Pac-12 announces softball players of the week
PLAYER AND FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Maya Brady, Fr., INF, UCLA (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)
6 GP, 9 hits, 4 HR, 9 RBI, .500 AVG, .550 OBP
• In then-No.4 UCLA’s opening weekend of the regular season, helped the Bruins go 6-0 and
had hits in all six games in her collegiate debut.
• Homered in four of her first five contests, including three in a row on Feb. 8 and 9 when UCLA defeated Pittsburgh (4-0), CSU Bakersfield (8-4) and Pittsburgh (17-0).
• The freshman both scored a run and drove in a run in five of six games. She also stole two bases.
• Played both center field and second base.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Megan Faraimo, So., P, UCLA (Vista, Calif.)
3 GP, 3 wins, 17.0 IP, 33 K, 0.41 ERA
• Helped then-No.4 UCLA to an undefeated weekend after winning all three games she started, going the distance each time, against CSB on Thursday (14-0), Pitt on Saturday (4-0) and San Diego on Sunday (9-1).
• The sophomore pitcher struck out 33 players over 17 innings and did not issue a walk.
• Allowed only 11 baserunners on 10 hits and a hit by pitch, and the only hit allowed in the Bruins’ season opener was a bunt single.
Player: Alyssa Palomino, ARIZ; Kindra Hackbarth, ASU; Amani Bradley, CAL; Terra McGowan, ORE; Mariah Mazon, OSU; Taylor Gindlesperger, STAN; Alyssa Barrera, UTAH; Sis Bates, WASH.
Pitcher: Mariah Lopez, ARIZ; Cielo Meza, ASU; Alexandra Perez, CAL; Brooke Yanez, ORE; Mariah Mazon, OSU; Tatum Boyd, STAN; Sydney Sandez, UTAH.
Freshman: Kacey Zobac, CAL; Jazmine Hill, ASU; Terra McGowan, ORE; Xiao Gin, OSU; Tatum Boyd, STAN; Madi Jacobus, UTAH; Jadelyn Allchin, WASH.