Pac-12 Softball Players of the Week for March 7

Player of the Week: Alexis Mack, Oregon
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5 GP, 9 R, 0 HR, 4 RBI, .765 AVG
• Went 13-for-17 (.765) on the week with 2 triples, a double, 4 RBIs, 9 runs scored and no strikeouts to lead Ducks to 5-0 weekend at Mizzou Invitational and school-record 19-game winning streak to open the season.
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Raised season average to .509 on the weekend at the plate.
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Recorded two four-hit games and one three-hit game, while also stealing three bases without being caught.
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Played both left field and second base over the weekend. 

Pitcher of the Week: Taylor Cotton, Oregon State
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3 GP, 16.1 IP, 3-0 record, 0.86 ERA, 16K
Posted a 0.86 ERA at the San Diego Classic, including throwing a no-hitter against Miami (Ohio).
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The no-hitter was the first of her career and first for Oregon State since the 2015 season.
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Held her opponents to a .094 batting average and recorded 16 strikeouts in 16 1/3 innings pitched.
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On the season, carries a team-best 1.34 ERA and a 5-1 record.
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Has struck out 41 batters in 36 2/3 innings, while throwing three complete games and two shutouts.

Freshman of the Week: Miranda Elish, Oregon
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4 GP, 11.2 IP, 4-0 record, 0.60 ERA, 9K
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Led Ducks to a perfect weekend at Mizzou Invitational and school-record 19-game winning streak by going 2-0 with a 0.60 ERA in three games, two starts, striking out nine while surrendering only one run on three hits in 11.2 IP.
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Was an important part in the Ducks’ 14-0 win over Maryland, with a two-hit shutout with three strikeouts in a five-inning complete-game win.
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Also contributed with the bat, driving in a run with an RBI single in 8-0 win over Butler.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Player of the Week: 
Mo Mercado, ARIZ; Taylor Becerra, ASU; McKenna Arriola, OSU; Lauren Bertoy, STAN; Delaney Spaulding, UCLA; Heather Bowen, UTAH; Morganne Flores, WASH.
Pitcher of the Week: Danielle O'Toole, ARIZ; Dale Ryndak, ASU; Miranda Elish, ORE; Kiana Pancino, STAN; Selina Ta'amilo, UCLA; Hailey Hilburn, UTAH; Taran Alvelo, WASH.
Freshman of the Week: Dejah Mulipola, ARIZ; Nerissa Eason, OSU; Kiana Pancino, STAN; Jacqui Prober, UCLA; Breonna Castaneda, UTAH; Sis Bates, WASH.

2017 PAC-12 SOFTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

  Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week Freshman of the Week
March 6 Alexis Mack, Oregon Taylor Cotton, Oregon State Miranda Elish, Oregon 
Feb. 28 Mo Mercado, ARIZ Danielle O'Toole, ARIZ Alyssa Barrera, UTAH 
Feb. 21 Lauren Lindvall, ORE Rachel Garcia, UCLA Dejah Mulipola, ARIZ 
Feb. 14 Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ Teaghan Cowles, STAN Taran Alvelo, WASH 
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