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Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - March 30, 2021

Mar 30, 2021

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

  • Led Arizona to a four-game sweep over Oregon State, reaching base in 12 of her 15 plate appearances (.800 OBP) and scoring nine runs. 
  • Recorded five extra-base hits - two doubles, a triple and a pair of home runs, highlighted by multi-homer performance in game three of the series. 
  • Set a new season-high with six RBIs in game three, punctuated by a game-ending grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning. 
  • Second Pac-12 Player of the Week honor in 2021. 

Pitcher and Freshman of the Week: Makenna Kliethermes, Fr., P, OREGON (Wardsville, Mo.)

  • No-hit LMU across seven spectacular innings, completing the 34th no-hitter in program history. 
  • Struck out 15 batters and walked just one, becoming the fourth Oregon pitcher to have at least 15 strikeouts in a no-hit performance. 
  • Struck out the first six hitters of the game and struck out the side in the final frame to seal the Ducks’ 3-0 victory. 
  • First career Pac-12 Pitcher and Freshman of the Week honors. 


Player of the Week: Kindra Hackbarth, Arizona State; Alyssa Brito, Oregon; Frankie Hammoude, Oregon State; Taylor Gindlesperger, Stanford; Morganne Flores, Washington. 

Pitcher of the Week: Regan Krause, Stanford. 

Freshman of the Week: Janelle Meono, Arizona; Charity Sevaaetasi, Oregon State; Regan Krause, Stanford; Jadelyn Allchin, 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
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
Mar. 30 Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza, Arizona Makenna Kliethermes, Oregon Makenna Kliethermes, Oregon