Pac-12 Softball Players of the Week for April 4

Player of the Week: Katiyana Mauga, Arizona
• 5 GP, 5 R, 2 HR, 7 RBI, .417 AVG
 Hit her 78th and 79th career home runs bringing her one shy of becoming the ninth player in NCAA history with 80 homers.
• Her 12 home runs so far this season lead the Conference.
• Led the team with seven RBI, helping Arizona go 5-0 vs. Grand Canyon and and a sweep of No. RV/22 Cal.
• Batted .417 and got on base at a .579 clip.

Pitcher of the Week: Maggie Balint, Oregon
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4 GP, 11 IP, 4-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 17K
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Was perfect over the week, helping the Ducks to four top-25 wins.
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Pitched in all four games, including a start in the ASU series and went 3-0 with a shutout and a save.
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She allowed no runs, either earned of unearned, and struck out 17 batters in 11.0 innings.
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She walked just three and allowed only four hits.
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Now has a team-best 0.86 ERA with 112 strikeouts and 16 walks in 81.2 innings this year.
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She owns a team-best 16-0 record.

Freshman of the Week: Alyssa Palomino, Arizona
• 5 GP, 6 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI, .308 AVG
• Had four extra- base hits, including two homers, in five games on the week, helping Arizona go 5-0.
• The Wildcats now improve to a perfect 9-0 in Conference play with its third straight Conference sweep.
• Scored a run in every game and drove in five of her own.
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Led the team with a 1.000 slugging percentage for the week.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Player of the Week: 
Nichole Chilson, ASU; Paige Halstead, UCLA; Ally Dickman, UTAH; Casey Stangel, WASH.
Pitcher of the Week: Taylor McQuillin, ARIZ; Dale Ryndak, ASU; Rachel Garcia, UCLA; Katie Donovan, UTAH. 
Freshman of the Week: Maggie Balint, ORE; Rachel Garcia, UCLA; Alyssa Barrera, UTAH..

2017 PAC-12 SOFTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

  Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week Freshman of the Week
April 3 Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ Maggie Balint, ORE Alyssa Palomino, ARIZ
Mar. 20 Sashel Palacios, ASU Danielle O'Toole, ARIZ Rachel Garcia, UCLA
Mar. 13 Chelsea Gonzales, ASU Michelle Floyd, ARIZ Jessie Harper, ARIZ
Mar. 6 Alexis Mack, ORE Taylor Cotton, OSU Miranda Elish, ORE 
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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