Renee Welty Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
March 3, 2009
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--ARIZONA STATE senior catcher Renee Welty was named the Pac-10 Player of the Week, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Welty, a native of Gilbert, Ariz., hit .600 over a three-game span, helping the Sun Devils win the Wilson/DeMarini Invitational tournament title. The senior made the most of her five at bats, belting two home runs and driving home four batters. In her one-for-one performance against New Mexico State, Welty homered on her solo plate appearance bolstering the Sun Devils to the 6-2 victory. Welty finished the weekend slugging 1.800, with two of her three hits knocked out the park.
This marks the first career Pac-10 honor for Welty and the 58th all-time for the Sun Devils.
Player: Brittany Lastrapes, Arizona; Alissa Haber, Stanford; Kaila Shull, UCLA; Alicia Blake, Washington.
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