Maureen LeCocq Named Pac-10 Softball Pitcher of the Week

April 8, 2002

Walnut Creek, Calif. - Stanford softball player Maureen LeCocq was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week while Arizona State pitcher Erica Beach has been named Player of the Week for April 1-7, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

LeCocq, a junior from Woodland Hills, Calif., recorded three victories infive games last week. LeCocq blanked 11th-ranked Fresno State 1-0 ingame two of a doubleheader (Apr. 2), scattering seven hits and fanningtwo batters. Against Oregon (Apr. 5), she pitched two innings in relieffor an added win, then combined on a 7-0 shutout of 14th-ranked OregonState (Apr. 6), working the first 5.2 innings. Overall, she gave up justone run in 14.2 innings pitched, while striking out five batters.

For the season, LeCocq is 13-2 with a 1.74 ERA in 104.1 innings of work.She currently has a scoreless innings streak of 19.2 in her last threestarts.

LeCocq earns the second award of her career. Stanford has now received 18 honors all-time.It is the sixth weekly honor for Beach and the 36th for Arizona State all-time.

2002 PAC-10 PLAYER SELECTIONS: Feb. 11 - Stacey Nuveman, UCLA. Feb. 18- Amanda Freed, UCLA. Feb. 25 - Kara Brun, ASU. Mar. 4 - Jaime Clark,WASH. Mar. 11 - Jessica Mendoza, STAN. Mar. 18 - Phelan Wright, ASU.Mar. 25 - Lovieanne Jung, ARIZ. Apr. 1 - Jaime Clark, WASH. Apr. 8 -Erica Beach, ASU.

2002 PAC-10 PITCHER SELECTIONS: Feb. 11 - Tia Bollinger, WASH. Feb. 18- Erica Beach, ASU. Feb. 25 - Tori Nyberg, STAN. Mar. 4 - Amanda Freed,UCLA. Mar. 11 - Keira Goerl, UCLA. Mar. 18 - Keira Goerl, UCLA. Mar.25 - Jennie Finch, ARIZ. Apr. 1 - Kristen Hunter, OSU. Apr. 8 - MaureenLeCocq, STAN.

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