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Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - Feb. 23, 2021

Feb 23, 2021

Player of the Week: Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza, 5th Yr., OF, ARIZONA (Mission Viejo, Calif.) 

  • Led Arizona to a 5-0 start to its season at the Hillenbrand Invitational, with a win against Seattle and two each against Southern Utah and New Mexico. 
  • Scored 11 on the Wildcats’ 47 runs, contributing two home runs and four RBIs. 
  • Reached base in 13-of-17 plate appearances, posting eight hits and drawing five walks. 
  • Recorded a hit in all five contests, including three multi-hit games. 

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

  • Saw action in four games this weekend, winning all three games in which she started. 
  • Stuck out at least 10 batters in wins against BYU, Dixie State and Utah Valley, bringing her career total to 19 games with double-digit strikeouts.  
  • Currently ranks second in the nation in strikeouts this season. 
  • Surrendered just three runs across 17.1 innings pitched, becoming the 10th player in program history with 60 career wins. 

Freshman of the Week: Alyssa Brito, Fr., IF, OREGON (Tustin, Calif.)

  • Helped Oregon to a pair of wins over Fresno State, homering in both contests. 
  • Posted her first career three-hit game in the Ducks’ 10-2 victory over the Bulldogs, including a triple and a solo home run. 
  • Led the team with four hits across the two games last weekend. 


Player of the Week: Makena Smith, California; Alyssa Brito, Oregon; Emily Schultz, Stanford; Briana Perez, UCLA; Ellessa Bonstrom, Utah; Jadelyn Allchin, Washington. 

Pitcher of the Week: Hanah Bowen, Arizona; Brooke Yanez, Oregon; Alana Vawter, Stanford; Megan Faraimo, UCLA. 

Freshman of the Week: Devyn Netz, Arizona; Regan Krause, Stanford; Taylor Edwards, UCLA; Mariah Lopez, Utah; Lilly Agan, Washington. 

  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
Feb. 23 Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza, Arizona Gabbie Plain, Washington Alyssa Brito, Oregon