Pac-10 Softball Player/Pitcher Of The Week

April 8, 2003


ARIZONA sophomore outfielder Courtney Fossatti has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Softball Player of the Week, and Wildcats freshman hurler Alicia Hollowell has been named Pitcher of the Week for March 31 -April 6, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Fossatti, from Tustin, Calif., put together a .400 batting average in three Wildcat victories on the road versus No. 1-ranked UCLA and No. 3 Washington. She went 2-for-4 against the Huskies, scoring a run in the game, and went 2-for-3 with a run scored in Arizona's win over UCLA on Sunday. She also posted a flawless 1.000 fielding percentage over the weekend in the Wildcat outfield.

Hollowell, from Suisun, Calif., posted a 3-0 record, a 0.33 ERA and two shutouts over the weekend, with two wins over the top-ranked Bruins and a win over No. 3 Washington. Against the Huskies, Hollowell tossed seven innings, allowing only two hits and striking out 12 batters. In the win at No. 1 UCLA on Saturday, she threw a one-hitter, her sixth this season.

The No. 3-ranked Wildcats were 3-0 for the second straight weekend of Pac-10 play, winning at No. 1 UCLA 3-0 and 5-1, and defeating the No. 3 Huskies, 3-0.

It is the first weekly award for Fossatti, the second for Hollowell and the 77th all-time weekly honor for the Wildcats.

Also nominated for Player of the Week: Kaleo Eldredge, CAL; Shelly Prochaska, OSU; Lauren Lappin, STAN; Sarah Hyatt, WASH.

Also nominated for Pitcher of the Week: Kelly Anderson, CAL; Monica Hoffman, OSU; Dana Sorensen, STAN; Tia Bollinger, WASH.

2003 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Feb. 11 - Lovie Jung, ARIZ; Feb. 18 - Tairia Mims, UCLA; Feb. 25 - Natasha Watley, UCLA; Mar. 4 - Kristen Rivera, WASH; Mar. 11 - Kara Brun, ASU; Mar. 18 - Erin Goodell, ORE; Mar. 25 - Kristen Rivera, WASH; Apr. 1 - Lovie Jung, ARIZ; Apr. 8 - Courtney Fossatti, ARIZ.

2003 PAC-10 PITCHERS OF THE WEEK: Feb. 11 - Amy Harris, ORE; Feb. 18 - Desiree Serrano, ASU; Feb. 25 - Keira Goerl, UCLA; Mar. 4 - Tia Bollinger, WASH; Mar. 11 - Dana Sorensen, STAN; Mar. 18 - Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Mar. 25 - Tori Nyberg, STAN; Apr. 1 - Keira Goerl, UCLA; Apr. 8 - Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ.

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