Pac-12 announces softball players of the week

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Baylee Klingler, So., INF, Washington (Houston, Texas)
5 GP, 15 AB, 11 hits, 4 runs, 2 HR, 8 RBI, .733 AVG, .688 OBP

• Helped then-No. 2 Washington to four wins on the weekend, including wins over then-No. 4 LSU (3-1) and then-No. 13 Michigan (10-2). The Huskies improved to 19-2 on the season.
• Matched career high with four-hit game in Washington’s win over Cal State Fullerton (7-2).
• Retired only four times all weekend, recorded four-straight multi-hit games and notched a five-game RBI streak.
• Matched 2019 HR total in 36 fewer games.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Mariah Lopez, Sr., P, Arizona (Saugus, Calif.)
3 app, 3 wins, 17.0 IP, 23 K, 1.65 ERA

• Helped then-No. 7 Arizona go 5-0 at the Easton Crimson Classic, including two wins against then-No. 8 Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
• Defeated the Crimson Tide twice in back-to-back games, the first in a complete-game victory (2-1) and the second in relief (6-5).
• In second start of the weekend, threw a two-hit, 10-strikeout shutout against McNeese State, giving Arizona the win (2-0).
 

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kelley Lynch, Fr., P/1B, Washington (Newnan, Georgia)
5 GP, .333 avg, 5 hits, 3 HR, 4 RBI ; 2 app, 8.2 IP, 8 K

• Helped then-No. 2 Washington to four wins on the weekend, including wins over then-No. 4 LSU (3-1) and then-No. 13 Michigan (10-2).
• Set Washington freshman record for most RBI in the first 20 games of career with 25.
• Eighth freshman in Huskies’ history with 7+ HR in first season (has done so in 20 games).
• Has totaled fourth-most extra-base hits before Pac-12 play by a Washington freshman as well as fourth-most HR before Pac-12 play by a freshman.
• Third-consecutive weekly honor.




ALSO NOMINATED
Player:
Jessie Harper, ARIZ; Kindra Hackbarth, ASU; Allee Bunker, ORE; Teaghan Cowles, STAN; Briana Perez, UCLA.
Pitcher: Mariah Mazon, OSU; Samaria Diaz, ORE; Alana Vawter, STAN; Brooke Nelson, WASH; Megan Faraimo, UCLA.
Freshman: Jazmine Hill, ASU; Ariel Carlson, ORE; Xiao Gin, OSU; Alana Vawter, STAN; Alyssa Garcia, UCLA.

 


2020 PAC-12 SOFTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 
Player of the Week
Pitcher of the Week
Freshman of the Week
Feb. 25 Haley Cruse, ORE Megan Faraimo, UCLA Kelley Lynch, WASH
Mar. 3 Baylee Klingler, WASH Mariah Lopez, ARIZ Kelley Lynch, WASH
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