Pac-12 announces Softball Players of the Week
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sis Bates, SO, INF, Washington (Ceres, California)
4 GP, 2 runs, 5 hits, 1 RBI, .455 avg, .636 SLG%
• Reached base in five consecutive plate appearances and seven of last eight.
• Fourth game this season reaching base in every plate appearance (min. 4 PA).
• 12th and 13th multi-hit games of year (had 17 all last season).
• First weekly honor for Bates and 104th for Washington.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK: G Juarez, SO, LHP, Arizona State (Glendale, Ariz.)
4 GP, 4 wins, 22.0 IP, 37 K, 0.00 ERA
• Pitched 22 innings in Arizona State’s four wins over the week against Washington (2-0) and California (4-2, 3-1, 4-0).
• Ending four-game stretch with 37 strikeouts, including a new career-high 17 in the Sun Devils' win in game one against the Golden Bears.
• Through the week, averaged 11.77 strikeouts per game.
• Finished the week with a perfect 0.00 ERA.
• Third-straight and third career weekly honor and 87th all-time for Arizona State.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Danielle Gibson, FR, INF, Arizona State (Murrietta, Calif.)
4 GP, 5 hits, 3 RBI, .385 avg, .462 SLG%
• Was crucial in securing the Sun Devils' series win over then-No. 1 Washington last week, bringing in two-runs in ASU's 2-0 win in the series finale.
• Ended the week with five hits, including four hits in the Sun Devils' sweep of then-No. 20 Cal (4-2, 3-1, 4-0).
• Recorded at least one hit in every game this past week.
• First weekly honor for Gibson.
Player of the Week: Jade Gortarez, ASU; McKenna Arriola, OSU; Teaghan Cowles, STAN; Aaliyah Jordan, UCLA; Breonna Castaneda, UTAH.
Pitcher of the Week: Selina Ta’amilo, UCLA; Taran Alvelo, WASH.
Freshman of the Week: Aaliyah Jordan, UCLA; Julia Noskin, UTAH.
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