Feb. 7, 2014
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Western Washington University third baseman Amanda Flores (Sr., Ferndale) tied a school record with two home runs as the Vikings set a school mark with 32 total bases in a 17-7 win over Black Hills State University on Friday at the Montana State Billings Desert Stinger Softball Tournament being held at Majestic Park.
The Vikings, who lost 10-5 to Cal State Dominguez Hills (4-2) in their tourney opener, are 4-2. Against BHSU, they scored four runs in the top of the second inning, one in the fourth and six each in the sixth and seventh.
Flores was 3-for-3, driving in four runs and scoring two. She hit a solo home run in the second and a two-run shot in the seventh, both over the center field fence. Flores also had a run-scoring single in the fourth and walked twice.
Outfielder Alexie Levin (So., Everett) and Emma Blauser (So., Maple Valley/Tahoma) each had five runs batted in, two runs scored and three hits. Levin hit a three-run homer in the seventh and Blauser a two-run blow in the second.
Freshman pitcher Aspen Ison (Fr., Gig Harbor/Peninsula) got the win (2-1), allowing three earned runs in five innings.
Walley hit a pinch-hit, two-run homer for the Vikings in the seventh against CSUDH.
WWU scored single runs in the second on an error, in the third on a run-scoring double by Levin and in the fourth when Isaacson got one of her three hits and eventually reached home on a wild pitch.
On the day, Isaacson was 5-for-8, Levin 4-for-7, Blauser 4-for-8 and Bennett 4-for-9.
On Saturday, WWU plays Colorado Mines (11:30 a.m.) and Adams State (4:30 p.m.), and on Sunday the Vikings meet Colorado State Pueblo (11:30 a.m.).
Softball Opens Fall Season This Weekend
Defending GNAC tournament champions host Edmonds Community College Sunday at Viking Field
WWU Softball Adds Eight Players for 2018 Season
The Vikings begin the 2018 season Feb. 2-4 at the Desert Stinger in Las Vegas, Nev.
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