs. Western Michigan (2/9). (Game-by-Game Stats)
2016: Appeared in 10 games, in nine as a pinch running specialist and in one as a pinch hitter...scored three runs - versus Tennessee (2/13), Portland State (2/20) and UTEP (2/20)...lone at bat came against Virginia (2/13). (Game-by-Game Stats)
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of Placer High School in Auburn, Calif…a four-year letterwinner (coach Aaron Rubio)…38th Annual Optimist High School Softball All-Star Game MVP…a four-time All-Pioneer Valley League honoree, including first-team selection as a sophomore, junior and senior…two-time team defensive MVP selection and earned offensive MVP… 2015 Sacramento Bee All-Metro team.
KAELIN: Majoring in psychology...plans to pursue a career in sport psychology…played club ball for the NorCal Firecrackers…the daughter of Candace Forsberg and Dan Amrein...Kaelin Marie Amrein is a native of Roseburg, Oregon.