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Flores Earns College Softball Johnny Bench Award

Jun 16, 2020

Johnny Bench Awards

SEATTLE - Morganne Flores was named the College Softball Johnny Bench Award winner today for the 2020 season. Flores is the first Husky ever to win the award, given to the best catcher in college softball each year.

In the shortened season, Flores hit four home runs and drove in 28 runs, bringing her career totals to 48 homers and 185 RBI. Flores, who will return in 2021, is fifth all-time in Husky history in home runs and ninth in RBI. She did not make an error in the 2020 season and has now gone without an error since 2017, a span of 108 games at catcher and first base. Flores' career fielding percentage of .998 is the highest in Husky history.

Flores reached base safely in 21 of 25 games in 2020. Seven times she had multiple hits in a single games, driving in multiple runs in six times. She has played in 192 games in her career and started 187.

An All-American in 2019, Flores was named to the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year watch list before the 2020 season. She has been named All-Region every year of her career in which that award has been given out.

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