Pac-12 Softball Players of the Week for May 2
Player and Freshman of the Week: Jessie Harper, Arizona
• 3 GP, 2 R, 2 HR, 8 RBI, .667 AVG
• Had a pair of three-hit games in Arizona's series victory over No. 23 Arizona State, driving in eight of Arizona's 14 runs on the weekend.
• Went 3-for-3 with three extra base hits in game 3, including a grand slam and a solo homer for her fifth multi-homer game of 2017.
• Drove in five runs in the game, tying a career high.
• Led Arizona in average (.667), hits (6), doubles (2), home runs (2), RBI (8) and slugging (1.556) for the weekend.
Pitcher of the Week: Megan Kleist, Oregon
• 2 GP, 12.0 IP, 2-0 record, 0.00 ERA, 11K
• Sophomore Megan Kleist did not allow a run in a pair of wins against rival Oregon State over the weekend.
• The right-hander allowed just four hits and one walk in 12 total innings with 11 strikeouts.
• On Friday, in a five inning 8-0 run-rule win, Kleist allowed three hits with no walks and five strikeouts as she needed just 55 pitches to pick up her 15th win of the season.
• On Sunday, in a seven-inning outing, Kleist allowed only one hit, an infield single in the third, with one walk and six strikeouts. She needed 83 pitches to pick up her 16th win.
• So far this season, Kleist owns a 1.31 ERA.
Player of the Week: Shannon Rhodes, ORE; Kylie Sorenson, STAN; Kylee Perez, UCLA.
Pitcher of the Week: Danielle O'Toole, ARIZ; Carolyn Lee, STAN; Selina Ta'Amilo, UCLA; Taran Alvelo, WASH.
Freshman of the Week: Shannon Rhodes, ORE; Montana Dixon, STAN; Rachel Garcia, UCLA.
2017 PAC-12 SOFTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|Player of the Week||Pitcher of the Week||Freshman of the Week|
|May 2||Jessie Harper, ARIZ||Megan Kleist, ORE||Jessie Harper, ARIZ|
|April 24||Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ||Rachel Garcia, UCLA||Rachel Garcia, UCLA|
|April 17||Alysha Everett, OSU||Taran Alvelo, WASH||Kelly Martinez, UTAH|
|April 10||Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ||Rachel Garcia, UCLA||Rachel Garcia, UCLA|
|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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