April 3, 2014
TURLOCK, Calif. - The Western Washington University softball team battled back from a five-run deficit to tie only to fall 6-5 on a unearned run in the seventh to Sonoma State University in a non-conference women's softball game Thursday at Warrior Field on the campus of Cal State Stanslaus.
WWU had a season-best six-game victory streak snapped, falling to 17-9. SSU improved to 24-11 with its seventh straight triumph. Hayley Condon driving in the winning run with a two-out double to left field.
The Seawolves took a 5-0 lead, scoring all five runs in the bottom of the first inning. The big blow was a three-run double by Amanda Rosetta.
WWU's Alexie Levin (So., Everett) hit a leadoff home run in the second, her team-high eighth of the season. With the season just over halfway completed, she is just one short of the school record of nine set by Megan Flem in 2007.
The Vikings tied the game at 5-5 with four runs in the third. Levin had a two-out, two-run single following a sacrifice fly by Haylee Baker (Sr., Poulsbo/Bainbridge). Kali Patterson (Fr., Bonney Lake) doubled in the other run.
WWU pitcher Shayna Adelstein (Fr., Tucson, AZ/Marana Mountain View) (1-3), who entered the game with one out in the first inning, retired 18 of the last 22 SSU batters she faced.
Getting the win was SSU's Amanda Llerena, who went the distance to put her record at 15-7.
Autumn Isaacson (Jr., Lake Stevens) was 3-for-4 for the Vikings, continuing her streak of reaching base in every game this season.
This weekend, the Vikings compete in the 13th Annual Tournament of Champions.They play three games Friday, meeting Azusa Pacific at 10 a.m., host Cal State Stanislaus at 1:15 p.m. and Cal State Dominguez Hills at 8 p.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