10 Paige Palkovich  
Paige Palkovich

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Eastview HS

Position:
Utility

B/T:
R/R


10/24/2014

Gophers Cap Fall With Two Wins

Minnesota topped Minnesota Duluth 3-2 and 10-2 Friday night

10/03/2014

Gophers Blank St. Cloud State in Fall Action

Minnesota defeated the Huskies, 8-0, at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium Friday

09/05/2014

Gophers Hold 2014 Awards Banquet

Kaitlyn Richardson, Sara Moulton, Sara Groenewegen, and Erika Smyth won team awards Friday night

05/25/2014

Gophers' Season Ends With Loss to UO

Minnesota finishes with a 44-12 record

05/17/2014

Gophers Advance to Regional Championship

Minnesota downed North Dakota State, 4-1, in 10 innings

02/18/2013

Palkovich Game-Winning Blast

Paige Palkovich hit a two-run home run to break a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning of a 3-1 win vs. UNI.

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2014 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Made 46 appearances with 27 starts • hit .160 with a .222 on-base percentage in 50 at-bats • stole six bases and scored 10 runs, including two in the Gophers' season-opening win over Murray State and the game-winning run against South Carolina (Feb. 28) • notched an RBI against South Carolina and had hits against both the Gamecocks and Detroit Feb. 28 • had hits in both games of a doubleheader versus Wisconsin (April 6) • posted a .985 fielding percentage.

2013 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in 50 games, with 42 starts, mainly at first base • batted .189 on the season • was hit by pitch 12 times, the most on the team • hit two triples, tied for the team lead • tallied seven doubles on the season • hit an RBI triple at UNLV (Feb. 10) • went 2-for-3 with a solo HR vs. Illinois State (Feb. 15) • tripled and scored a run vs. Northern Iowa (Feb. 16) • hit a game-winning two-run home run in the second game that day • batted 2-for-4 with two runs, two RBI and a HR at Northwestern (March 30) • went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs and two RBI at Iowa State (April 24).

HIGH SCHOOL:
A 2012 graduate of Eastview High School • earned all-conference honors three times • batted .436 with a .536 on base percentage as a senior • batted .700 during the Section 3AAA tournament • in addition to playing shortstop, she pitched, and had four wins and three saves • four-time academic letter honoree • captain of both the softball and basketball teams.

PERSONAL:
The daughter of Mark Palkovich and Mary Palkovich.

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO OBP SF SH SB-ATT PO A FLD
2013 .189 50-42 111 20 21 7 2 3 15 41 .369 23 9 12 .313 2 6 6-7 279 9 .986
2014 .160 46-27 50 10 8 0 0 0 1 8 .160 2 2 10 .222 0 3 6-8 129 2 .986
TOTAL .180 100-69 161 30 29 7 2 3 16 49 .304 25 11 22 .287 2 9 12-15 408 11 .986