Pac-10 Names Softball Player/Pitcher Of The Week
May 16, 2005
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.- WASHINGTON junior Aimee Minor 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 May 10-14, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Minor, from San Jacinto, Calif., led the Huskies with a .714 aveage (5-for-7) with two runs, a triple, a home run and six RBI. She boasted a 1.429 slugging percentage and an .800 on-base percentage after drawing four walks. Minor went 2-for-3 in the 9-0 upset victory over No. 6 Oregon State on May 12. She drove in four runs, hit a triple, stole a base and scored one run. She went 1-for-1 against Oregon on May 13, hitting a single and walking twice. On May 14, Minor went 2-for-3 with her 15th home run of the season, 2 RBI, a walk and a stolen base.
Selden, from Vacaville, Calif., held a 0.41 ERA with a 2-0 record, 18 strikeouts and a walk in three appearances last week. On the week, opposing batters hit .111 against Selden. In a relief appearance against Oregon on May 12, Selden retired all 15 batters she faced while pitching five perfect innings and striking out six. On May 13 against No. 6 Oregon State, she pitched a three-hit shutout in UCLA's 9-0 win over the Beavers. Selden struck out four and did not issue a walk. She followed that with a complete game eight-strikeout performance in the 5-1 win over the Beavers on May 14, allowing only three hits.
This is the second weekly honor for Minor and the fourth for Selden. The awards are the 55th and 89th all-time honors for the Huskies and Bruins, respectively.
ALSO NOMINATED PLAYERS: Caitlin Lowe, ARIZ; Alex Sutton, CAL; Andrea Duran, UCLA.
ALSO NOMINATED PITCHERS: Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Amy Harris, ORE; Ashley Boek, WASH.
2005 Players of the Week: Feb. 15- Michelle Smith, STAN; Feb. 22- Michelle Smith, STAN; March 1-.Lauren Lappin, STAN; March 8- Haley Woods, CAL; March 15- Sharee Zaleski, ASU; March 22- Jackie Coburn, ARIZ; March 29- Caitlin Lowe, ARIZ; Lovena Chaput, ORE; April 5- Vanessa Iapala, OSU; April 12- Haley Woods, CAL; April 19- Michelle Smith, STAN; April 26- Lauren Greer, WASH; May 3 - Lisa Allen, OSU; May 10- Caitlin Benyi, UCLA; May 16- Aimee Minor, WASH.
2005 Pitchers of the Week: Feb. 15- Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; Feb. 22- Anjelica Selden, UCLA; March 1- Alicia Hollowell, ARIZ; March 8- Anjelica Selden, UCLA; March 15- Katie Burkhart, ASU; March 22- Brianne McGowan, OSU; March 29- Kelly Anderson, CAL; April 5- Brianne McGowan, OSU; April 12- Brianne McGowan, OSU; April 19- Anjelica Selden, UCLA; April 26- Brianne McGowan, OSU; May 3- Amy Harris, ORE; May 10- Lisa Dodd, UCLA; May 16- Anjelica Selden, UCLA.