Utah faces road tests at Southern Utah and Stanford.
Utes take on Sun Devils in twin bill.
Utes win second straight Pac-12 home series.
Utes have three straight Pac-12 games at home.
Utes tie season high in runs.
Ramirez Notes: Finished 10th in the Pac-12 with 152.2 innings pitched in 2013 ... went 6-for-10 at the plate to help Utah to series victory over No. 2 Arizona State (4/19-4/21/13) ... spots the ball very well and mixes speeds to keep hitters off balance ... a competitor who fields her position exceptionally.
2013: Tenth in the Pac-12 with a team-high 152.2 innings pitched and tied for 10th in the league in saves ... tied for third in Pac-12 with six doubles, finished fourth in saves and was ninth in innings pitched (72.0) during league play ... had a 10-13 record in 35 appearances on the mount with 21 starts ... at the plate, drove in 11 runs with eight extra-base hits ... yielded one earned run on four hits in 4.0 innings versus South Dakota (2/8) ... allowed two earned runs on seven hits in 5.2 innings against Seattle (2/9) ... at the plate, went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI at UNLV (2/17) ... yielded two earned runs on five hits during 7.0 innings against Cal Poly (2/24) ... threw 11.0 innings against No. 21 Arizona (3/29), a mark that tied for the Pac-12 single-game high in league games ... had four hits, a pair of doubles and an RBI in final two games against No. 15 UCLA (4/6-4/7) ... allowed just two earned runs on seven hits in 7.0 innings during victory at Oregon State (4/12), the first conference road win in Utah school history ... went 6-for-10 for a .600 batting average at the plate to help Utah take two of three games from No. 2 Arizona State (4/19-4/21), with two hits in all three games against the Sun Devils ... had a double and an RBI against ASU (4/19) ... was 2-for-3 with an RBI single against the Sun Devils (4/20) ... turned in a 2-for-3 effort with a double against ASU (4/21) ... went 2-for-2 with a double at No. 15 Stanford (4/26) ... threw 6.0 shutout innings to pick up win over No. 12 Washington (5/3), allowing five hits with only one walk.
2012: Sported a 6.20 ERA and 3-7 record in 27 appearances in the circle for the Utes ... fanned a career-high five hitters on a pair of occasions ... came on for 5.0 innings of relief and allowed only two earned runs en route to her third win of the year against No. 23 Oregon State (4/28) ... allowed one earned run on only two hits in 3.0 innings in the series finale against the Beavers (4/29) ... threw 4.0 shutout innings at No. 3/3 Washington, where she only allowed three hits to the Huskies ... picked up first career win after going 3.0 innings, while striking out a career-high five against Rider (2/25) ... earned second career victory in the first start of her career against Howard (3/10), where she allowed only one earned run on three hits to go with five strikeouts in 4.0 innings ... threw season-high 5.2 innings in first game of doubleheader against No. 13/13 Arizona (4/10) ... made first career appearance in the circle against San Diego State (2/10) ... pitched 5.0 innings of quality relief and allowed two earned runs on seven hits, while striking out one and walking one in Utah's first-ever Pac-12 win over No. 23 Oregon State (4/28) ... in the batter's box mainly as a pinch hitter, boasts a .273 (6-for-22) average with three RBI ... had three hits for two RBI in her first four career at-bats ... had a pinch-hit single versus Indiana (2/17) ... hit an RBI single against Cal State Northridge (2/19) ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI base hit against Rider (2/25) ... knocked an RBI single at No. 24/RV New Mexico (3/4) ... also had singles at Florida Gulf Coast (3/9) and in the second game of the series at No. 13/13 Arizona (4/10) ... scored a run in second game of doubleheader at Weber State (4/25) ... singled against No. 15/17 Stanford (5/11).
High School/Travel Ball: Three-time first-team all-league selection as a pitcher and first baseman at Kennedy High School ... Second-Team All-County selection ... three-year letterwinner ... earned school's Athlete of the Month award in 2009 ... played for coach Sara Mesa ... named a Scholar-Athlete in 2011 ... member of So Cal Athletics 18U Gold club team that won two national titles ... squad is the reigning ESPN Premier national champions ... Took fifth at 2009 ASA Nationals 16U SCA's team ... also competed with the Lakewood Ladies, who earned three top-10 finishes at the ASA Nationals and won the 2007 14U ASA national title with American Athletics.
Personal: Full name is Mariah Victoria Ramirez ... born June 9, 1993 ... parents are Barney and Lori Ramirez ... has one brother, Johnny (22) ... intends to major in psychology and become a sports psychologist.