Feb. 2, 2014
SAND ISLAND, Hawaii - Jenna DeRosier (Sr., Kelso) gave up just two runs in pitching a complete game and third baseman Emma Blauser (So., Federal Way) highlighted a five-run, third-inning rally with a two-run single as Western Washington University won 6-2 over University of Hawaii Hilo in the opening game of a non-conference doubleheader Sunday at Sand Island Field.
The Vikings lost the nightcap, 9-4, putting their overall record at 3-1. The games were the first of the season for UHH.
DeRosier, 2-0, scattered seven hits in the first game, allowing single runs in the first and fifth innings. She struck out three and walked two.
The third inning outburst broke a 1-1 tie.
The Vikings' Autumn Isaacson (Jr., Lake Stevens) had three hits in the contest, while Kaleigh Keating (Sr., Salinas, CA/Notre Dame Salinas), Blauser and Haylee Baker (Sr., Poulsbo/Bainbridge) each had two.
In the second game, UHH took a 9-0 lead, scoring five runs in the first and four in the third.
WWU, which had 12 hits, plated three runs in the third, two on a single by Kali Patterson (Fr., Bonney Lake). The Vikings also scored a run in the fourth.
Baker had three hits, and Keating, Patterson and Jordan Walley (So., Maple Valley/Tahoma) two each.
Baker finished 5-for-6 on the day.
WWU completes its eight-game Hawaiian road trip with doubleheaders against Hawaii Pacific on Monday and Chaminade on Tuesday.
Softball 2017 Season in Review
Vikings win GNAC Tournament to Return to NCAA II Championships
Kasner and Labasan Earn All-Region Honors
Freshman Anna Kasner (Pitcher) and sophomore Shearyna Labasan (Utility) named All-West Region
Historic Softball Season Comes To An End
Vikings late comeback vs. Sonoma State ends up short in 6-4 loss in elimination game
Vikings Fall to Dixie State 5-0
WWU will play Sonoma State or Cal State Monterey Bay this afternoon at 4 pm in an elimination game
Vikings Rally for 5-3 Win Over Monterey Bay
WWU opens NCAA Regional play with comeback win to continue late-season surge
Three Vikings Named NFCA All-West Region
Carlie Richards (1st Team), Emily Benson (2nd Team) and Makinlee Sellevold (2nd Team) earn all-region honors
Vikings Set for NCAA II Softball Championships
WWU will face No. 1 West Region seed Cal State Monterey Bay Thursday to open tournament play
Softball Set For NCAA II Regional Trip to Monterey
Vikings are the No. 8 seed in the NCAA II West Regional and will open vs. top-seeded Cal State Monterey Bay
Softball Claims 2017 GNAC Championship
Freshman Anna Kasner fires 2-hit shutout to earn GNAC Tournament MVP honors
Vikings Advance to GNAC Title Game
WWU wins 10th straight game with Kali Patterson hitting walk-off double in bottom of 8th inning
GNAC Softball Tournament Schedule Changes
WWU will now play Saturday at 10 am vs. winner of CWU-WOU game
Vikings Open GNAC Tourney With Walk-Off Win
WWU extends winning streak to 9 consecutive games with 5-4 win over Saint Martin’s
Vikings Open Quest for GNAC Tournament Title
WWU heads into the GNAC Championships with a current 8-game winning streak
GNAC Tournament Opener Changed to 11 am
WWU will play Saint Martin's at 11 am in the opener of the 2017 GNAC Softball Championships
Five Vikings Named All-GNAC, Kasner Nets Awards
Anna Kasner named GNAC Co-Pitcher of the Year and GNAC Co-Freshman of the Year