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Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - Feb. 16, 2021

Feb 16, 2021

Player of the Week: Maddi Hackbarth, 5th Yr., C, ARIZONA STATE (Oakdale, Calif.) 

  • Recorded seven hits in 12 at-bats at the Kajikawa Classic, including the game-tying single in the seventh inning of a 7-5 win over BYU. 
  • Went 3-for-3 in a 9-1 win over Seattle, including her first home run of the year and two doubles. 
  • Added a solo home run in a 9-4 win over Utah. 
  • Helped lead then-No. 16 Arizona State to a 4-0 start to the season. 

Pitcher of the Week: Gabbie Plain, Sr., P, WASHINGTON (Harrington Park, Australia)

  • Became just the second pitcher in program history (Danielle Lawler) to pitch a perfect game in the season opener. 
  • Also joined Lawler as the first Huskies with multiple perfect games in their careers; completed her second perfect game and fifth no-hitter in an 8-0 win over Southern Utah. 
  • Extended her streak to 26 scoreless innings, pitching 15.2 innings over the weekend in two wins over Southern Utah and one against UNLV and Dixie State. 
  • Dominated to the tune of 22 strikeouts compared to just nine hits surrendered. 

Freshman of the Week: Madison Simon, Fr., IF, OREGON STATE (Irvine, Calif.)

  • Penciled into the leadoff spot for the Beavers in her first collegiate action. 
  • Contributed to Oregon State’s 5-0 start to 2021 with seven hits, including three multi-hit games. 
  • Recorded her first career triple and RBI in a 6-0 win over Utah State. 
  • Added 11 putouts and seven assists as the team’s starting third baseman. 


Player of the Week: Haley Cruse, Oregon; Missy Nunes, Oregon State; Bubba Nickles, UCLA; Haley Denning, Utah; Baylee Klinger, Washington. 

Pitcher of the Week: Allison Royalty, Arizona State; Brooke Yanez, Oregon; Mariah Mazon, Oregon State; Megan Faraimo, UCLA, Sydney Sandez, Utah. 

Freshman of the Week: Allison Royalty, Arizona State; Seneca Curo, UCLA. 

  Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week Freshman of the Week
Feb. 16 Maddi Hackbarth, Arizona State Gabbie Plain, Washington Madison Simon, Oregon State