Utes have three straight Pac-12 games at home.
Utes take first game in five innings, 11-2.
Utes win back-to-back Pac-12 games for first time.
Hoopiiaina goes 3-for-4 on the day.
Fankhauser and Hoopiiaina turn in RBI extra-base hits for the Utes.
Gomez Notes: Will serve as a team captain ... exciting to watch on the bases ... feels the game really well and is very easy to coach ... will impress you with her speed and arm ... does a great job in the classroom and is a great teammate.
2013: One of eight Pac-12 players to boast a flawless 1.000 fielding percentage ... hit .308 with a .400 on-base percentage ... tied for Pac-12 single-game high with three steals during second game of doubleheader at Southern Utah (4/24), also had a hit and scored three times against the Thunderbirds ... started 18 games in the Ute outfield with 46 appearances ... had eight hits, six steals and scored 16 runs ... had first career hit and stolen base against Loyola Marymount (2/8) ... stole a base against Nevada (2/10) ... hit a single against Cal State Fullerton (2/16) ... came up with a two-run single at UNLV (2/17) for her first career RBI.
At SLCC: All-Region and All-Region 18 Tournament Team selection in 2011 ... hit .388 with a .421 slugging percentage in 44 starts in the Bruin outfield ... stole 26 bases on 28 attempts ... drew 16 walks and struck out only eight times.
High School/Travel Ball: 5A Senior All Star ... First-Team All-State selection in 2009 ... earned a second-team all-state nod in 2008 ... four-year letterwinner.
Personal: Daughter of Rudy and Stephanie Gomez .... has two siblings, Alex and Sofia ... major is undeclared ... born April 27, 1992.