Cal's Woods and UCLA's Selden Named Pac-10 Softball Player/Pitcher Of The Week

March 8, 2005

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif.- CALIFORNIA junior catcher Haley Woods has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Softball Player of the Week, and UCLA freshman Anjelica Selden has been named Pitcher of the Week for Mar. 1-7, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Woods, from Burlingame, Calif., helped the California softball team to a 7-0 record at the Hawaii Tournament in Honolulu last weekend. She hit .303 (10-of-23) with 12 RBI, four home runs and a pair of doubles in victories over Portland State, Delaware State (twice), Hawaii, Mount St. Mary's and No. 9 Alabama (twice). Woods leads the team this year in home runs (6), RBI (27) and slugging percentage (.726).

Selden, from Vacaville, Calif., pitched two no-hitters against St. John's and tournament host No. 18/24 Fresno State in addition to a 23-strikeout game vs. Ole Miss. The freshman pitcher allowed just one walk while striking out 70 of the 120 batters faced at the Bulldog Classic as the Bruins went 5-1 last weekend. Selden concluded the weekend with a 0.20 ERA in four starts and five appearances while throwing four complete games. She was honored as an All-Tournament selection in the Bulldog Classic.

This is the first weekly honor for Woods, and the second for Selden. The awards are the 54th and 85th all-time honors for the Bears and Bruins, respectively.

ALSO NOMINATED PLAYERS: Kristie Fox, ARIZ; Valerie Sevilla, ASU; Beth Boskovich, ORE; Adrienne Alo, OSU; Leah Nelson, STAN; Caitlin Benyi, UCLA; Ashley Charters, WASH.

ALSO NOMINATED PITCHERS: Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Katie Burkhart, ASU; Kristina Thorson, CAL; Brianne McGowan, OSU.

2005 Players of the Week: Feb. 15- Michelle Smith, STAN; Feb. 22- Michelle Smith, STAN; Mar. 1-.Lauren Lappin, ASU; Mar. 8- Haley Woods, CAL.

2005 Pitchers of the Week: Feb. 15- Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Feb. 22- Anjelica Selden, UCLA; Mar. 1- Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Mar. 8- Anjelica Selden, UCLA.

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