This Week in Pac-10 Softball
THIS WEEK IN PAC-10 SOFTBALL
The Pac-10 celebrates the 2011 softball season as the 25th anniversary of women in sports with 123 NCAA women's team titles and an unrivaled 527 individual championships, the Pac-10 has a lauded heritage in women's sports, with softball playing a major part in that success. With the first weekend of the 2011 season in the books, Pac-10 squads gear up for a second weekend of tournament play. ARIZONA and ARIZONA STATE host tournaments this weekend, the Hillenbrand Classic and Littlewood Classic, respectively. WASHINGTON and CALIFORNIA head to San Diego for the San Diego Classic. UCLA, the No. 1 ranked team in the country according to both major polls, will join STANFORD and OREGON in Las Vegas for the UNLV Louisiville Slugger Classic. The Pac-10 has seven teams ranked in the national polls, with the eighth receiving votes. ASU freshman pitcher Dallas Escobedo had a stellar opening weekend, earning four wins, two against ranked opponents en route to being named USA Softball National Player of the Week.
Friday, Feb. 18
OREGON vs. Utah@ 9:00 a.m. PT
UCLA vs. Southern Illinois Edwardsville@ 9:00 a.m. PT
STANFORD vs. Utah State@ 11:15 a.m. PT UCLA vs. Arkansas@ 1:30 p.m. PT OREGON vs. Nevada@ 1:30 p.m. PT WASHINGTON vs. Sacramento State$ 2:00 p.m. PT CALIFORNIA vs. Missouri$ 2:00 p.m. PT
STANFORD vs. Portland State@ 3:45 p.m. PT
CALIFORNIA vs. UC Davis$ 4:30 p.m. PT
Seattle University at ARIZONA STATE% 5:00 p.m. PT
ARIZONA vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi& 6:00 p.m. MST
Illinois State at ARIZONA STATE% 7:00 p.m. MST
Saturday, Feb. 19
OREGON vs. Hawai'i@ 9:00 a.m. PT
STANFORD vs. BYU@ 9:00 a.m. PT
OREGON vs. Arkansas@ 11:15 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON vs. Northwestern$ 11:30 a.m. PT
UCLA vs. Utah@ 1:30 p.m. PT
STANFORD vs. Hawai'i@ 1:30 p.m. PT
CALIFORNIA vs. UC Santa Barbara$ 2:00 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON vs. Missouri$ 2:00 p.m. PT
ARIZONA vs. Drake University& 2:00 p.m. MST
UCLA vs. Portland State@ 3:45 p.m. PT
ARIZONA vs. Kennesaw State& 4:00 p.m. MST
CALIFORNIA vs. San Diego$ 4:30 p.m. PT
Idaho State at ARIZONA STATE% 5:00 p.m. MST
Iowa at ARIZONA STATE% 7:00 p.m. MST
Sunday, Feb. 20
OREGON vs. Boise State@ 9:00 a.m. PT
UCLA vs. Utah State@ 9:00 a.m. PT
CALIFORNIA vs. Howard$ 9:00 a.m. PT
ARIZONA vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi& 10:00 a.m. PT
STANFORD vs. Tennessee@ 11:15 p.m. PT
ARIZONA vs. Pacific& 1:00 p.m. MST
Seattle University at ARIZONA STATE% 1:00 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON at San Diego State$ 2:00 p.m. PT
@ Louisville Slugger Classic, Las Vegas, Nev.
$ San Diego Tournament, San Diego, Calif.
& Hillenbrand Invitational, Tucson, Ariz.
% Littlewood Classic, Tempe, Ariz.