The Broncos scored six runs in the first inning and cruised to victory
All 19 of Boise State's sports were represented
Broncos end season with a win for the first time
Boise State's three home runs were not enough as Nevada scored five times in extras
Makenna Weir stayed hot at the plate with a three-run double in the third
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 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 defeated Fresno State March 21, in a thrilling 10-inning game. The Broncos scored the last three runs of the game, including the game winner on a bases-loaded squeeze bunt in the 10th inning.
Boise State hit three home runs Friday, against Nevada but the Wolf Pack scored twice in the seventh to force extra innings and five times in the eighth to win 8-5.
Boise State scored 10 times in the first three innings en route to a 10-2 win in five innings against Nevada, May 9, to open the series. Makenna Weir's bases-loaded double in the third broke the game open.
Photos from the 2013 season
Freshman (2013): Appeared in 49 games with 48 starts, coming at five different positions...started 19 games at catcher, 13 at third base, seven at second base, seven at designated player and two in left field...started the season opener at second base...led the team with 11 doubles, a Boise State freshman record and third-most in a single season...also ranked in the top five on the team in batting average (.296, fourth), slugging percentage (.458, fourth), on-base percentage (.405, third), runs (27, third), hits (42, fourth), RBI (31, second), home runs (four, fifth), walks (24, second), steals (two, fourth) and total bases (65, fourth)...24 walks rank fifth in single-season history and helped her reach base safely in 40 of 49 games played...tied school record with six RBI at UNLV (May 4), including two-out, game-winning grand slam in the sixth...earned NFCA Honorable Mention National Player of the Week accolades after weekend at UNLV; went 4-for-9 with two doubles, one home run, six RBI, four runs scored and three walks...team-best 11-game hitting streak (March 9-24)...drove in 10 runs in the final five games...saw time behind the plate in 21 games, had not played position since age 14...threw out seven would-be base stealers from catcher position (opponents 15-for-22)...while catcher her offensive numbers spiked, batted .429 with a .525 on-base percentage and slugged .653...hit .500 with bases loaded, including eighth grand slam in school history...first-career home run came in a 3-for-3 performance at San Diego (March 2), adding a double, three RBI and two runs scored in a 5-3 win...eight multi-hit games, including two three-hit performances...eight multi-RBI games...started in eight different places in the batting order (all but No. 3)...Academic All-MW...MW Scholar-Athlete.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Woodinville, a three-year high school, under head coach Mark Leander...three-year starter at shortstop...led Falcons to WIAA 4A state title as a senior with a perfect 26-0 record...team finished ranked No. 7 in MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Softball Rankings...finished high school career 61-4 with three league championships and one state title...team finished third at state as a junior...named first-team All-KingCo 4A all three seasons...twice earned Woodinville Golden Glove Award...two-year team captain...high school teammate of current Bronco Katie Engelbrecht...played five years for Absolute Blast on summer travel ball circuit...Absolute Blast is coached by Eric Bolstad and Weir's father, Jim, and has produced fellow Broncos Engelbrecht, Lindsey Nicholson and Madison Foster...bats and throws right-handed...plans to study social science...father spent three seasons in the San Francisco Giants minor league system.