Junior pitcher walked one and struck out four in first victory of season
Ali Lowe was 2-for-3 for Villanova in final game of weekend
Villanova outhit Cardinals, 4-3, in first game of weekend series
Cardinals scored four runs in top of the sixth inning to retake lead
Bases loaded walk in bottom of the seventh inning gave Orange a walk-off victory
Villanova hosts Seton Hall for an Easter Monday doubleheader
Villanova makes its home debut in the conference opener against Georgetown
Villanova Softball faces Robert Morris on Day 1 of the Delaware Invitational
2014: Played and started at center field during 45 of the team's 52 games ... Ranked third on the team with a .248 batting average and 37 hits ... Scored 17 runs to finish second on the squad ... Tallied five doubles and seven RBI ... Stole a team-high 12 bases, which ranked fourth in the conference ... Registered five multi-hit games, including a pair of three hit performances ... Went 2-4 with an RBI, run scored and stolen base versus Boston College (3/8) ... Smacked a two-run double in a win over Marist (4/1) ... Scored, swiped a bad and tallied three hits against Butler (4/12) ... Recorded three hits and two runs in a triumph over Providence (4/17).
2013: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 50 of the team's 52 games, including 49 starts at centerfield ... Finished third on the team with a .296 batting average ... Scored 25 runs, the second most on the squad ... Registered 42 hits, three doubles, one triple, 13 walks and four RBIs ... Recorded a team-high seven stolen bases ... Totaled a .363 on-base percentage and .331 slugging percentage ... Defensively, had a .963 fielding percentage.
Pinnacle High School: Earned three varsity letters in softball ... Pillar Award 2012 .... United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete 2012 ... First Team All-Section 2012 ... NFCA First Team Western-Region 2011 ... Scholar Athlete Award 2010-2012 ... Pioneer Award 2010, 2011 ... All Region Award 2010, 2011 ... School record for highest career batting average (.476) and on-base percentage (.543) ... Gold Award 2012.
Personal: Daughter of Alan and Carol Palmer ... Born 07/30/1994 in Scottsdale, Ariz.. ... Three siblings, Tanner, Braxton and Jaden ... Studying Comprehensive Science in the School of Sciences.