Saturday's doubleheader takes place despite delayed start due to heavy rain
UTAH STATE: Redshirted 2012 season... Started 47 of 53 games as a freshman, batting .293 (39-for-133)... Also ranked among team leaders in runs (22) and RBIs (21)... Rapped out 6 doubles and 2 homers... Selected as school's Student-Athlete of the Week (voted by state-wide media panel) for 4/17/11, having scored the winning run in two wins against Boise State.
HUGHSON HS '10: All-state honoree and Trans Valley League MVP as a senior... Earned three All-TVL nods... Batted .443 with 43 RBIs in final season... Played summer ball for Modesto Lady Warriors from 2005-10.
PERSONAL: Born in Turlock, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Mike & Julia Bava... Julia pitched for Utah State's softball team, and was a member of the 1984 squad that advanced to the College World Series... Utah State finished in the top eight and received a No. 1 national ranking during the '81 season... Niece of UC Davis senior associate A.D. Cindy Spiro.