Utah faces road tests at Southern Utah and Stanford.
Utes take on Sun Devils in twin bill.
Utes have three straight Pac-12 games at home.
Utes down Oregon State, 11-2.
Sophomore left fielder Kate Dickman drives in a pair.
Pacheco Notes: Has started six games behind the plate ... hitting .462 with three extra-base hits and two RBI ... has a lively arm and can throw anyone out in the country ... very vocal behind the plate and brings a sense of fun to the game ... enthusiastic to learn more.
2013: Has started four of the last five games behind the plate for the Utes and six total ... hitting .462 with two RBI on six hits (two doubles and a triple) ... went 3-for-3, her first career hits, with a triple for two RBI, her first career runs driven in, and also scored a run against Idaho State (2/15) ... hit a double against Seattle (2/15) ... had two hits in two at-bats, including a double, with two runs scored at UNLV (2/17).
High School/Travel Ball: Played on varsity team at Union for four years under coach Freddy Cabinillas ... first-team all-region selection each of the last two seasons ... chosen to second-team all-region team as a freshman ... a three-year varsity letterwinner as an outside hitter on the volleyball team, also served as team captain and was named MVP ... member of National Honor Society ... earned Academic Excellence award ... played travel ball with Arizona Hotshots 18U Gold, which took first place at the Western National Championships in 2008
Personal: Daughter of Trinidad Palacios and Veronica Pacheco ... intends to major in Psychology at Utah and pursue counseling and therapy as a profession.