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.
WWU Softball 2018 Season in Review
Junior Shearyna Labasan highlights season as First Team All-GNAC selection
Shearyna Labasan Named NFCA All-West Region
Labasan was selected to the team as Utility-Pitcher after strong junior season
Three Vikings Named to GNAC Softball All-Academic Team
Kylisa Hull, Anna Kasner and Morgan VanRiper named All-GNAC Academic
Amy Suiter Steps Down as WWU Softball Head Coach
Suiter led WWU for eight seasons from 2011-2018 and leaves with 2nd-most wins in program history
Shearyna Labasan Named First Team All-GNAC Softball
Senior Carlie Richards earns honorable mention All-GNAC for second consecutive season
Softball Ends Season Being Swept at Western Oregon
WWU drops 11-10 slugfest in the first game, ends season with 11-2 loss in the nightcap
Vikings Sweep GNAC Doubleheader at Concordia
Shearyna Labasan goes 5-for-7 and allows one unearned run in 5.0 innings pitching
Softball Closes Out 2018 Season With Oregon Road Trip
Vikings will play at Concordia on Saturday and Western Oregon on Sunday
Vikings Split Doubleheader at Central Washington
WWU wins game one 3-1, falls in no-hitter 8-0 in nightcap
Softball Endures Pair of One-Run Losses at Saint Martin's
WWU lets lead slip away in pair of close defeats in GNAC play
Vikings Fall to MSUB 4-1 in GNAC Play
Rylie Wales goes 1-for-2 with a Sac Fly to extend hitting streak
Softball Takes to the Road for Five GNAC Games
WWU returns to action Friday night vs. Montana State Billings in Portland
Softball Adds Game Friday vs. MSUB in Portland
Game will serve as makeup contest from snowed out March 31 game in Billings
Softball Drops a Pair of One-Run Games to Saint Martin's
Vikings close out home schedule with close games vs. Saint Martin's in GNAC play
Vikings Earn Split vs. CWU With Solid Performance
WWU falls 5-3 in extra innings in the first game vs. CWU, rebounds with 8-0 win in the nightcap