Utes tie season high in runs.
Stewart and Mendenhall drive in runs for the Utes.
Sophomore left fielder Kate Dickman drives in a pair.
Utes face Wildcats at 4 p.m.
Utes take first game in five innings, 11-2.
Amu Notes: Appeared in 68 games with 39 starts over her career with the Utes ... hit grand slam at UNLV (2/17) and against North Dakota (3/4/12) ... dropball reaches 66 to 68 miles per hour ... offensively, she brings incredible power to the plate.
2013: Went 7-10 in pitching decisions in 34 appearances on the mound ... threw eight complete games ... has a 4.21 ERA ... threw three shutout innings against South Dakota (2/8) ... allowed two earned runs on six hits in 7.0 innings for first win of season against Loyola Marymount (2/8) ... picked second complete-game victory against Long Beach State (2/17), while not allowing an earned run on five hits and striking out five ... hit an RBI single against Idaho State (2/15) ... came up with a pinch-hit grand slam at UNLV (2/17) ... allowed two earned runs on seven hits in 6.0 innings of work against Colorado State (2/22) ... did not give up an earned run in 5.1 innings en route to victory against Long Island Brooklyn (2/23) ... in win at Utah Valley (3/5), gave up one earned run without a walk on seven hits in 7.0 innings.
2012: Made seven starts and 25 appearances in the circle ... went 4-4 in pitching decisions ... threw 57.0 innings ... recorded 34 strikeouts ... went 6.2 innings in first start against UC Santa Barbara (2/11), allowing only two earned runs on six hits to go with five strikeouts ... threw four innings in relief against No. 1/1 California (4/7) ... struck out three in start against No. 19/15 Oregon (4/14) ... threw 5.2 innings of relief in series at No. 15 UCLA (4/20 through 4/22) ... did not allow an earned run and only two hits in 4.1 innings of work during doubleheader at Weber State (4/25) in the batter's box, hit for a .250 average ... hit a grand slam against North Dakota (3/4) ... hit an RBI double against Rider (2/26) and also had a two-base hit in the second game of the doubleheader with a run scored against Southern Utah (3/21).
2011: Made 14 starts and 36 appearances in the circle ... went 8-9 on the season ... finished fourth in the Mountain West Conference with a 2.97 ERA ... opponents hit .297 against her, which was the seventh-best mark in the league ... totaled 120.1 innings, the eighth-most in the MWC ... struck out 93, which took seventh in the conference ... threw five complete games ... did not allow an earned run and only three hits in 4.2 innings at No. 13/10 Arizona State (2/12) ... yielded only one earned run in eight innings against Long Beach State (2/24) for first career complete game ... picked up first career victory against Nevada (2/19) ... struck out six in seven-inning complete-game effort against Southern Utah (3/9) ... threw back-to-back complete games against Princeton and at George Mason (3/22) ... gave up only four hits and one earned run in 1-0 loss to the Tigers ... threw one-hitter and did not allow an earned run against the Patriots to go along with season-high-tying seven strikeouts ... also struck out seven against Hampton (3/19) ... in 7.0 innings of work in the second game of a doubleheader against Boise State (3/30), gave up five hits and only one earned run ... picked up first career save at New Mexico (5/5) after pitching perfect seventh frame, including two strikeouts ... hit .227 with two extra-base hits (double and home run) and six RBI ... hit first career home run in second game of doubleheader against Weber State (4/6) ... went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored against Western Michigan (2/11) ... scored three runs against Hampton (3/19).
High School/Travel Ball: Two-time participant in the 2007 and 2008 National Elite Futures Camp, also played in the 2008 adidas Futures Top 100 Camp ... led team to CIF San Diego Division I Semifinals ... team went undefeated in Avocado League season in 2008 as well as a Michelle Carew League title ... was named a North County Times Athlete of the Week and All-Avocado League ... helped team qualify for CIF playoffs and earned Second-Team All-Southwestern Conference, All-Riverside County, MVHS Rookie of the Year in 2007 ... club team was a runner-up at the Champions Cup 18 Gold in 2008 and finished seventh at 18 Gold ASA Nationals ... 14U team finished 13th out of 129 at ASA Nationals in 2007, 49th out of 112 in 2006, and 25th in the 2005 U12 Division ... Scholar-Athlete award ... History Academic Achievement Award ... 2007 TASK Scholar Winner ... member of Pacific Islander Student Association ... also played varsity volleyball and basketball.
Personal: Full name is Naomi Mavis Amu ... major is undeclared ... parents are Ann and Amu Jr. ... father is a native of American Samoa ... has two brothers Toeafua and Charles ... born June 20, 1992.