Pacheco Notes: Has a lively arm and can throw anyone out in the country ... very vocal behind the plate and brings a sense of fun to the game ... enthusiastic to learn more.
2014: Started 54 games behind the plate ... RBI triple against Portland State (2/8) ... singled, walked and scored twice against Seattle (2/15) ... run-scoring base hit against Ole Miss (3/3) ... 2-for-3 against Chattanooga (3/7) ... singled at No. 5 Washington (3/15) ... RBI double and scored a run against No. 3 Oregon (3/23) ... two-run double against Oregon State (4/4) ... doubled in next game against the Beavers (4/5) ... singled and scored in second game of doubleheader at Weber State (4/8) ... hit two doubles against Stanford (4/17) ... doubled and drew a walk against Stanford (4/18) ... four RBI with 2-for-3 night at the plate in first game of doubleheader against Utah Valley (4/21) ... singled and drew two walks at No. 9 Arizona (4/25) ... drove in a run at Arizona (4/26) ... RBI double against California (5/1) ... RBI single in next game against the Golden Bears (5/2) ... two hits for an RBI, including a double, against Cal (5/3) ... RBI double in first game of twin bill at Utah State (5/6) ... three hits for five RBI and two run scored in doubleheader against Grand Canyon (5/9) ... two-run single against GCU (5/10).
2013: Pac-12 All-Freshman Honorable Mention ... tied for sixth in the Pac-12 in triples and sacrifice flies during league games ... started 49 games behind the plate for the Utes ... had 31 hits (11 for extra bases) with 25 RBI ... had six games with two or more hits and also had four games with two or more RBI ... went 3-for-3, her first career hits, with a triple for two RBI, her first career runs driven in, and also scored a run against Idaho State (2/15) ... hit a double against Seattle (2/15) ... had two hits in two at-bats, including a double, with two runs scored at UNLV (2/17) ... drove in nine runs in conference play with four doubles and a triple ... led the way for the Utes with a 2-for-3 performance at the plate with four RBI off a double and a triple against No. 15 UCLA (4/7) ... went 3-for-3 with an RBI and run scored during Utah's first-ever Pac-12 road win at Oregon State (4/13) ... laced a walk-off double to left-center field to give the Utes a 5-4 win over No. 2 Arizona State (4/19) ... doubled and drove in one more run in the series finale against the Sun Devils (4/21) ... had an RBI single in both games of doubleheader at Southern Utah (4/24) ... scored twice against No. 12 Washington (5/4).
High School/Travel Ball: Played on varsity team at Union for four years under coach Freddy Cabinillas ... first-team all-region selection each of the last two seasons ... chosen to second-team all-region team as a freshman ... a three-year varsity letterwinner as an outside hitter on the volleyball team, also served as team captain and was named MVP ... member of National Honor Society ... earned Academic Excellence award ... played travel ball with Arizona Hotshots 18U Gold, which took first place at the Western National Championships in 2008
Personal: Daughter of Trinidad Palacios and Veronica Pacheco ... intends to major in Psychology at Utah and pursue counseling and therapy as a profession.