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Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - March 23, 2021

Mar 23, 2021

Player and Freshman of the Week: Maya Brady, Fr., UT, UCLA (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)

  • Highlighted UCLA’s series sweep of then-No. 6 Arizona State to begin Pac-12 play, hitting a home run in each of the series’ last three games. 
  • Reached base on 10-of-12 plate appearances, recording six hits and drawing three walks. 
  • Knocked in a career-high six runs in the series finale, including an opposite-field grand slam in the Bruins’ 9-0 win. 
  • Recorded a phenomenal diving catch in the top of the first inning on Sunday, robbing a Sun Devil of extra bases. 

Pitcher of the Week: Rachel Garcia, R-Sr., P, UCLA (Palmdale, Calif.)

  • Earned two wins during UCLA’s four-game sweep of Arizona State, starting game one and entering game three in relief. 
  • Tied a career-high with 14 strikeouts across eight innings in the series opener, striking out the side on three occasions. 
  • Surrendered her first run of the season in 24 innings, leaving her earned-run average at a sparkling 0.29 with 49 strikeouts. 
  • Struck out seven more hitters in 5.2 innings on Sunday, allowing just two hits. 


Player of the Week: Haley Cruse, Oregon; Frankie Hammoude, Oregon State; Taylor Gindlesperger, Stanford; Baylee Klingler, Washington. 

Pitcher of the Week: Brooke Yanez, Oregon; Mariah Mazon, Oregon State; Alana Vawter, Stanford; Gabbie Plain, Washington. 

Freshman of the Week: Alyssa Brito, Oregon; Charity Sevaatasi, Oregon State; Regan Krause, Stanford.

  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
Mar. 2 Carlie Scupin, Arizona Brooke Yanez, Oregon Carlie Scupin, Arizona
Mar. 9 Sami Reynolds, Washington Gabbie Plain, Washington Hanna Delgado, Oregon
Mar. 16 Alyssa Brito, Oregon Mariah Lopez, Arizona Alyssa Brito, Oregon
Mar. 23 Maya Brady, UCLA Rachel Garcia, UCLA Maya Brady, UCLA