Ashley Palmer
Ashley Palmer


Peoria, Ariz.

High School:
Desert Mountain HS




McCray's Homer Highlights Dramatic 7-6 Win

Brittany McCray tied the game with a two-run home run in the seventh before Tara Glover ended it


Kreiger, Broncos Thwart Spartan Comeback

Jordan Kreiger's first home run since the season opener provided just enough insurance for Rebecca Patton's 19th win


Palmer Named MW Player of the Week

Ashley Palmer earned her first MW weekly award after helping the Broncos to a series win against Fresno State


Broncos Split on Season's First Day

Boise State earned its first win against a Pac-12 school in the season opener


Weir's Grand Performance Gives Broncos 9-7 Win

Makenna Weir hit the eighth grand slam in school history to lift the Broncos to victory


Boise State vs San Jose State Game 3 Highlights

Boise State defeated San Jose State 7-6 in walk-off fashion Saturday, April 19, to claim the series. Brittany McCray's two-run home run in the seventh inning tied the game before Tara Glover's double drove in the game-winning run. Ashley Palmer tied the school record with four hits, going 4-for-4.


Boise State vs San Jose State Game 2 Highlights

San Jose State scored six runs in the sixth inning on its way to an 11-5 win against Boise State, evening the conference series. Tara Glover had three hits and Lindsey Nicholson added two more plus a spectacular defensive play.


Boise State vs. San Jose State Game 1 Highlights

Boise State jumped out to a 5-1 lead after the first inning and used a sixth-inning home run from Jordan Kreiger to weather a late storm and hang on 7-6 against San Jose State Thursday, in the series opener. Rebecca Patton earned her 19th win in complete-game fashion. Ashley Palmer also homered for the Broncos.


Boise State vs UNLV Game 2 Highlights

Boise State scored six unanswered runs and got five innings of shutout relief from Rebecca Patton to defeat UNLV 8-7, Saturday and tie the series.


Bronco Weekly: Softball (March 28)

Boise State head coach Erin Thorpe and sophomore Ashley Palmer talk about the series win against Fresno State during first week of conference play and preview the first road series at Colorado State.


2013 Softball

Photos from the 2013 season

Freshman (2013): Appeared in 36 games with 29 starts, all at designated player...started season opener...batted .212 with 18 hits, including three doubles and three home runs...drove in nine runs and scored seven times...became first Bronco to hit a home run for her first-career hit with a two-run shot against Northwestern (Feb. 9); Sarah Barnes matched the feat two pitches later as the classmates went back-to-back...hit the first home run in Dona Larsen Park history in the bottom of the seventh inning to force extra innings against Utah State (March 15), came as part of lone multi-hit game of the year...hit a two-run double at San Diego (March 2)...scored twice in series finale at New Mexico (April 7)...saw time at first base in the late innings of two games...Academic All-MW.

High School: Two-year letterwinner at Desert Mountain under head coach Rick Sharp...NFCA All-America Second Team and All-West Region First Team as a senior...first Boise State incoming freshman with high school All-America honors...in final prep season broke school records for home runs (12) and RBI (61)...batted .461 with 53 hits in 34 games...guided Desert Mountain to a 25-9 record and second-consecutive runner-up finish in conference...first-team all-league, all-region and all-state...as a junior led Wolves to a 24-7 record and an appearance in the fourth round of the AIA 5A Division II State Tournament...hit .421 with 40 hits in 31 games (29 starts)...led team with six home runs and 42 RBI...8-1 as a pitcher with a 1.85 ERA and a .178 batting average against...tossed third no-hitter in school history...earned first-team all-league and all-region and second-team all-state honors...offensive MVP both seasons at Desert Mountain...lettered as a freshman and sophomore at Mountain Ridge High School under head coach Shane Hess...at Mountain Ridge hit .385 as a freshman with five home runs and had 29 RBI...also pitched to a 19-8 record with a 2.00 ERA and 165 strikeouts...named first-team all-league and all-region, and team offensive MVP...hit .350 and was 7-1 in the circle in 12 games during an abbreviated sophomore season...played travel ball with Hotshots Gold and coach Keith Householder for five years...bats and throws right...plans to study health science studies.