Pac-10 Softball Player/Pitcher Of The Week

May 12, 2003

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -

ARIZONA sophomore thirdbaseman Jackie Coburn has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Softball Player of the Week, while UCLA freshman Michelle Turner and has been named Pitcher of the Week for May 5 -May 11, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Coburn, from Phoenix, Ariz., posted a .417 batting average over the weekend, with five hits, three home runs and a whopping 14 RBI. In the second game of Saturday's doubleheader with WASHINGTON, she was 4-for-6, launching two home runs, and collecting 11 RBI, which is an Arizona single game record.

Turner, from Buena Park, Calif., went 2-0 in a doubleheader at ARIZONA STATE, tossing her first career no-hitter in game one, and a five-inning shutout in game two, for a 0.00 ERA and six strikeouts in eleven innings pitched.

It is the first weekly award for Coburn, the 82nd all-time for Arizona. For Turner, it is her first weekly honor, and it is the 75th all-time weekly award for the Bruins.

Also nominated for Player of the Week: Jenn Poore, ORE; Vanessa Iapala, OSU; Jessica Allister, STAN.

Also nominated for Pitcher of the Week: Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Anissa Meashintubby, ORE; 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; Apr. 15 - Andrea Vidlund, ORE; Apr. 21 - Brynnen Guthrie, OSU; Apr. 28 - Clare Burnum, OSU; May 5 - Courtney Scott, CAL; May 12 - Jackie Coburn, 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; Apr. 15 - Desiree Serrano, ASU; Apr. 21 - Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Apr. 28 - Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; May 5 - Keira Goerl, UCLA/Alicia Hollwell, ARIZ; May 12 - Michelle Turner, UCLA. - Pac-10 -

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