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
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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.
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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.
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Drove in five runs in the game, tying a career high.
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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.

ALSO NOMINATED:
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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