Pac-12 softball players of the week

Player of the Week: Katiyana Mauga, Arizona
5 GP, 6 R, 4 HR, 8 RBI, .429 AVG
Hit four home runs in Arizona’s five games to start the season 5-0, including her 70th career homer.
She becomes the sixth player in Arizona history, eighth in Pac-12 history and 24th in NCAA history with 70 or more home runs.
Led Arizona in RBI (8) and slugging percentage (1.357).
This is Mauga’s second career nod after taking the award in March of 2015 and a league-leading 158th for Arizona.

Pitcher of the Week: Taran Alvelo, Washington 
3 GP (2 CG), 23 IP, 3-0 record, 0.91 ERA, 16K
Started in three games, pitched 23 innings, including two full games in double header against Nebraska and No. 1 Oklahoma in the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge.
Pitched a 2-1 win over No. 2 Auburn on Thursday and a 1-0 win over reigning NCAA Champion and No. 1 Oklahoma Saturday.
Starting the 2017 season with a 3-0 record, allowed only four runs in three games, totaling 16 strikeouts.
This is Alvelo’s third career pitcher of the week honor.

Freshman of the Week: Teaghan Cowles, Stanford
6 GP, 7 R, 7 RBI, .619 AVG
Hit .619 (13-for-21) on the weekend with seven RBIs, seven runs, two stolen bases and a triple.
Had at least two hits in four of six games.
Her four hits in the Cardinal’s 16-9 win against Purdue tied her for the fifth-most in a single game by a Stanford player in program history.

Player of the Week: 
Maggie Balint, ORE; Natalie Hampton, OSU; Whitney Burks, STAN; Delaney Spaulding, UCLA; Anissa Urtez, UTAH; Trysten Melhart, WASH.
Pitcher of the Week: Danielle O'Toole, ARIZ; Dale Ryndak, ASU; Nerissa Eason, OSU; Carolyn Lee, STAN; Rachel Garcia, UCLA; Katie Donovan, UTAH. 
Freshman of the Week:
 Dejah Mulipola, ARIZ; Mia Camuso, ORE; Nerissa Eason, OSU; Rachel Garcia, UCLA; Alyssa Barrera, UTAH; Sis Bates, WASH.


  Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week Freshman of the Week
Feb. 14 Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ Teaghan Cowles, STAN Taran Alvelo, WASH 
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