Utah faces road tests at Southern Utah and Stanford.
Utes take on Sun Devils in twin bill.
Utes win second straight Pac-12 home series.
Utes earned a 5-4 walk-off victory over the Sun Devils last night.
Utes have three straight Pac-12 games at home.
Nieto Notes: Has thrown in four games during rookie campaing, including a start against Seattle (2/15) ... has all of the tools to succeed at the next level ... her fundamentals are right on ... will be able to learn and grow so much as a pitcher because of the solid base she has built ... can swing the bat well, too.
2013: Has been on the mound four times, including first career start against Seattle (2/15) where she went 2.0 innings and allowed four earned runs on eigth hits ... made career debut against Seattle (2/9), yielding one hit in 0.2 innings ... threw 2.2 innings and allowed only one earned run on three hits versus Arkansas (2/10) ... gave up just one hit on three hits with two strikeouts against Idaho State (2/15).
High School/Travel Ball: Currently boasts a career 0.48 ERA after three seasons at Mercy High School for coach Eddy Ketelhut ... also has a .480 batting average and 15 home runs over her career ... holds the Michigan high school state record and is third all-time nationally for strikeouts in a single game (behind record-holder Lisa Fernandez) - 41 in a 21-inning game ... named to all-state, all-region, all-district and all-Catholic League teams each of the last two seasons ... selected to the Detroit Free Press Dream Team in 2010 and 2011 ... Oakland Press June 2010 Athlete of the Month ... has been a member of state championship teams at every age level ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Dominic and Kelly Nieto ... father played hockey at Kent State and mother was named Miss Michigan in 1985 and was the third runner-up at Miss American in 1986 ... has four siblings ... intends to major in Behavioral Sciences and attend law school.