No. 17/14 Cardinal visits La Rue Field for the first of two games scheduled against the Aggies this season
Aggies end the season strong with victories in eight of their last 12 games
Thweatt's complete-game victory helps the Aggies secure a split of Saturday's action
UC Davis will travel to UC Riverside this weekend to compete in its penultimate conference road series
Rare Big West midweek doubleheader precedes weekend series in Santa Barbara
2013: Ranked 70th in the nation with five hit batters... Ended her senior season ranked ninth in the Big West in strikeouts (69) and 10th with a 2.76 ERA... Her 1.53 ERA in conference action was the third-lowest figure among all pitchers... Named a starter in 12 of 27 games... Posted a 6-7 record with a 2.76 ERA... Went the distance in five games... Earned a shutout victory against Cal State Northridge (4/6, Gm. 2)... Struck out 69 batters against 30 walks in 96.1 innings pitched... Also picked up a save vs. Cal Poly (5/10)... Fanned a season-high seven batters vs. CSU Bakersfield (2/16) and Cal State Northridge.
2012: Pitched in 31 games, including 22 starts... Posted 4-11 record with 3.92 ERA... Completed five games with one shutout (4/6, eight-inning gem vs. Cal State Northridge)... Fanned 129 batters in 114.1 innings... Ranked fourth in Big West Conference in strikeouts... Struck out 10-plus on four occasions, including season-high 13 (in 8.0 IP) vs. UC Santa Barbara (4/28)... Also fanned 12 with no walks in 5.1 frames vs. Idaho State (3/10)... Allowed eight hits and just two earned runs in 12.0 combined innings (1.17 ERA) in back-to-back starts vs. Nevada on 2/11-2/12... Forced 146 ground outs to 54 fly outs for the season.
2011: Appeared in 30 games (24 starts) for 89.1 innings... Finished 6-7 with a 3.21 ERA... Struck out 48 with 72 walks... Completed four games, including first collegiate win vs. Southern Utah (2/11)... Fanned season-high six with just three hits and an earned run at Sacramento State (2/20).
2010: Made six pitching appearances for 5.1 innings... Surrendered 12 hits and 11 earned runs... Made lone start vs. Cal State Bakersfield (2/13)... Did not allow a run in 1.0-inning relief appearances at Stanford (4/6) and UC Santa Barbara (5/14)... Appeared in lineup three times (as a DP) but never batted.
INDERKUM HS '09: Four-time All-Tri-County Conference honoree, including MVP as a senior... Key stats: 0.49 ERA with 230 strikeouts in 2007, 0.38 and 226 in 2008, 0.49 in 230 as a senior... Twice named team defensive MVP... Selected as school's Female Athlete of the Year for 2008-09... Helped propel Tigers to four straight Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berths.
PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in psychology... Parents are Stephen Thweatt & Marian Kubiak... Marian attended UC Davis as part of three generations of Aggies... Lists her parents as her non-sports heroes.
Softball earns program-high six All-Big West awards
Softball ends season with close games against CSUN
Wild finish caps
walk-off comeback win