Skip to main content

Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - April 19, 2021

Apr 19, 2021

Player of the Week: Sami Reynolds, Jr., OF, WASHINGTON (Snohomish, Wash.)

  • Played a key role in Washington’s series win over then-No. 4 Oregon, hitting safely in all four games. 
  • Hit a solo home run in each of the three games that counted in the Conference standings. 
  • Reached base in seven of her 11 plate appearances, scoring four times and striking out just once. 
  • Has now homered five times in seven career games against Oregon. 
  • Became one of nine Pac-12 hitters with double-digit home runs and one of six with at least four home runs in Conference play. 

Pitcher of the Week: Rachel Garcia, Sr., P/1B, UCLA (Palmdale, Calif.)

  • Completed the second no-hitter of her career, leading UCLA to a 7-0 win over Oregon State in the series opener. 
  • Struck out 12 and allowed just four total baserunners.
  • Second no-hitter for UCLA this season (Feb. 24, Megan Faraimo vs. San Diego State). 
  • Improved to 7-0 in the circle this season.
  • Also added three hits and three RBI as a hitter across three games at the plate. 

Freshman of the Week: Lindsay Lopez, R-Fr., P, ARIZONA STATE (San Tan Valley, Ariz.)

  • Led Arizona State to a Conference series sweep of then-No. 8 Arizona, earning the win in all three games. 
  • Ended the Wildcats’ 12-game winning streak with a 4-3 win on Friday evening, pitching 3.2 innings and allowing just a single run (0.60 ERA). 
  • Struck out 10 and allowed one earned run in 11.2 innings.
  • First Conference sweep of Arizona since 2012 and Arizona State’s first series win over its rival since 2015. 
  • First career Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor. 

ALSO NOMINATED: 

Player of the Week: DeNae Chatman, ARIZONA STATE; Briana Perez, UCLA. 

Pitcher of the Week: Lindsay Lopez, ARIZONA STATEe; Gabbie Plain, WASHINGTON. 

Freshman of the Week: Alyssa Garcia, 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
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
Apr. 6 Mariah Mazon, Oregon State Alyssa Denham, Arizona Jadelyn Allchin, Washington
Apr. 12 Rachel Garcia, UCLA Gabbie Plain, Washington Aly Kaneshiro, Stanford
Apr. 19 Sami Reynolds, Washington Rachel Garcia, UCLA Lindsay Lopez, Arizona State